Practitioners are hereby advised of the following arrangements during Christmas Vacation 2023.
A High Court Judge will be available every day throughout the Vacation to hear urgent applications only.
In the case of any such matter please contact the Four Courts at 01-8886000 to make arrangements with the High Court Duty Registrar. Applications will not be listed before the Vacation Judge without certification from the High Court Duty Registrar that the matter is urgent. Please be prepared to put in writing via email an explanation of the urgency.
All sittings before the vacation Judge will take place Monday to Friday in the Four Courts (Court 3) at 11.00 am unless otherwise advised by the High Court Duty Registrar.
In addition to the foregoing, the Bail List will sit in Cloverhill Courthouse on Tuesday 2 January 2024, Thursday 4 January 2024 and Tuesday 9 January 2024 with the Extradition List sitting in the Criminal Courts of Justice on Friday 22 December 2023 and Wednesday 3 January 2024.
The Legal Diary will be published on the Courts Service website (legaldiary.courts.ie/) on each day on which the Central Office is open during the Christmas Vacation (Friday 22 December 2023, Tuesday 2 to Friday 5 January 2024, and Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 January 2024).
Central Office of the High Court
In accordance with the Rules of the Superior Courts the Central Office will close at 4.30p.m. on Friday 22 December and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2023.
The Central Office is open for business by appointment by using the online appointment system https://www.courts.ie/appointments. For urgent matters, where it is not possible to book online, please email email@example.com to make an appointment.
21 December 2023