Picture special: New Letterkenny courthouse is opened

February 12, 2018

Letterkenny’s new €20 million courthouse was officially opened this afternoon by The Chief Justice of Ireland, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, and the Minister for Justice, Charlie Flanagan, Charlie Flanagan.

Court sittings in the new courthouse began on January 2nd last

The courthouse has a floor area of over 5,000m2.

Facilities include four courtrooms and public office. User facilities are a big upgrade from the old courthouse and include two vulnerable witness suites, victim support room, legal practitioners room, enhanced custody facilities, jury reception room, media room and consultation rooms.

The courthouse was packed today as top legal officials, Courts Service staff, Gardaí, barristers, solicitors and politicians attended to mark the official opening.

Joe Boland of North West News Pix captured the moments …

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