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In this section you will find the schedules of the western court areas, venues, sitting days and starting times of Circuit Courts.

WESTERN CIRCUIT

Galway (2020):

Place of Sitting

Hilary
13 January - 12 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Galway (criminal)

14 January (2 weeks)
18 February (7 weeks)

21 April (2 weeks)
19 May (1 week and 3 days)

16 June (2 weeks)

12 October (1 day)
3 November (7 weeks)

Galway (DCA)*

28 January (1 week)

-

10 June (3 days)

13 October (1 week)
15 December (2 days)

Galway (civil)

14 January (2 weeks)
25 February (3 weeks)

19 May (2 weeks)

16 June (1 week)
23 July (2 days)
28 July (1 week)

13 October (1 week)
3 November (3 weeks)
1 December (1 week)
17 December (1 day)

Galway (sentencing)

-

-

21 July (1 week)

-

Galway (family)

28 January (1 week)
18 March (3 days)

21 April (1 week)

23 June (1 week)

6 October (1 week)
24 November (1 week)
18 December (1 day)

Clifden

11 February (2 days)

6 May (1 day)

21 July (2 days)

20 October (2 days)

Loughrea

4, 6 and 7 February

5, 7, and 8 May

-

27 October (1 week)

 

Mayo (2020):

Place of Sitting

Hilary
13 January - 3 April
Easter
20 April - 28 May
Trinity
10 June - 31 July
Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Ballina

18 February (2 days)

-

10 June (2 days)
7 July (1 day)

22 October (2 days)

Castlebar (civil)

20 February (2 days)
24 March (2  days)

12 May (1 Week)

12 June (1 day)
8 July (3 days)

20 October (2 days)
8 December (2 days)

Castlebar (criminal)

28 January (3 weeks)

5 May (2 weeks)

30 June (2 weeks)

6 October (4 weeks)

Castlebar (DCA)*

-

-

-

13 October (1 day)

Castlebar (family)

25 February (1 week)
26 March (2 days and 1 week)

-

30 June (1 week)
14 July (3 days)

3 November (1 week)

10 December (2 days)

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


DCA = district court appeals

Galway (2019):

Place of Sitting

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Galway (criminal)

11 January (1 day)
15 January (2 weeks)
19 February (6 weeks)

30 April (4 weeks)

19 June (3 weeks)

14 October (1 day)
5 November (7 weeks)

Galway (DCA)*

29 January (1 week)

29 May (3 days)

9 July (1 week)

15 October (1 week)
17 December (2 days)

Galway (civil)

15 January (2 weeks)
26 February (3 weeks)

30 April (1 week)
14 May (1 week)

19 June (3 days)
9 July (1 week)
25 July (2 days)
29 July (3 days)

15 October (1 week)
5 November (3 weeks)
3 December (1 week)
19 December (1 day)

Galway (sentencing)

-

-

23 July (1 week)

-

Galway (family)

29 January (1 week)
19 March (1 week)

7 May (1 week)

25 June (1 week)

8 October (1 week)
26 November (1 week)
20 December (1 day)

Clifden

12 February (2 days)

4 June (2 days)

23 July (2 days)

22 October (2 days)

Loughrea

5, 7 & 8 February

28th, 30 & 31 May

-

29, 31 October & 1 November

 

Mayo (2019):

Place of Sitting

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

Ballina

20 February (2 days)

7 May (2 days)

2 July (3 days)

3 December (1 day)

Castlebar (civil)

19 February (1 day)
9 April (1 week)

-

18 June (2 weeks)

22 October (1 week)
5 December (2 days)

Castlebar (criminal)

29 January (3 weeks)

28 May (2 weeks)

9 July (2 weeks)

8 October (4 weeks)

Castlebar (DCA)*

-

-

-

15 October (1 day)

Castlebar (family)

15 January (1 week)
26 March (2 weeks)

21 May (1 week)

23 July (1 week)

12 November (3 days)
4 December (3 days)

Westport

22 February (1 day)

9 May (2 days)

5 July (1 day)

-

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


DCA = district court appeals