Cookie Policy

Like many websites, we use cookies to help improve your browsing experience on our website. This Cookie Policy should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Statement.


A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your computer or mobile device. It allows a website to remember your actions or preferences over a length of time. Your browser will have the option to prevent websites using cookies, but please note that this may reduce the functionality of this Site.


Here is a list of all the cookies that we set and how we use them:

Cookie Name Nature of Cookie First or Third Party

__ga is Used to distinguish users.

__gat is Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.

__gid is Used to distinguish users.

These are third party cookies that are placed on your device to allow us to use the Google Analytics service.


The __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.

This is a cookie placed on your device by CloudFlare.


exp_csrf_token - CSRF stands for Cross Site Request Forgery. This cookie is a security enhancement for Expression Engine. Immediately before any forms are sent on the site, this cookie is set. Expression Engine then verifies that the cookie in the browser was the one that it set, therefore confirming the submission from the site is genuine.

exp_last_activity- Contains the date of your last activity on the site.

exp_last_visit - This is only relevant to registered users and contains data relating to the dates of your visits to the site.

exp_tracker - Keeps track of the last 5 pages you visited on the site and allows us to redirect you to the page you were on before sending us an email through a contact form.

This is a cookie placed on your device by us as part of the Expression Engine CMS.


A unique identifier given to each computer that allows log analysis to determine the number of unique users for various parts

A Third Party Cookie


Most web browsers give you some control over cookies through the browser settings.  However, turning cookies off may interfere with your browsing experience.

For instructions on how to manage and disable cookies, see the privacy and help documentation of your specific browser’s website. If you use more Devices and/or browsers you will need to disable cookies on each Device and on each browser separately.

Find out how to manage and disable cookies on popular browsers:

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit


We reserve the right to change this Cookie Policy from time to time at our sole discretion.  If we make any changes, we will post those changes here and update the "Last Updated" date at the bottom of this Cookie Policy.  However, if we make material changes to this Cookie Policy, we will notify you by means of a prominent notice on our website prior to the change becoming effective.


Questions, comments, requests and complaints regarding this Cookie Policy are welcome and should be addressed to our Data Protection Manager at or by writing to the McGarrell Reilly Group, Second Floor, Garryard House, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 PX51. All requests will be dealt with promptly and efficiently.

Last Updated: 17th October 2018