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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

MIDLAND CIRCUIT:

Laois (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Portlaoise (family)

26 January (1 week)    

20 April (1 week)     

20 July (1 week)    

14 December (1 week)     

Portlaoise (civil)

2 February (1 week)     

27 April (1 week)     

27 July (1 week)     

21 December (1 day)     

Portlaoise (criminal)

9 February (4 weeks)     

11 May (2 weeks)     

15 June (2 weeks)     

26 October (3 weeks)     

Longford (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Longford (civil & family)

23rd March (1 week)

13th April (1 week)

29th June (2 weeks)

30th November (2 weeks)

Longford (criminal)

12th January (4 weeks)

 

1st June (2 weeks)

5th October (3 weeks)

Offaly (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Tullamore (civil & family)

12 January (2 weeks)

4 May (1 week)

13 July (1 week)

16 November (2 weeks)

Tullamore (criminal)

9 March (3 weeks)

-

29 June (2 weeks)

7 December (3 weeks)

Sligo (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Sligo (civil & family)

23 February (2 weeks)

-

2 June (2 weeks)

19 October (2 weeks)

Sligo (criminal)

12 January (4 weeks)

-

15 June (3 weeks)

16 November (2 weeks)

Westmeath (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 Apri - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Athlone
(Civil & Family)

9, 11,12 February
9, 11,12 March 

11,13,14 May 

No Scheduled Sittings

2, 4, 5 November

Mullingar
(Civil)

10 February
10 March

12 May

No Scheduled Sittings

3 November 

Mullingar
(Civil & Family)

16, 17,18,19 February
16,17,18,19 March 

18, 19, 20, 21 May  No Scheduled Sittings 9, 10, 11, 12 November 

Mullingar
(Criminal)

No Scheduled Sittings 13 April
(4 weeks)
13 July
(3 weeks)
16 November
(3 weeks)

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

Laois (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Portlaoise (civil)

3 March (1 week)

12 May (1 week)

28 July (1 week)

1 December (1 week)

Portlaoise (criminal)

18 March (3 weeks)

21 April (1 week)

23 June (4 weeks)

20 October (4 weeks)

Portlaoise (family)

25 February (1 week)

5 May (1 week)

21 July (1 week)

 17 November (1 week)

Laois (2021) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary

11 January - 26 March

Easter

12 April - 20 May

Trinity

2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas

4 October - 21 December

Portlaoise (civil)

2 February 2021 (1 week)

27 April 2021 (1 week)

27 July 2021 (1 week)

21 December 2021 (1 day)

Portlaoise (criminal)

9 February 2021 (4 weeks)

11 May 2021 (2 weeks)

15 June 2021 (2 weeks)

26 October 2021 (3 weeks)

Portlaoise (family)

26 January 2021 (1 week)

20 April 2021 (1 week)

20 July 2021 (1 week)

14 December 2021 (1 week)

 

 

Roscommon (2021) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Roscommon (civil & family)

9 March (2 weeks)

-

16 June (2 weeks)

6 October (2 weeks)

Roscommon (criminal)

23 February (2 weeks)

13 April (2 weeks)

20 July (2 weeks)

20 October (2 weeks)

Longford (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Longford (civil & family)

10 March (2 weeks)

-

23 June (2 weeks)

24 November (1 week)

Longford (criminal)

14 January (2 weeks)

19 May (2 weeks)

-

6 October (2 weeks)
 

Offaly (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Tullamore (civil & family)

24 March (2 weeks)

-

7 July (2 weeks)

8 December (2 weeks)

Tullamore (criminal)

25 February (3 weeks)

-

10 June (2 weeks)

17 November (2 weeks)

Roscommon (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 20 December

Roscommon (civil & family)

11 February (2 weeks)

-

10 June (2 weeks)

20 October (2 weeks)

Roscommon (criminal)

24 March (2 weeks)

-

23 June (2 weeks)

24 November (2 weeks)

Sligo (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Sligo (civil & family)

28 January (2 weeks)

21 April (2 weeks)

-

4 November (2 weeks)

Sligo (criminal)

11 February (3 weeks)
 

19 May (3 weeks)

-

6 October (1 day) 27, 28, 30 October

2, 3, 4, 6 November

Westmeath (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 Apri - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Mullingar (civil & family)

21 January (1 week)

26 May (1 week)

-

13 October (1 week)

Mullingar (criminal)

28 January (4 weeks)

28 April (3 weeks)

21 July (2 weeks)

1 December (3 weeks)

Athlone (civil & family)

14 January (1 week)

15 January in Mullingar

19 May (1 week)

20 May in Mullingar 

-

6 October (1 week)
7 October in Mullingar 


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

Longford (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Longford (civil & family)

12 March (2 weeks)

-

2 July (2 weeks)

3 December (1 week)

Longford (criminal)

15 January (3 weeks)

30 April (2 weeks)

-

8 October (1 week)
15 October (1 Day)
12 November (5 weeks)

Offaly (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Tullamore (civil & family)

15 January (2 weeks)

30 April (2 weeks)

-

8 October (2 weeks)

Tullamore (criminal)

26 February (3 weeks)

28 May (2 weeks)

-

12 November (3 weeks)

Sligo (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Sligo (civil & family)

29 January (2 weeks)

14 May (2 weeks)

-

22 October (2 weeks)

Sligo (criminal)

12 February (weeks)
26 March (2 weeks)

28 May (2 weeks)

-

19 November (3 weeks)

Westmeath (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 Apri - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Mullingar (civil & family)

2 April (2 weeks)

-

23 July (1 week)

17 December (1 week)

Mullingar (criminal)

5 February (2 weeks)

14 May (2 weeks)

9 July (3 weeks)

2 October (3 weeks)

Athlone (civil & family)

26 March (1 week)

27 March in Mullingar

-

16 July (1 week)
17 July in Mullingar

10 December (1 week)
11 December in Mullingar


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