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Courts Service News: 2015

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The Courts Service e-zine is published every two to three months and features news and information on a variety of topics, including developments in the Courts Service. In December we publish a magazine.


Courts Service News Issue 4 October 2015

With summer over we’re ready for all that the new Legal Year brings.  

In her new Legal Year Statement the Chief Justice commends recent changes, both to court structures and to the administration of the courts, and calls again for the establishment of a judicial council.

Following news of seven major building projects around the country, comes building news for Dublin with the announcement of a new Courts Complex at Hammond Lane in Smithfield.

Recent visitors to the courts included Minister of State Aodhán O’ Riordáin who visited the Drug Treatment Court team to observe their work and hear of the progress being made.

As we edge ever closer to 2016, the Courts Centenary Commemoration Committee continues its lecture series with a talk on ‘The Trials 1916’ by Judge Sean Enright of the English Circuit Court on Thursday November 12th.

We also report on family law statistics and point you in the direction of a range of information on family law.

We also have our regulars; practice and procedures, retirements, a bumper appointments section , obituaries and "Through the Lens".

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