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General Notices: 24th July 2019 Long Vacation 2019


High Court Notice

Long Vacation 2019

Practitioners are hereby advised of the following arrangements during the Long Vacation 2019.

A High Court Judge will be available every day throughout the Long Vacation to hear urgent applications.

Applications will not be listed before the vacation Judge without certification from the High Court Duty Registrar that the matter is urgent. In the case of any such matter please contact the Four Courts at 01-8886000 and make arrangements with the High Court Duty Registrar.
All sittings before the vacation Judge will take place Monday to Friday in Court 1 in the Four Courts at 11.00 a.m. unless otherwise advised by the Registrar.

In addition to the foregoing, the following categories of business shall be heard as follows:

The President will sit in Court 4 on Thursday 1st August and Monday 2nd September to deal with Wards of Court business. The Duty Judges are authorised to deal with urgent Wardship business on all other dates.

The Bail List at 11.00 a.m. in Cloverhill Courthouse on each Tuesday and Thursday in accordance with the arrangements set out in Practice Direction HC 63

The Commercial List at 11.00 a.m. in Court 2 Four Courts on the 27th of August and on 10th of September. A callover of cases listed for hearing in the first week of Michaelmas term will take place on the 2nd of October

The Extradition List in Court 21 CCJ on the 20th of August and the 4th and 18th of September

The Minors' List at 11.00 a.m. in Court 7 Four Courts on the 22nd of August and 19th of September

The Insolvency List at 11.00 a.m. in Court 2 Four Courts on the 20th of August and on 20th September

The Hague and Luxembourg Convention List at 11.00 a.m. in Court 7 Four Courts on the 11th, 18th, 25th and 30th of September

Applications pursuant to Practice Direction HC74 for leave to apply for judicial review in respect of permissions or decisions concerning strategic infrastructure developments may be made to Mr Justice Barniville in Court 2 Four Courts on the 27th of August or the 11th or the 24th of September. In circumstances where such an application must, having regards to time constraints, be made at any other time same shall be made to the Duty Judge who shall adjourn the application to a date be heard by Mr Justice Barniville.

Legal Diary

The Legal Diary will be published on the Courts Service website (www.courts.ie) on each day on which the Central Office is open during the Long Vacation.

Central Office of the High Court

The Central Office of the High Court will be open for public business on weekdays from 10.00 o'clock a.m. until 4.30 o'clock p.m. except on Monday 5th August.


Peter Kelly
President of the High Court
27th July 2019