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Changes as a result of Covid-19 


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All Circuit & District Court Notices are available - Click here

Update on conduct of court business in the High Court - Click here

Whit Vacation - High Court

High Court Commercial List - notice


Gradual and careful planning and creating a pathway towards opening some courts - Courts statements Friday May 8th 2020


The Operation of the Family Law High Court List during the Covid-19 Measures – Motions/Rulings and all Applications which are on affidavits - click here


e-Filing in the Court of Appeal (Civil) - click here

Remote Hearings in the Court of Appeal - click here


16th April - click here for new Practice Direction - Conduct of Proceedings in the Supreme Court (COVID-19)


High Court Probate Office Notice - 8th April


Circuit Court Notices - 6th April

Dublin - Cork - Eastern - Midlands

Northern - South Eastern - South Western - Western


Statement of the Chief Justice and the Presidents of the Court Jurisdictions -    updated on 31st March 2020

Statement of the President of the District Court - Dublin Criminal Lists 31st March to April 8th 2020 - updated on 30th March 2020


Notice for practitioners and members of the public requiring services from court offices in respect of criminal, family law and civil law business - updated on 29th March 2020 


Statement of the President of the District Court 26th March - Family Law

Statement from the Chief Judge and Presidents of each court regarding the delivery of judgments in light of the current pandemic (24th Mar 2020)

Statements of the Presidents of each court jurisdiction - Covid 19 - updated on 16th March at 6.30pm




High Court - Personal Insolvency - direction of the President of the High Court

Circuit Court - Personal Insolvency - notice

  Attendance at Public Offices - notice 

  Wards of Court and Wards of Court Pending - notice

Practice Directions


Practice Direction for all claims (non personal injury) in which oral evidence will be given

General Practice Direction for Personal Injury actions

Lodgment of a court document by non-personal delivery at the Central Office of the High Court

Use of Live Television Link in Civil Proceedings in the District Court - Practice Direction

Civil and family law cases case management questionnaire (covid-19) - Northern Circuit - Practice Direction

Consent Adjournments and Consent Orders- Practice Direction 

Uncontested Extension of Interim Care Orders - Practice Direction 

Consent Orders- Practice Direction 

District Court Management in the Criminal Courts of Justice - Practice Direction

Wards of Court - Practice Direction


Kildare - Naas - Circuit Court - County Registrar's Civil Motion court & Family Law Case Progression, Circuit Civil & Family Court - Cancellations

Meath Circuit Court - adjournments

Roscommon - County Registrar's Civil & Family Law / Possessions Motions Courts - Adjournment notices

Sligo Circuit Court - County Registrar's List - adjourned

Mayo - Castlebar - Personal Insolvency Court - 8th April - Adjourned


Killaloe District Court - change of venue

Newcastle West District Court - adjournment



Cavan Circuit Court and District Court - adjournments


Leitrim County Registrar's Motion Court - adjourned


Carlow - District Court – Criminal, Civil, Custody, TUSLA & Family Agency matters - 1st, 2nd & 3rd April 2020 – Sitting Notices







 Courts Service News

15/05/2020 Volume 22 Issue 1 May 2020


Jury Service

23/06/2020 Jury Service email hoax

24/03/2020 Kildare - Naas - Circuit Court Jury Notice - 24th March & 22nd April 2020
13/03/2020 Wicklow Circuit Court - Jury Notice for 18th and 24th March 2020 

Legal Diary:

05/05/2020 Court of Appeal (Civil) - sittings in Cork

10/02/2020: Important Legal Diary changes

12/02/2020 High Court Judges - Hilary Term 2020 
29/01/2020 Election Petitions in the High Court
17/12/2019 Court of Appeal (Criminal) - Sittings in Cork and Limerick
17/12/2019 Court of Appeal (Criminal) - list to fix dates
19/06/2019 High Court forms change - summary and plenary summons 


24/01/2020 Fines Enforcement - notice
13/01/2020 High Court Assignment of Judges - Hilary Term 2020
06/12/2019 Court of Appeal Civil - additional sittings
02/12/2019 High Court: Judicial Review Ex Parte list - lodgment of papers
02/12/2019 High Court : South Eastern Circuit Appeals List - cancellation
20/11/2019 Court of Appeal Civil Notice Additional Sittings 
18/11/2019 High Court: Personal Insolvency Callover
01/11/2019 Important changes in Probate procedures 
17/10/2019 Court of Appeal Civil Notice Additional Sittings 
10/10/2019 High Court Civil Jury Cases - list to fix dates - change of date 
07/10/2019 Personal Insolvency Callover
01/10/2019 Dublin District Court: Sittings in Chancery Street/Chancery Place
26/09/2019 E-Filing of Application for Legal Costs Adjudication to the High Court
10/06/2019 Online eLicensing Pilot - extended 
23/05/2019 High Court notice - renewal of summons 
16/05/2019 E-filing - Statement by the Chief Justice 
19/02/2019 E-filing & registration process for solicitors for leave to appeal in the Supreme Court 

Practice Directions:

03/02/2020 DC13 - Childcare Proceedings in District No. 23
01/07/2019 DC12 - Criminal Proceedings in District No. 23

Terms & Sittings:

12/03/2020 Tullamore Personal Insolvency Court - adjournment
14/02/2020 Wexford District Court - Special Sittings

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