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Westmeath Circuit Court.

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County Registrar family list - change of date

The County Registrar's Family Law list for Westmeath, scheduled to sit on  Friday 1st of September 2017 in St. Loman's GAA Clubhouse, Delvin Road, Mullingar has been changed to the following Tuesday 5th September 2017 at 11am at the same venue.


Circuit court sittings - update

For the duration of the refurbishment of Mullingar Courthouse, the remaining Westmeath Circuit civil and family law sittings will be held in Athlone Courthouse with effect from the commencement of the Easter Sittings 2016.

Athlone District Court sits on the first four Wednesdays of each month and this will continue while the circuit civil and family law sittings take place in Athlone Courthouse.

Therefore, the Circuit Court will sit in St. Loman's Mullingar GAA Club, Delvin Road, Mullingar on the Wednesday of each of the weeks that it is scheduled for Westmeath.

All criminal district court appeals for Athlone will now be listed before Judge Johnson in Tullamore along with the Mullingar Appeals.

Therefore any district court appeals being lodged in Mullingar Court Office in respect of Athlone matters will now be listed for the Mullingar Circuit (criminal) sittings in Tullamore Courthouse.

Circuit Court - Midland Circuit

I, Raymond Groarke, President of the Circuit Court, in pursuance of the powers vested in me by section 10 of the Courts of Justice Act 1947, and by other powers conferred on me, and having consulted the permanent judge of the Midland Circuit, do hereby order the following:

1. That the Courthouse, Athlone shall be the venue for dealing with all civil and family law business returned for Mullingar and Athlone other than on the days when the District Court is scheduled to sit in Athlone when the Circuit Court sittings shall be held in Mullingar.

2. That this order shall take effect from 1st April 2016

3 That this order shall be published as soon as possible on www.courts.ie.

Dated this 15th day of March 2016
Raymond Groarke
President of the Circuit Court


Westmeath County Registrar’s courts - change of venue for duration of courthouse refurbishment

Due to the current refurbishment of Mullingar Courthouse and also to facilitate the on-site services of MABS and ISI to those persons who are currently subject to possession proceedings before the Circuit Court, please note that with effect from the 1st January 2016 the following changes will take place:

1.  The County Registrar’s Court as it relates to ALL civil matters including possession matters for Co.Westmeath (both Athlone and Mullingar cases) will be held at Athlone Courthouse, Pearse Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath on the 4th Monday of each month (with the exception of March 2016 when the court will sit on the Tuesday 22nd March).

2. The County Registrar’s court as it relates to ALL family law matters for Co. Westmeath will sit at St. Loman’s Mullingar GAA Centre, Delvin Road, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath on the third Friday of the month followed by family law case progression in the morning and afternoon.