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Ennis Court Office

Lifford Road
Co. Clare
Phone+353 (0) 65 686 7500
Fax+353 (0) 65 682 2499
Head of OfficeMs. Josephine Tone
Map Ennis.

Hours of business:

Monday to Friday: 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Additional contact details:

Clare Circuit Court Lists: ClareCCDiary@courts.ie

About this office:

District court jurisdiction:

This office deals with cases for hearing in the District Court areas of Ennis, Killaloe and Kilrush.

Kilrush District Court sittings are held at the Courthouse, Moore Street, Kilrush.

Killaloe District Court sittings are held at the O'Donovan's, Derg Court, Ballina, Co. Tipperary.

Circuit court jurisdiction:

This office deals with all circuit business for the county of Clare. The Circuit Court sits in Ennis and Kilrush.

How to get there:

Ennis courthouse is a 10 minute walk from the town centre and a 30 minute walk from the railway / bus station.

Bus: There are many bus services into Ennis provided by Bus Éireann and other transport companies. Check www.buseireann.ie for timetables.

Train: Between five and nine trains serve Ennis daily on the Dublin / Limerick / Ennis route. Check www.irishrail.ie for timetables.

Taxis are available at Market Square.

Parking is available at the courthouse.

Kilrush is 43 km from Ennis via the Kilrush road.

Killaloe is 50km from Ennis via the Tulla Road.

Local facilities:

Facilities at Ennis courthouse include; consultation rooms, public waiting areas, lift, wheelchair access, disabled parking. Within a short distance of the courthouse there are several restaurants, coffee shops and bars which serve a wide range of food and snacks.

Other information:

County Registrar Mr. Patrick Wallace


Related links:


Circuit Court Rules
District Court Rules


Circuit Court Sittings
District Court Sittings

Court Fees:

Circuit Court Fees Order
District Court Fees Order
Payment of court fees & excise duty


Circuit Court forms
District Court Forms


Circuit Court Judgments
Enforcement of judgments 


Role of County Registrar
Ennis courthouse brochureKilrush courthouse brochure

Circuit Legal Diary

Business of the office

Appeals to the Circuit Court
Civil - Circuit Court
Civil - District Court
Criminal - Circuit Court
Criminal - District Court
Family - Circuit Court
Family - District Court
Ground rent
Judgment sets
Jury service
Licensing - Circuit Court
Licensing - District Court
Small Claims Procedure

Ennis courthouse