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

SOUTH WESTERN CIRCUIT:

Clare (2024):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 22 March

Easter
8 April - 16 May

Trinity
29 May - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 20 December

Ennis (civil)

23 January (2 weeks)
19 March (1 week)

7 May (2 weeks)

11 June (1 week)
30 July (1 week)

8 October (Tuesday/Friday - To be confirmed)
26 November (1 week)
10 December (1 week)
‚Äč17 December (Tuesday/Wednesday)

Ennis Civil (sitting at Kilrush)    

25 June (1 week)

 
Ennis (family)

11 January (2 weeks)
12 March (1 week)

9 April (1 week) 29 May (1 week)
4 June (
1 week)
8 October (Wednesday/Thursday - To be confirmed)
19 November (1 week)
3 December (1 week)
17 December (Thursday/Friday)

 
Ennis Family (sitting at Kilrush)    

18 June (1 week)

 

Ennis (criminal)

6, February (4 weeks)
5 March (1 week)

16  April (3 weeks)

2  July (4 weeks)

15 October (3 weeks)
5 November (2 weeks)

High Court (sitting at Ennis)  

30 April, High Court (Appeals) Ct 3 
(1 week)

18 June (High Court Ct 2 & 3) 
(1 week)

25 June (High Court Ct 2 & 3) 
(1 week)

 

Kilrush

23 January (1 day)

7 May (1 day)

23 July (1 day)

8 October (1 day)

Kerry (2024):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 22 March

Easter
8 April - 16 May

Trinity
29 May - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 20 December

Tralee/Killarney
(Civil & Family)

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

8 April (2 weeks)

29 May (2 weeks)
15 July (3 weeks)

8 October (4 weeks)
9 December (2 weeks)

Tralee

16 January
(Criminal Callover, Licencing, District Court Appeals)

9 April
(Licencing, District Court Appeals)

11 June
(Licencing, District Court Appeals)
8  October
(Licencing, District Court Appeals)

Tralee
(Criminal)

12 February
19 February
26 February
4 March
11 March
(5 weeks)

22 April
29 April
7 May
13 May
(4 weeks)

10 June
17 June
24 June
1 July
8 July
(5 weeks)

4 November
11 November
18 November
25 November
2 December
(5 weeks)

Killarney

21 March (Licencing, District Court Appeals)
22 March

18 April (Licencing, District Court Appeals)
19 May

25 July (Licencing, District Court Appeals)
26 July

12 December (Licencing, District Court Appeals)
13 December

Listowel

19 March (Licencing, District Court Appeals)
20 March

15 April (Licencing, District Court Appeals)
16 April

23 July (Licencing, District Court Appeals)
24 July

9 December (Licencing, District Court Appeals)
10 December

Limerick (2024) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 22 March

Easter
8 April - 16 May

Trinity
29 May - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 20 December

Limerick (civil & family) Merchants Quay

11 January - 9 February
26 February - 22 March

22 April - 16 May

29 May - 31 July

7 October - 8 November
25 November - 20 December

Limerick (criminal) Mulgrave Street

11 January - 22 March

8 April - 16 May

29 May - 31 July

7 October - 20 December

Newcastlewest

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

Clare (2023):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Ennis (civil & family)

16 January (4 weeks)
13 March (2 weeks)

8 May (3 weeks)

7 June (2 weeks)

2 October (2 weeks)
20 November (4 weeks)

Ennis (criminal)

13 February (4 weeks)

17 April (3 weeks)

3 July (4 weeks)

16 October (5 weeks)

Kilrush

24 January

9 May

25 July

10 October

Kerry (2023):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Tralee/Killarney
(Civil & Family)

10 January (5 weeks)
17 January (Schedule)
28 March (1 week)

18 April (2 weeks)
18 April (Schedule)

7 June (2 weeks)
20 June (Schedule)

2 October (4 weeks)
24 October (Schedule)
5 December (1 week)
20 December (1 week)

Tralee
(Criminal)

13 February (5 weeks) 8 May (3 weeks) 19 June (5 weeks) 31 October (5 weeks)

Killarney

23 & 24 March

4 & 5 May

25 & 26 July

14 & 15 December

Listowel

 21 & 22 March

2 & 3 May

27 & 28 July

12 & 13 December

Limerick (2023) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
9 January -  31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Limerick (civil & family)

11 January (12 weeks)

17 April (6 weeks)

7 June (8 weeks)

2 October(12 weeks)

Limerick (criminal)

9 January (12 weeks)

17 April (6 weeks)

7 June (8 weeks)

2 October(12 weeks)

Newcastlewest

30 January

24 April

17 July

20 November

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

Clare (2022):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 8 April

Easter
25 April - 2 June

Trinity
15 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 21 December

Ennis (civil & family)

11 January (4 weeks)
21 March (3 weeks)

16 May (3 weeks)

15 June (3 days)

10 October (1 week)
28 November (3 weeks)

Ennis (criminal)

7 February (5 weeks)

25 April (3 weeks)

4 July (4 weeks)

17 October (5 weeks)

Kilrush

1 February 

24 May

26 July 

22 November

Kerry (2022):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 8 April

Easter
25 April - 2 June

Trinity
15 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 21 December

Tralee/Killarney
(Civil & Family)

11 January (3 weeks)
14 March (4 weeks)

30 May (1 week)

15 June (3 weeks)

3 October (4 weeks)
12 December (2 weeks)

Tralee
(Criminal)

7 February (5 weeks) 25 April (4 weeks) 4 July  (3 weeks) 1 November (5 weeks)

Killarney

3 & 4 February

24 & 25 May

26 & 27  July

8 & 9 December

Listowel

 1 & 2 February

26 & 27 May

28 & 29 July

6 & 7 December

Limerick (2022) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January -  8 April

Easter
25 April - 2 June

Trinity
15 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 21 December

Limerick (civil & family)

11 January (5 weeks(
7 March (5 weeks)

9 May (4 weeks)

15 June (7 weeks)

3 October (5 weeks)
22 November (5 weeks)

Limerick (criminal)

11 January (13 weeks)

25 April (6 weeks)

15 June (7 weeks)

3 October (12 weeks)

Newcastlewest

30 January

23 May

25 July

21 November

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