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The sittings of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and the sittings in Dublin of the High Court shall be four in every year, viz. the Michaelmas sittings, the Hilary sittings, the Easter sittings and the Trinity sittings:

the Michaelmas sittings shall begin on the first Monday in October and end on the 21st December

the Hilary sittings shall begin on the 11th January and end on the Friday of the week preceding the Easter vacation

the Easter sittings shall begin on the Monday of the week following the Easter vacation and end on the Thursday preceding Whit Sunday


the Trinity sittings shall begin on the Wednesday of the week following Whitsun week and end on the 31st July

provided that, if the 11th January shall be a Saturday or Sunday, the Hilary sittings shall begin on the following Monday. Order 118 Rules of the Superior Courts


Hilary sittings: 11 January - 12 April
Easter sittings: 29 April - 06 June
Trinity sittings: 19 June - 31 July
Michaelmas sittings: 7 October - 20 December


Hilary sittings: 13 January - 03 April
Easter sittings: 20 April - 28 May
Trinity sittings: 10 June - 31 July
Michaelmas sittings: 5 October - 21 December




Updated: 29 January 2019