Courts Service News: 2018
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Each December we publish a paper magazine.
Latest issue: December 2018
As we approach the end of another fruitful year for the Courts Service we head towards a new year with even brighter prospects.
Our review of the year looks back at the completion of a major Public Private Partnership project which saw investment in court buildings like never before.
We continued to strive for improvements on the ICT side of things as we look to provide more services for the benefit of all who use the courts.
Deirdre Doyle updates us on a busy year for Learning and Development (page 6) while Denise Cole updates us on the latest developments in HR.
Our outreach programme maintained its success with over 3,000 students visiting the Criminal Courts of Justice in 2018.
We take a closer look at the rules announced by Chief Justice Frank Clarke restricting the use of social media in the courtroom.
An exhibition was held in the Four Courts to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day and the 25 barristers who died in WWI.
We meet the new head of Circuit and District Court Operations Peter Mullan (page 12) and remember the late Judge Gráinne O’Neill with the unveiling of a picture in the Criminal Courts of Justice.
The legal community in Limerick took to the stage to raise money for charity by dancing.
Our traditional Christmas features include an article encouraging you to reach out to someone this Christmas.
We have book reviews, movie reviews, a delicious recipe and a chance to win a One4All voucher in our annual quiz.
We have our usual features of Appointments, Retirements and Practice and Procedures.
You can view the magazine here: COURTS SERVICE NEWS ISSUE 4 DECEMBER 2018