Courts Service of Ireland
A major Covid-related backlog in the summons scheduling waiting list has been reduced to 95,000 from around 122,000 in mid-October, the Courts Service of Ireland has said.
Published 10 December 2020
Plans to use part of the conference and events centre at Croke Park for trials have been lodged with Dublin City Council.
Published 16 November 2020
Courts in Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan will remain open following the introduction of tighter Covid-19 restrictions from midnight tonight.
Published 15 October 2020
A new online process for filing and processing an application for probate or administration has been introduced.
Published 15 September 2020
The Bar Council of Ireland has pushed back at claims from the head of the Courts Service that some practitioners have "made a fortune" during the COVID-19 crisis.
Published 31 August 2020
A new online application process for grants of probate and letters of administration is set to be rolled out from September.
Published 30 July 2020
The Courts Service of Ireland has announced the official roll-out of its new website next week.
Published 28 July 2020
The Courts Service has "developed five years in the past five months" in terms of thinking, planning and actions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Justice Frank Clarke has said.
Published 22 July 2020
Anyone attending court will have their name and contact details recorded for contact tracing purposes under new measures introduced to allow full physical court sittings to resume.
Published 22 May 2020
Full court sittings will resume "as soon as tomorrow" with new safety measures, the Courts Service has indicated.
Published 21 May 2020
The Courts Service has announced the reopening of the Stamp Office.
Published 16 April 2020
The latest guidance from the Courts Service of Ireland in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, issued on Sunday night, is reproduced in full below.
Published 30 March 2020
Written court judgments will be delivered by email instead of being handed down in court under new measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
Published 24 March 2020
Additional measures to prevent crowding in the Criminal Courts of Justice have been announced after "a glitch in the situation" yesterday.
Published 24 March 2020
The Courts Service of Ireland has announced measures to "scale back" the numbers attending court. The latest update, issued on Friday evening, is reproduced in full below.
Published 16 March 2020