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Supreme Court Law Terms

Dates for sittings in 2019:

Hilary

Easter

Trinity

Michaelmas

11 January - 12 April

29 April - 6 June

19 June - 31 July

7 October - 20 December

Dates for sittings in 2020:

Hilary

Easter

Trinity

Michaelmas

13 January - 3 April

20 April - 28 May

10 June - 31 July

5 October - 21 December

Dates for sittings in 2021:

Hilary

Easter

Trinity

Michaelmas

11 January - 26 March

12 April - 20 May

2 June - 31 July

4 October - 21 December

The sittings of the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal and the sittings in Dublin of the High Court shall be four in every year, viz.: the Michaelmas sittings, the Hilary sittings, the Easter sittings and the Trinity sittings.  The Michaelmas sittings shall begin on the first Monday in October and end on the 21st December; the Hilary sittings shall begin on the 11th January and end on the Friday of the week preceding the Easter vacation; the Easter sittings shall begin on the Monday of the week following the Easter vacation and end on the Thursday preceding Whit Sunday; and the Trinity sittings shall begin on the Wednesday of the week following Whitsun week and end on the 31st July, provided that, if the 11th January shall be a Saturday or Sunday, the Hilary sittings shall begin on the following Monday.

Order 118 Rules of the Superior Courts