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In this section you will find the schedules of the eastern court areas, venues, sitting days and starting times of Circuit Courts in 2019/2020

EASTERN CIRCUIT:

Louth (2020) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Dundalk (civil)

3 March (2 weeks)

19 May (2 weeks)

10 June (3 days)

27 October (2 weeks)

Dundalk (criminal)

14 January (7 weeks)

21 April (6 weeks)
 

30 June (3 weeks)

6 October (6 weeks)

Dundalk (family)

11 February (2 weeks)

5 May (2 weeks)

23 June (3 weeks)

17 November (2 weeks)

Dundalk (civil/family)

25 February (1 week)

-

-

10 November (1 week)

Dundalk (DCA)

31 March (1 week)

-

16 June (1 week)

24 November (1 week)

Dundalk (licensing)

7 February
3 April

28 May

17 July

23 October

13 November 

Meath (2020) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Trim (civil)

28 January (2 weeks)
24 March (1 week)

21 April (1 week)

14 July (1 week)

13 October (2 weeks)
8 December (1 week)
 

Trim (criminal)

11 February (5 weeks)

5 May (4 weeks)

10 June (5 weeks)

27 October (5 weeks)

Trim (family)

14 January (2 weeks)
18 March (3 days)

28 April (1 week)

21 July (1 week)

6 October (1 week)
15 December (1 week)

Trim (licensing)

13 March

28 May

10 July

27 November

Trim (DCA - criminal)

31 March (1 week)

-

28 July (1 week)

1 December (1 week)

Kildare (2020) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas 
5 October - 21 December

Naas (civil)

14 January (1 week)
28 January (1 week)
3 March (2 weeks)

21 April (2 weeks)

14 July (3 weeks)

10 November (1 week)
17 November (3 days)
24 November (1 week)

Naas (licensing)

14 January

21 April

14 July

10 November

Naas (criminal)

14 January (8 weeks)
24 March (2 weeks)

21 April (6 weeks)

30 June (5 weeks)

6 October (5 weeks)

Naas (DCA - criminal)

10 March (1 week) 
18 March (2 days)

- 10 June (3 days)
16 June (3 days)
1 December (1 week)
8 December (3 days) 

Naas (family)

4 February (2 weeks)
24 March (2 weeks)

26 May (3 days)

10 June (3 days)
16 June (2 weeks)

6 October (3 weeks)
17 November (3 days)
1 December ( 3 weeks)

Athy

20 March

-

19 June

11 December 

Wicklow (2020) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas 
5 October - 21 December

Wicklow sitting at Bray (civil)

10 March (1 week)

5 May (2 weeks)

23 June (2 weeks)

17 November (1 week)
1 December (1 week)
15 December (1 week)

Wicklow sitting at Bray (family)

25 February (2 weeks)

21 April (2 weeks)

10 June (1 week & 3 days)

6 October (1 week)
8 December (1 week)

Wicklow sitting at Bray (criminal)

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

-

7 July (4 weeks)

29 October (3 weeks)
3 December (3 weeks)

Wicklow sitting at Bray (DCA)*

18 February (1 week)

19 May (1 week)

-

24 November (1 week)

* DCA = district court appeals


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

 

Louth (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Dundalk (civil)

26 March (2 weeks)

4 June (3 days)

-

10 December - 1 judge

17 December - 2 judges

Dundalk (criminal)

11 January (7 weeks)

30 April (3 weeks)
28 May (2 weeks)

2 July (3 weeks)

8 October (6 weeks)

Dundalk (family)

5 March (3 weeks)

21 May (1 week)

-

19 November (2 weeks)

Dundalk (civil/family)

-

28 May (1 week)

19 June (3 days)
25 June (1 week)

Cancelled

Dundalk (DCA)

9 April (1 week)

-

19 June (3 days)

26 November (1 week)

Dundalk (licensing)

8 February
1 March

17 May
16 June

18 July

25 October
14 November
20 December

Meath (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Trim (civil)

29 January (weeks)
2 April (1 week)

30 April (2 weeks)

25 June (1 week)
24 July (1 week)

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

Trim (criminal)

12 February (6 weeks)

21 May (3 weeks)

2 July (4 weeks)

29 October (5 weeks)

Trim (family)

11 January (1 day appeals)
15 January (2 weeks)
9 April (1 week)

14 May (1 week)

19 June (3 days)

8 October (1 week)
3 December (1 week)

Trim (licensing)

1 March

6 June

26 July

29 November

Trim (DCA - criminal)

26 March (1 week)

-

30 July (2 days)

19 December (2 days)

Kildare (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
9 June - 31 July

Michaelmas 
7 October - 21 December

Naas (civil)

11 January (1 weeks & 1 day)
12 March (3 weeks)

28 April (1 week)

16 July (1 week)

12 november (2 weeks)

Naas (licensing)

11 January

30 April

16 July

12 November

Naas (criminal)

5 March (3 weeks)

-

19 June (2 weeks & 3 days)

3 December (3 weeks)

Naas (additional criminal)

11 January (6 weeks & 1 day)
26 March (3 weeks)

7 May (3 weeks)

-

-

Naas (DCA - criminal)

26 February (3 weeks)

28 May (1 week)
(lengthy DCAs)

9 July (3 days)

26 November (3 days)

Naas (family)

29 January (3 weeks)
2 April (2 weeks)

4 June (3 days)

23 July (1 week & 2 days)

29 October (2 weeks)

Athy

1 March

-

12 July

29 November

Wicklow (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas 
7 October - 21 December

Wicklow sitting at Bray (civil)

26 February (2 weeks)

14 May (2 weeks)

2 July (1 week)

19 November (2 weeks)

Wicklow sitting at Bray (family)

12 February (2 weeks)

30 April (2 weeks)

19 June (1 week & 3 days)

15 October (2 weeks)

Wicklow sitting at Bray (criminal)

11 January (3 weeks & 1 day)
26 March (3 weeks)

-

9 July (3 weeks & 2 days)

29 October (3 weeks)
3 December (3 weeks)

Wicklow sitting at Bray (DCA)*

12 March (1 week)

4 June (3 days)

-

8 October (1 week)

* DCA = district court appeals


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