Martin P. Moloney Notary Public

A Notary Public is a public officer constituted by law to serve the public in non-contentious matters usually concerned with foreign or international property or business. Notaries in Ireland are approved for appointment by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ireland. Acts carried out by a Notary Public are recognised around the world.

A Notary Public is most commonly called upon for the execution and preparation of documents for use in another country. A Notary is empowered by law and by custom and usage of notaries through the ages to perform a number of functions, such as the following:

  • Administer Oaths
  • Attest Signatures
  • Authenticate Documents
  • Give Notarial Acts
  • Take Affidavits (though not for use in the courts in Ireland)
  • Take Affirmations and Declarations
  • Receive and Make Protests under Mercantile Law, and issue notarial certificates in respect of documents and persons.
  • Draw up Powers of Attorney and other legal documents customarily prepared by Notaries Public.
  • Assist in matters of Admiralty Law and Ships Protests.
  • Certification of documents for foreign adoptions
  • Certification of identification and documents for foreign applications (visa, exams, admission to professional body etc.)
  • Assist in procuring an Apostille Certificate from the Department of Foreign Affairs verifying the authenticity of documents for use abroad.
  • Certifying the authenticity of official signatures and/or the official seal applied to a public document under the Legalisation procedure.

Our Notary Public Dublin offices at conveniently located in Wellington Quay in the city centre.

Martin Moloney

*For more information on the Apostille , Legalisation and Authentication of documents please see The Department of Foreign Affairs website