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Courts Service News: 2019

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The Courts Service e-zine is published every two to three months and features news and information on a variety of topics, including developments in the Courts Service. Click here to subscribe to our e-zine

Each December we publish a paper magazine.

Latest issue: October 2019

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Since its inception 20 years ago, Courts Service News has had just one editor.  It’s a remarkable achievement, but, unfortunately for us, Helen Priestley has now taken her lump sum and run. The editorial team wants to pay tribute to her for all her years at the helm and wishes her the very best for her future adventures.  Helen, as the saying goes, ‘a little less tension, a little more pension’ – we’ll miss you around these parts…

Despite retiring, Helen will still be involved with the annual mass of remembrance.

Alongside Helen, our retirements section includes tributes to outgoing CEO Brendan Ryan and other long serving staff and members of the judiciary. 

In his New Year statement Chief Justice Frank Clarke tells us that reforming our Courts Administration is moving from Planning to Implementation…

Gerry Curran interviews Angela Denning, who returns to the Courts Service as CEO.

In other staffing announcements, Dr. Niall O’Hanlon has been appointed as a Legal Costs Adjudicator. 

Read about the Courts Service’s Declaration to Innovate.

October saw the launch of Comhrá, a new initiative that sees judges of the Supreme Court interact with secondary school students by way of video conference.

Cillian Smith tells us about the visit of the Courts of the Future Network.

Did you know that Dublin Castle was temporarily home to the Irish courts?  An exhibition documents that period.

Read the latest Social Club news 

Sorry We Missed You…read our review of Ken Loach’s new movie

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You can view the magazine here: COURTS SERVICE NEWS ISSUE 3 October 2019 

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