Courts Service of Ireland



Online e-licensing pilot extended to Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim and Louth

A pilot scheme to allow solicitor firms to lodge, pay and track applications for licensing online has been extended to counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim and Louth.

Published 11 June 2019

Courts Service 'exchanges documents' on purchase of 5,000㎡ site for new Portaloise courthouse

The Courts Service of Ireland has exchanged key documents to take forward the acquisition of a 5,000㎡ site for a new courthouse in Portlaoise.

Published 21 May 2019

Kilcock Courthouse to be permanently closed under Courts Service plans

Kilcock Courthouse will be closed permanently under plans put out to consultation by the Courts Service of Ireland.

Published 24 April 2019

Centralised unit for the service of EU documents established in Castlebar

A new centralised unit for the service of EU documents across the whole country has been established in Castlebar.

Published 16 April 2019

Laois courthouse plans no further forward

Plans for a new courthouse in Laois have now moved forward despite pressure from county councillors, the Leinster Express reports.

Published 15 January 2019

Courts Service to centralise jury summons system to improve juror attendance

The Courts Service of Ireland has announced plans to centralise jury summons in order to improve the number of people showing up for jury duty, The Times reports.

Published 14 January 2019

All steamed up: Master of High Court breaks window panes in the Four Courts

Master of the High Court, Edmund Honohan SC, had to break three window panes in the Four Courts with a hammer to dispel "a fug" in his courtroom, The Sunday Times reports.

Published 14 January 2019

Leading family lawyer welcomes new security measures at Phoenix House

Leading family lawyer Keith Walsh has welcomed an increase in security at Phoenix House following an incident late last year.

Published 9 January 2019