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In this section you will find the schedules of the South Western court areas, venues, sitting days and starting times of Circuit Courts in 2020/2021.

SOUTH WESTERN CIRCUIT:

Clare (2023):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Ennis (civil & family)

16 January (4 weeks)
13 March (2 weeks)

8 May (3 weeks)

7 June (2 weeks)

2 October (2 weeks)
20 November (4 weeks)

Ennis (criminal)

13 February (4 weeks)

17 April (3 weeks)

3 July (4 weeks)

16 October (5 weeks)

Kilrush

24 January

9 May

25 July

10 October

Kerry (2023):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Tralee/Killarney
(Civil & Family)

10 January (5 weeks)
17 January (Schedule)
28 March (1 week)

18 April (2 weeks)
18 April (Schedule)

7 June (2 weeks)
20 June (Schedule)

2 October (4 weeks)
24 October (Schedule)
5 December (1 week)
20 December (1 week)

Tralee
(Criminal)

13 February (5 weeks) 8 May (3 weeks) 19 June (5 weeks) 31 October (5 weeks)

Killarney

23 & 24 March

4 & 5 May

25 & 26 July

14 & 15 December

Listowel

 21 & 22 March

2 & 3 May

27 & 28 July

12 & 13 December

Limerick (2023) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
9 January -  31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Limerick (civil & family)

11 January (12 weeks)

17 April (6 weeks)

7 June (8 weeks)

2 October(12 weeks)

Limerick (criminal)

9 January (12 weeks)

17 April (6 weeks)

7 June (8 weeks)

2 October(12 weeks)

Newcastlewest

30 January

24 April

17 July

20 November

Where there are no dates given for counties contact the relevant court office for details

Clare (2022):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 8 April

Easter
25 April - 2 June

Trinity
15 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 21 December

Ennis (civil & family)

11 January (4 weeks)
21 March (3 weeks)

16 May (3 weeks)

15 June (3 days)

10 October (1 week)
28 November (3 weeks)

Ennis (criminal)

7 February (5 weeks)

25 April (3 weeks)

4 July (4 weeks)

17 October (5 weeks)

Kilrush

1 February 

24 May

26 July 

22 November

Kerry (2022):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 8 April

Easter
25 April - 2 June

Trinity
15 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 21 December

Tralee/Killarney
(Civil & Family)

11 January (3 weeks)
14 March (4 weeks)

30 May (1 week)

15 June (3 weeks)

3 October (4 weeks)
12 December (2 weeks)

Tralee
(Criminal)

7 February (5 weeks) 25 April (4 weeks) 4 July  (3 weeks) 1 November (5 weeks)

Killarney

3 & 4 February

24 & 25 May

26 & 27  July

8 & 9 December

Listowel

 1 & 2 February

26 & 27 May

28 & 29 July

6 & 7 December

Limerick (2022) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January -  8 April

Easter
25 April - 2 June

Trinity
15 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 21 December

Limerick (civil & family)

11 January (5 weeks(
7 March (5 weeks)

9 May (4 weeks)

15 June (7 weeks)

3 October (5 weeks)
22 November (5 weeks)

Limerick (criminal)

11 January (13 weeks)

25 April (6 weeks)

15 June (7 weeks)

3 October (12 weeks)

Newcastlewest

30 January

23 May

25 July

21 November

Where there are no dates given for counties contact the relevant court office for details

Clare (2021) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Ennis (civil & family)

25 January (3 weeks)
8 February(1 week)
15 March (2 weeks)
12 April (1 week)

12 April (1 week)
3 May (2 weeks)

2 June (2 weeks)
26 July (1 week)

13 October (2 weeks)
24 November (4 weeks)

Ennis (criminal)

15 February(4 weeks)

19 April (2 weeks)
17 May (1 week)

28 June (4 weeks)

25 October (3 weeks)

Kilrush

26 January

27 April

22 June

12 October

Kerry (2021):

 

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Tralee/Killarney/Listowel
(civil & family)

11 Jan(3 weeks)
8 Feb (3 weeks)
22 March (1 week)

17 May (3 days)

2 June (3 weeks)

4 October (4 weeks)
13 December (1 week)

Tralee
(schedule)
9 Feb 13 April 29 June 2 November

Tralee/Killarney
(criminal)

1 March (3 weeks)

12 April (4 weeks)

28 June (5 weeks)

1 November (5 weeks)

Killarney
(schedule)

4 February (2 days)

13 May (2 days)

22 June (2 days)

9 December (2 days)

Listowel
(schedule)

 2 February (2 days)

11 May (2 days)

24 June (2 days)

7 December (2 days)

Limerick (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Limerick (criminal)

11 January (11 weeks)  

12 April (6 weeks)

2 June (9 weeks)    

4 October (11 weeks)    

Limerick (civil & family)

11 January (5 weeks) 
15 March (2 weeks)

29 April (4 weeks) 

2 June (2 weeks)
21 June (6 weeks)

4 October (2 weeks)   
1 November (7 weeks)

Newcastlewest

27 January

28 April

30 June

13 October

Where there are no dates given for counties contact the relevant court office for details

Kerry (2020):

 

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Tralee/Killarney (civil & family)

13 January (3 weeks)
23 March (2 weeks)

20 April (1 week)
25 May (1 week)

10 June (1 week)
27 July (1 week)

5 October (4 weeks)
12 December (1 week)

Tralee (criminal)

11 February (6 weeks)

28 April (3 weeks)

22 June (4 weeks)

2 November (5 weeks)

Killarney

 6 & 7 February (2 days)

21 & 22 May (2 days)

23 & 24 July (2 days)

10 & 11 December (2 days)

Listowel

 4 & 5 February (2 days)

19 & 20 May (2 days)

21 & 22 July (2 days)

8 & 9 December (2 days)

Limerick (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Limerick (civil & family)

14 January (2 weeks)
11 February (1 week)
3 March (3 weeks)

21 April (6 weeks)

10 June (7 weeks)

6 October (2 weeks)
3 November (7 weeks)

Limerick (criminal)

14 January (4 weeks)
24 March (2 weeks)

21 April (6 weeks)

9 June (2 weeks)
21 July (2 weeks)

6 October (4 weeks)
8 December (2 weeks)

Newcastlewest

11 March

13 May

8 July

4 November

Where there are no dates given for counties contact the relevant court office for details

Kerry (2019):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Tralee (civil & family)

11 January (4 weeks)
28 March (3 weeks)

28 May (2 weeks)

19 June (1 week)
30 July (1 week)

8 October (4 weeks)
17 December (1 week)

Tralee (criminal)

12 February (6 weeks)

30 April (3 weeks)

25 June (4 weeks)

5 November (5 weeks)

Killarney

7 February (2 days)

23 May (2 days)

23 July (2 days)

12 December (2 days)

Listowel

5 February (2 days)

21 May (2 days)

25 July (2 days)

10 December (2 days)

Limerick (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Limerick (civil & family)

11 January (3 weeks)
12 February (1 week)
5 March (4 weeks)

30 April (6 weeks)

18 June (7 weeks)

8 October (2 weeks)
5 November (2 weeks)

Limerick (criminal)

11 January (5 weeks)
26 March (3 weeks)

30 April (6 weeks)

18 June (1 week)
30 July (1 week)

8 October (4 weeks)
10 December (2 weeks)

Newcastlewest

23 January

15 May

10 July

6 November

Where there are no dates given for counties contact the relevant court office for details