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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: 11th January - 7th April
Easter sittings: 24th April - 1st June
Trinity sittings: 14th June - 31st July
Michaelmas sittings: 2nd October - 21st December


Hilary sittings: 11th January - 23 March
Easter sittings: 9 April - 17 May
Trinity sittings: 30 May - 31 July
Michaelmas sittings: 1 October - 21 December



Updated: 8 May 2017