Many courthouses are historic buildings and all are free for the public to visit where you can learn first-hand about the tradition and purpose of the judicial process.
Courts are worth visiting for reasons other than being involved in a court case.
Steeped in political history and architectural splendour, Irish Courthouses are not only places of tradition and purpose for the judicial process but are also places of rich cultural heritage.
The Four Courts has stood for over 200 years as a bastion of law in Ireland.
Find out about the origin and architecture of the Four Courts and learn about its place in the history of Ireland.
Just north of the River Liffey is an area that can be described as Dublin’s Legal Quarter, with its origins dating to the 16th Century.