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

MIDLAND CIRCUIT:

Laois (2023):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Portlaoise
(civil

20 January (1 day)
21 March (1 week)

16 May (1 week)

-

28 November (1 week)

Portlaoise
(criminal

16 January - Crime Callover
7 February (4 weeks)

25 May - Crime Callover

13 June (3 weeks)

24 October (3 weeks)

Portlaoise
(family

17 - 19 January (3 days)
14 March (1 week)

23 May (1 week)

-

5 December (1 week)

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

 

Longford (2023):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Longford (civil & family)

7 March (1 week)

2 May (1 week)

27 June (1 week)

12 December (2 weeks)

Longford (criminal)

 10 January (4 weeks)

 9 May (3 weeks)

-

3 October (3 weeks)

 

Please note that due to the ever evolving Pandemic situation some dates / venues may be liable to change.

 

Offaly (2023):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Tullamore
(civil & family)

24 January (1 week Civil)
31 January (1 week Family)

 

4 July (1 week Civil) 
11 July (1 week Family)

14 November  (1 week Civil)
21 November   (1 week Family)

Tullamore
(criminal)

20 March (Crime Callover)

18 April (6 weeks) 

 

13 November (Crime Callover)
5 December (3 weeks)

Roscommon (2023):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
6 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Roscommon (civil & family)

10 January  (1 week)

-

6 June (1 weeek)

3 October (2 weeks)

Roscommon (criminal)

21 February (3 weeks) 

-

13 June (3 Weeks) 

14 November (4 weeks)

Sligo (2023):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Sligo (civil & family)

21 February  (1 week Family)
28 February (1 week Civil )

-

13 June (1 week Family)
20 June (1 week Civil)

31 October (1 week Family)
7 November (1 week Civil)

Sligo (criminal)

10 January (4 weeks)

-

6 June (1 week sentencing)
17 July (Virtual Callover for October sittings)
18 July (2 weeks)

3 October (4 weeks)

Westmeath (2023):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 31 March

Easter
17 April - 25 May

Trinity
7 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
2 October - 21 December

Athlone (Civil & Family)

7 February (1 week)

- - 17 October (1 week) 

Mullingar (Civil & Family)

14 February (1 week) 

18 April (1 week)
9 May (1 week)

25 July (1 week) 24 October (1 week) 
Mullingar (Criminal

7 March (4 weeks)

- 4 July(2 weeks)

14 November (3 weeks)

Mullingar (Civil & Family)

28 March (1 week)

-

18 July (1 week) -

Laois (2022):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 8 April

Easter
25 April - 2 June

Trinity
15 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 21 December

Portlaoise
(civil

18 January (1 week)
15 March (1 week)

-

12 July (1 week)

6 December (1 week)

Portlaoise
(criminal

8 February (4 weeks)

31 May (1 week)

15 June (2 weeks)

25 October (3 weeks)

Portlaoise
(family

22 March (2 weeks)

-

5 July (1 week)

29 November (1 week)

Longford (2022):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
10 January - 1 April

Easter
4 April - 3 June

Trinity
13 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 23 December

Longford (civil & family)

8th March (1 week)

3rd May (1 week)

28th June (1 week)

13th December (2 weeks)

Longford (criminal)

11th January (4 weeks)

17th May (2 weeks)

 

4th October (3 weeks)


Please note that due to the ever evolving Pandemic situation some dates / venues may be liable to change.

Offaly (2022):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
10 January - 1 April

Easter
4 April - 3 June

Trinity
13 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 23 December

Tullamore (civil & family)

25 January (2 weeks)

17 May (2 weeks)

-

15 November (2 weeks)

Tullamore (criminal)

5 April (1 week)

26 April (3 weeks)

19 July (2 weeks)

6 December (3 weeks)

Roscommon (2022):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
10 January - 1 April

Easter
4 April - 3 June

Trinity
13 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 23 December

Roscommon (civil & family)

11 January  (1 week)

26 April (1 week)
31 May (1 Week)

-

4 October (2 weeks)

Roscommon (criminal)

1 March (3 weeks) 

-

14 June (3 Weeks) 

1 November (3 weeks)

Sligo (2022):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 8 April

Easter
25 April - 2 June

Trinity
15 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 21 December

Sligo (civil & family)

22 February (2 weeks)

-

14 June (2 weeks)

1 November (2 weeks)

Sligo (criminal)

11 January (4 weeks)
5 April (1 week)

26 April (2 weeks)

-

4 October (3 weeks)

Westmeath (2022) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
10 January - 1 April

Easter
4 April - 3 June

Trinity
13 June - 29 July

Michaelmas
3 October - 23 December

Athlone (civil & family) 8,10,11 February 5, 7, 8 April 19, 21, 22 July 18, 20, 21 October

Mullingar (civil)

9 February

6 April

20 July

19 October

Mullingar (civil and family) 15, 16, 17, 18 February 10, 11, 12, 13 May 26, 27, 28, 29 July 25, 26, 27, 28 October

Mullingar (criminal)

8 March (4 weeks)

No scheduled sittings

28 June (3 weeks)

15 November (3 weeks)


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

*Circuit Court Conference on 25th March

Laois (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Portlaoise (family)

26 January (1 week)    

20 April (1 week)     

20 July (1 week)    

14 December (1 week)     

Portlaoise (civil)

2 February (1 week)     

27 April (1 week)     

27 July (1 week)     

21 December (1 day)     

Portlaoise (criminal)

9 February (4 weeks)     

11 May (2 weeks)     

15 June (2 weeks)     

26 October (3 weeks)     

Longford (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Longford (civil & family)

23rd March (1 week)

13th April (1 week)

29th June (2 weeks)

30th November (2 weeks)

Longford (criminal)

12th January (4 weeks)

 

1st June (2 weeks)

5th October (3 weeks)

Offaly (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Tullamore (civil & family)

12 January (2 weeks)

4 May (1 week)

13 July (1 week)

16 November (2 weeks)

Tullamore (criminal)

9 March (3 weeks)

-

29 June (2 weeks)

7 December (3 weeks)

Roscommon (2021) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Roscommon (civil & family)

9 March (2 weeks)

-

16 June (2 weeks)

6 October (2 weeks)

Roscommon (criminal)

23 February (2 weeks)

13 April (2 weeks)

20 July (2 weeks)

20 October (2 weeks)

Sligo (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 April - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Sligo (civil & family)

23 February (2 weeks)

-

2 June (2 weeks)

19 October (2 weeks)

Sligo (criminal)

12 January (4 weeks)

-

15 June (3 weeks)

16 November (2 weeks)

Westmeath (2021):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 26 March

Easter
12 Apri - 20 May

Trinity
2 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
4 October - 21 December

Athlone
(Civil & Family)

9, 11,12 February
9, 11,12 March 

11,13,14 May 

No Scheduled Sittings

2, 4, 5 November

Mullingar
(Civil)

10 February
10 March

12 May

No Scheduled Sittings

3 November 

Mullingar
(Civil & Family)

16, 17,18,19 February
16,17,18,19 March 

18, 19, 20, 21 May  No Scheduled Sittings 9, 10, 11, 12 November 

Mullingar
(Criminal)

No Scheduled Sittings 13 April
(4 weeks)
13 July
(3 weeks)
16 November
(3 weeks)

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

Longford (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Longford (civil & family)

10 March (2 weeks)

-

23 June (2 weeks)

24 November (1 week)

Longford (criminal)

14 January (2 weeks)

19 May (2 weeks)

-

6 October (2 weeks)
 

Offaly (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Tullamore (civil & family)

24 March (2 weeks)

-

7 July (2 weeks)

8 December (2 weeks)

Tullamore (criminal)

25 February (3 weeks)

-

10 June (2 weeks)

17 November (2 weeks)

Roscommon (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 April - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 20 December

Roscommon (civil & family)

11 February (2 weeks)

-

10 June (2 weeks)

20 October (2 weeks)

Roscommon (criminal)

24 March (2 weeks)

-

23 June (2 weeks)

24 November (2 weeks)

Westmeath (2020):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
13 January - 3 April

Easter
20 Apri - 28 May

Trinity
10 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
5 October - 21 December

Mullingar (civil & family)

21 January (1 week)

26 May (1 week)

-

13 October (1 week)

Mullingar (criminal)

28 January (4 weeks)

28 April (3 weeks)

21 July (2 weeks)

1 December (3 weeks)

Athlone (civil & family)

14 January (1 week)

15 January in Mullingar

19 May (1 week)

20 May in Mullingar 

-

6 October (1 week)
7 October in Mullingar 


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

Longford (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Longford (civil & family)

12 March (2 weeks)

-

2 July (2 weeks)

3 December (1 week)

Longford (criminal)

15 January (3 weeks)

30 April (2 weeks)

-

8 October (1 week)
15 October (1 Day)
12 November (5 weeks)

Offaly (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Tullamore (civil & family)

15 January (2 weeks)

30 April (2 weeks)

-

8 October (2 weeks)

Tullamore (criminal)

26 February (3 weeks)

28 May (2 weeks)

-

12 November (3 weeks)

Sligo (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 April - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Sligo (civil & family)

29 January (2 weeks)

14 May (2 weeks)

-

22 October (2 weeks)

Sligo (criminal)

12 February (weeks)
26 March (2 weeks)

28 May (2 weeks)

-

19 November (3 weeks)

Westmeath (2019) :

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 12 April

Easter
29 Apri - 6 June

Trinity
19 June - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 21 December

Mullingar (civil & family)

2 April (2 weeks)

-

23 July (1 week)

17 December (1 week)

Mullingar (criminal)

5 February (2 weeks)

14 May (2 weeks)

9 July (3 weeks)

2 October (3 weeks)

Athlone (civil & family)

26 March (1 week)

27 March in Mullingar

-

16 July (1 week)
17 July in Mullingar

10 December (1 week)
11 December in Mullingar


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