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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 (2024):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 22 March

Easter
8 April - 16 May

Trinity
29 May - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 20 December

Portlaoise
(civil

5 March (1 week)

-

28 May (1 week)

8 October (1 week)

Portlaoise
(criminal

9 January (7weeks)

CALLOVER 13 MAY AT 2PM FOR SITTING COMMENCING 11 JUNE

11 June (2 weeks)

CALLOVER 22 JULY AT 2 P.M. FOR SITTING COMMENCING 29 OCTOBER

29 October (3 weeks)

CALLOVER 2 DECEMBER AT 10 A.M. FOR JANUARY 2025 SITTING

Portlaoise
(family

12 March (1 week)

-

 4 June (1 week)

15 October (1 week)

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

 

Longford (2024):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 22 March

Easter
8 April - 16 May

Trinity
29 May - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 20 December

Longford (civil & family)

19 March (1 week)

9 April (1 week)

25 June (2 weeks)

22 October (2 weeks)

Longford (criminal)

 9 January (7 weeks)

 -

9 July (4 weeks)

5 November (3 weeks)


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

Offaly (2024):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 22 March

Easter
8 April - 16 May

Trinity
29 May - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 20 December

Tullamore
(Civil & Family Law)

20 February (1 week Civil)
27 February (1 week Family)

-

11 June (1 week Civil)
18 June (1 week Family)

10 December (1 week Civil)
17 December (1 week Family)

Tullamore
(Criminal)

19 February (Criminal Callover)
19 March (1 week)(Sentencing)

7 May (2 weeks) 

29 May (2 weeks)   
22 July (Criminal Callover)

8 October (3 weeks)            
26 November (3 weeks)

Roscommon (2024):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 22 March

Easter
8 April - 16 May

Trinity
29 May - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 20 December

Roscommon (civil & family)

11 & 16 January

16 April

9 July

3 December

Roscommon (criminal)

22 January (callover at 2pm)
5, 12 & 19 March

13 May (callover at 2pm)

11,18 & 25 June

8, 15, 22 & 29 October

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

Sligo (2024):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 22 March

Easter
8 April - 16 May

Trinity
29 May - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 20 December

Sligo (civil & family)

6 February  (1 week Family)
13 February (1 week Civil )

-

7 May (1 week Family)
14 May (1 week Civil)

19 November (1 week Family)
26 November (1 week Civil)

Sligo (criminal)

19 Feb (Virtual Callover for March & April sittings)
5 March (2 weeks)

9 April (4 weeks)

27 May (Virtual Callover for July sittings)
9 July (3 weeks + 1 day)

21 October (Virtual Callover for December sittings)
10 December (2 weeks)

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

 

Westmeath (2024):

Place of Sittings

Hilary
11 January - 22 March

Easter
8 April - 16 May

Trinity
29 May - 31 July

Michaelmas
7 October - 20 December

Athlone (Civil & Family Law)

23 January (1 week)
 

23 April (1 week)

16 July (1 week)

5 November (1 week)

Athlone (Civil & Family Law)
sitting in Mullingar

Wednesday 24 January (1 day) Wednesday 24 April (1 day) Wednesday 17 July (1 day) Wednesday 6 November (1 day)

Mullingar (Civil & Family Law)

30 January (1 week) 

30 April (1 week)

23 July (1 week)
30 & 31 July  (2 days)

12 November (1 week)
Mullingar (Criminal Law)

22 January Callover 10am (to fix lists for 27 Feb, 9 Apr and 14 & 29 May)

27 February (1 week) Sentencing 

9 April (4 weeks)
14 May (1 week)

27 May Mullingar Callover 10am (to fix dates for 25 June)

29 May (2 weeks)
25 June (2 weeks) 

21 October Callover 10am (to fix dates for 19 November)

19 November (3 weeks)

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)

23 May (1 week)

-

5 December (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)

16 May (1 week)

-

28 November (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