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In this section you will find the schedules of the south eastern court areas, venues, sitting days and starting times in the Circuit Courts in 2020/2021.

SOUTH EASTERN CIRCUIT:

Carlow (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Carlow (civil)

26 January (4 days)

4 May (4 days)

22 June (4 days)

19 October (4 days)
30 November (2 days)

Carlow (family)

2 March (4 days)

27 April (4 days)

27 July  (4 days)

2 November (4 days)
2 December (2 days)

Carlow (DCA)*

16 March (2 weeks)

-

15 June (4 days)

14 December (4 days)

Carlow (Crime)
sitting in Wexford

Call over will  take place in Carlow Courthouse on the first day of each Crime session.

9 February (3 weeks) 11 May (2 weeks) 13 July (2 weeks) 9 November (3 weeks)

 

Kilkenny (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Kilkenny (civil)

12 January (1 week)
16 March (1 week)

20 April (1 week)

2 June (2 weeks)

5 October (2 weeks)

Kilkenny (family)

-

13 April (1 week)

29 June (2 weeks)

26 October (1 week)
7 December (1 week)

Kilkenny (family)
sitting in Carlow Courthouse
12 January  (2 weeks)  - - -

Tipperary (2021) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March
Easter
12 April - 18 May
Trinity
02 June - 31 July
Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Clonmel (civil)

19 January (1 week)  

20 April (1 week)

15 June (1 week)

02 November (1 week)

Clonmel (family)

09 March (1 week)

18 May (1 week)

02 June (1 week)
27 July (1 week)

19 October (1 week)
14 December (1 week)

Clonmel (criminal)

09 February (2 weeks)
09 March (3 weeks)

04 May  (3 weeks)

6 July (4 weeks)

26 October (3 weeks)
30 November (3 weeks)

Clonmel (DCA)*

-

13 April (1 week)

29 June (1 week)

23 November (1 week)

Nenagh (civil)

23 February (1 week)

11 May (1 week)

06 July (1 week)

23 November (1 week)

Nenagh (family)

09 February (1 week)

04 May (1 week)

20 July (1 week)

05 October (1week)
30 November (1 week)

Nenagh (criminal)

12 January (4 weeks)

13 April (3 weeks)

02 June (4 weeks

5 October (3 weeks)

Nenagh (sentences)

-

-

-

-

Nenagh (DCA)

02 March (1 week)

-

-

16 November (1 week)

Thurles

23 March (1 week) - 22 June (1 week) 16 November (1 week)

Tipperary sitting at Clonmel

02 February (1 week)

27 April (1week)

13 July (1 week)

09 November (1 week)

Waterford (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Dungarvan

23 March (1 week)

18 May (1 week)

19 July (1 week)

14 December (1 week)

Waterford (civil)

25 January (2 weeks)

13 April (1 week)

2 June (1 week)

12 October (1 week)
9 November (1 week)
30 November (1 week)

Waterford (criminal)

12 January (8 weeks)

13 April (3 weeks) 

2 June ( 5 weeks)

5 October (8 weeks)

Waterford (DCA)*

9 March (1 week)

11 May (3 days)

20 July (1 week)

7 December (1 week)

Waterford (family)

9 February (2 weeks)
16 March (1 week)

27 April (1 week)

29 June (1 week)

5 October (1 week)
16 November (2 weeks)

Wexford (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Wexford (civil & family)

2 February
 

11 May

8 & 22 June
13 July

26 October
2 November

Wexford (civil)

16 February
2 March

4 May

6 July

12 October

Wexford (family)

23 February
9 March

20 April

20 July

7 December

Wexford (criminal)

12,19 & 26 January
2 February
2, 9, 16 & 23 March

13, 20 & 27 April 
4 May
 

2, 8, 15, 22 & 29  June

5, 12, 19 & 26 October
2 & 30 November
7 & 14 December

Wexford (DCA)*

9 February

18 May

6 July

9 November

 

DCA = district court appeals


Where there are no dates given for counties contact the relevant court office for details

Carlow (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary 
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Carlow (civil)

14 January (1 week)

21 April (1 week)

10 June (3 days)

20 October (4 days)
19 November (2 days)

Carlow (criminal)

11 February (3 weeks)

12 May (2 weeks)

7 July (2 weeks)

10 November (4 days)

Carlow (family)

4 February (3 days)

26 May (3 days)

21 July (1 week)

17 November (2 days)
1 December (4 days)

Carlow (DCA)*

24 March (2 weeks)

-

-

13 October (4 days)

 

Kilkenny (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Kilkenny (civil)

2 March (3 weeks)
 

-

20 July (2 weeks)

30 November (2 weeks)

Kilkenny (criminal)

27 January (4 weeks)

5 May (3 weeks)

29 June (3 weeks)

5 October (5 weeks)

Kilkenny (family)

13 January (2 weeks)
 

20 April (2 weeks)

15 June (2 weeks)

2 November (2 weeks)

Kilkenny (DCA)*

16 March (1 week)

-

10 June (1 week)

7 December (1 week)

Tipperary (2020) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April
Easter
20 April - 18 May
Trinity
10 June - 31 July
Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Clonmel (civil)

21 January (1 week)

28 April (1 week)

14 July (1 week)

13 October (1 week)

Clonmel (family)

24 March (1 week)

26 May (3 days)

30 June (1 week)

27 October (1 week)
15 December (1 week)

Clonmel (criminal)

18 February (5 weeks)

12 May (3 weeks)

7 July (4 weeks)

3 November (5 weeks)

Clonmel (DCA)*

31 March (1 week)

-

-

15 December (1 week)

Nenagh (civil)

25 February (1 week)

5 May (1 week)

23 June(1 week)

27 October (1 week)

Nenagh (family)

11 February (1 week)

-

21 July (2 weeks)

10 November (2 weeks)

Nenagh (criminal)

14 January (4 weeks)

21 April (3 weeks)

10 June (3 weeks)

6 October (3 weeks)

Nenagh (DCA)*

24 March (1 week)

-

-

8 December (1 week)

Thurles

3 March (1 week)

-

7 July (1 week)

1 December (1 week)

Tipperary sitting at Clonmel

31 March (1 week)

-

16 June (1 week)

24 November (1 week)

 

Waterford (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Dungarvan

31 March (1 week)

19 May (1 week)

28 July (1 week)

15 December (1 Week)

Waterford (civil)

28 January (2 weeks)

21 April (2 weeks)

10 June (2 weeks)

13 October (2 weeks)
24 November (1 week)

Waterford (criminal)

14 January (9 weeks)
 

21 April (4 weeks)

16 June (5 weeks)

6 October (11 weeks)

Waterford (DCA)*

18 March (3 days)

26 May (3 days)

21 July (1 week)

8 December (1 week)

Waterford (family)

11 February (2 weeks)

24 March (1 week)

12 May (1 week)

14 July (1 week)

6 October (1 week)
3 November (1 week)
17 November (1 week)

Wexford (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Wexford (civil & family)

17 February (3 weeks)

23 March (2 weeks)

5 May (1 week)
25 May (3 days) - 2 judges sitting

20 July (1 week)
27 July - 2 judges sitting

2 November (3 weeks)
14 December (1 week)

Wexford (criminal)

13 January (4 weeks)
9 March (4 weeks)

20 April (4 weeks)

10 June (4 weeks)

5 October (4 weeks)
23 November (3 weeks)

Wexford (DCA)*

10 February (1 week)

18 May (1 week)

6 July (1 week)

2 November (1 week)

DCA = district court appeals


Where there are no dates given for counties contact the relevant court office for details

Carlow (2019):

Place of Sittings

Hilary 
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Carlow (civil)

26 March (4 days)
8 April (2 days)

13 May (4 days)

19 June (3 days)

11 November (3 days)

Carlow (criminal)

4 February (3 weeks)

29 April (2 weeks)

1 July (2 weeks)

21 October (3 weeks)

Carlow (family)

28 January (1 week)
8 April (2 days)

27 May (1 week)

22 July (1 week)

2 December (1 week)

Carlow (DCA)*

2 April (4 days)

-

-

7 October (1 week)

 

Kilkenny (2019):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Kilkenny (civil)

14 January (1 week)
4 March (1 week)

13 May (1 week)

15 July (1 week)

18 November (2 weeks)

Kilkenny (criminal)

29 January (4 weeks)

29 April (3 weeks)

24 June 3 weeks)

7 October (4 weeks)

Kilkenny (family)

21 January (1 week)
18 March (1 week)

20 May (1 week)

8 July (1 week)

4 November (2 weeks)

Kilkenny (DCA)*

11 March (1 week)

27 May (1 week)

22 July (1 week)

2 December (1 week)

Tipperary (2019):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April
Easter
29 April - 6 June
Trinity
19 June - 31 July
Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Clonmel (civil)

19 February (1 week)

7 May (1 week)

22 June (1 week)

15 October (1 week)

Clonmel (family)

19 March (1 week)

-

2 July (1 week)

29 October (1 week)
17 December (1 week)

Clonmel (criminal)

26 February (5 weeks)

21 May (3 weeks)

9 July (4 weeks)

5 November (5 weeks)

Clonmel (DCA)*

9 April (1 week)

-

-

17 December (1 week)

Nenagh (civil)

5 March (1 week)

28 May (1 week)

23 July (1 week)

26 November (1 week)

Nenagh (family)

26 February (1 week)

21 May (1 week)

16 July (1 week)

12 November (2 weeks)

Nenagh (criminal)

11 January (5 weeks)

30 April (3 weeks)

25 June (2 weeks)

8 October (4 weeks)

Nenagh (DCA)*

19 February (1 week)

-

-

10 December (1 week)

Thurles

12 February (1 week)

-

19 June (3 days)

5 November (1 week)

Tipperary sitting at Clonmel

2 April (1 week)

4 June (3 days)

-

10 December (1 week)

 

Wexford (2019):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Wexford (civil & family)

12 February (5 weeks)

21 May (1 week)
4 June (3 days)

19 June (1 week)
16 July (2 weeks)

8 October (3 weeks)
26 November (4 weeks)

Wexford (criminal)

11 January (5 weeks)
19 March (4 weeks)

30 April (4 weeks)

19 June (4 weeks)

22 October (4 weeks)

Wexford (DCA)*

12 February (1 week)

4 June (3 days)

-

19 November (1 week)

DCA = district court appeals


Where there are no dates given for counties contact the relevant court office for details