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District Court Vacation Sittings - August 2021 - Provincial

S.I. No.  400   of 2021

DISTRICT COURT (DAYS AND HOURS) (AUGUST SITTINGS) ORDER 2021

The Courts Service, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 26 of the Courts of Justice Act 1953 (No. 32 of 1953), as amended by section 43 of the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961 (No. 39 of 1961), section 16 of the Courts Act 1971 (No. 36 of 1971) and section 29 of the Courts Service Act 1998 (No. 8 of 1998) and after consultation with the President of the District Court, hereby orders as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the District Court (Days and Hours) (August Sittings) Order 2021. 

2. This Order shall come into operation on the 1st of  August 2021.

3. Sittings for the purposes of Article 5(b) of the District Court Areas (Amendment) Order 1970 (S.I. No. 161 of 1970) shall be held during the month of August in and for each District Court area referred to in column (2) of the table to this Order (in each case serving the relevant District Court district mentioned in column (1) of the table immediately opposite such reference). Where such sittings are not held on such days, and at such hours and at the place for the time being fixed for sittings of the District Court for the purpose of transacting the business of the District Court exercising its summary jurisdiction in such District Court area by the District Court (Areas) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 5 of 1961)(as amended)(the “Principal Order”), such sittings shall be held on such days, and at such hours referred to in column (3) of the table immediately opposite the District Court area referred to in column (2).

4. Business transacted in the District Court that is initiated and not completed before the commencement of this Order shall be continued and completed as if this Order had been in force at the time at which such business had been initiated.

 

District Court District

District Court Area in that District in which August sittings (summary jurisdiction) serving that District are held

Days and hours of sittings(where different from the place, days, and hours prescribed by the Principal Order for that Area)

District No. 1

Letterkenny

Each Thursday at 11 a.m.

District No. 2

Carrick-on-Shannon

Each Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.

District No. 3

Ballina

Each Wednesday at 11 a.m.

District No. 4
(Adjacent to Castlerea Prison)

Harristown

Each Friday at 11 a.m.

District No. 4

Loughrea

Each Friday at 2:30 p.m.

District No. 5

Monaghan

First and Second Friday at 10:30 a.m.

District No. 5

Cavan

Third and Fourth Friday at 10:30 a.m.

District No. 6

Dundalk

Each Thursday at 11 a.m.

District No. 7

Galway

Each Tuesday at 11 a.m.

District No. 8

Nenagh

Each Friday at 11 a.m.

District No. 9

Longford

Each Monday  at 11 a.m.

District No. 10

Trim

First, Second, Third, and Fourth Tuesday at 11 a.m.

District No. 12

Ennis

First Tuesday, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Monday at 11 a.m.

District No. 13

Limerick, (Mulgrave Street)

Each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

District No. 15

Portlaoise

Each Thursday at 11 a.m.

District No. 16

Bray

Each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

District No. 17

Tralee

Each Thursday at 11 a.m.

District No. 18

Clonakilty

Each Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

District No. 19

Cork City (Anglesea Street Court 1)

Each Monday (except Bank Holiday), Wednesday, and Friday at 10:30 a.m.

District No. 19

Cork City (Washington Street Court 3)

Each Monday (except Bank Holiday), Wednesday, and Friday at 2 p.m.

District No. 20

Mallow

Each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

District No. 21

Clonmel

Each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

District No. 22

Kilkenny

Each Tuesday at 11 a.m.

District No. 23

Wexford

Each Wednesday at 11 a.m.

District No. 24

Waterford

Each Tuesday at 11 a.m.

District No. 25

Naas

Each Thursday at 11 a.m.