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Loughrea District Court Office

AddressCourthouse
The Green
Loughrea
Co. Galway
Phone+353 91 841463
Fax+353 91 847272
EmailLoughreaDC@Courts.ie
Head of OfficeMs. Josie Mulherin District Court Clerk
Map Loughrea.

Hours of business:

10.00 a.m - 1.00 p.m. & 2.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.

About this office:

This office administers the district court areas of Loughrea and Ballinasloe.

Loughrea - all garda criminal matters, charge sheets and summonses are taken on the 1st and 2nd Wednesday of each month.

All non-garda prosecutions, that is, state solicitors, local authority prosecutions and all applications (licensing etc.) are also taken on this date.

Family law and civil cases are taken on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

Note: For September only the Loughrea annual licensing court usually falls on the same day as the family & civil law sitting i.e. the third Thursday.

Ballinasloe - all garda criminal matters, charge sheets and summonses are taken on the 1st and 4th Thursday of each month.

All non-garda prosecutions, that is, state solicitors, local authority prosecutions and all applications (licensing etc.) are also taken on this date.

Family law and civil cases are taken on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

The annual licensing court is held on the 4th Thursday in September.

How to get there:

Loughrea Courthouse is located on ‘The Green’ which is facing the lake and is a five minute walk from the town centre heading towards Galway and on the Gort Road.

Ballinasloe courthouse is located on Society Street in the town centre. Local facilities: Both towns are served by bus routes by Bus Éireann and private coach operators. Ballinasloe is also served by a train station.

Local facilities:

Parking (metered) is available outside both courthouses and on main streets. There are also public car parks available close to both courthouses.

For meals and refreshments there quite a few coffee shops and pubs located within a 10 minute walk of both courthouses.

Useful local contacts:

Gardai: Loughrea + 353 91 842870
Ballinasloe + 353 9096 31890

Motor Taxation Office, Galway County Council + 353 91 509000

Legal Aid Board, Francis Street, Galway - + 353 91 561650

COPE + 353 91 565985

Probation & Welfare Service + 353 91 565375

Castlerea Prison + 353 907 25200

 

Related links:
District Court Rules
District Court Fees Order
District Court Sittings
District Court Forms
Enforcement of judgments 

Business of the office
Civil
Criminal
Family
Licensing
Appeals
Fines
Bail
Juvenile
Summons
Small Claims Procedure
Payment of court fees & excise duty

Loughrea Courthouse