Cork Personal Injuries List, Sittings (Monday 29th April 2024 to Friday 10th May 2024)

A Callover of all cases set down for the Cork Personal Injury List will take place on Thursday the 21st March 2024 remotely before Mr Justice Coffey at 11.30am. Please note as per the directions in the Callover where there is no appearance by either side the Notice of Trail may be struct out. The list will be called over until the quota of 120 cases has been reached.

Please see the List here; Cork PI Callover Keep reading →

Limerick Personal Injuries List, (Sittings Monday 8th April 2024 to Friday 19th April 2024)

There will be a Positive callover of all cases set down for the Limerick Personal Injuries List on Friday the 8th March 2024 on a Hybrid basis at 10.30 a.m before Mr Justice O’ Connor to fix dates for the Sittings commencing the 8th April 2024. As this is a Positive callover, where there is no Appearance by either party the Notice of Trial may be Struck Out. No applications for Consent adjournments will be taken by the Registrar.

Please see the attached list here; Limerick Callover List

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Sligo Personal Injuries List, Sittings (Monday 29th April 2024 to Wednesday 8th May 2024)

A Callover of all cases set down for the Sligo Personal Injury List will take place on Wednesday the 20th March 2024 on a hybrid basis before Mr Justice Barr at 10.30am. Please note as per the directions in the Callover where there is no appearance by either side the Notice of Trail may be struct out. The Registrar will sit at 10 am to deal with Consent Applications.

Please see the List here; Sligo PI Callover List Keep reading →

Court of Appeal Directions List – News Update

The Court of Appeal have announced that the Court of Appeal Callover, Directions, and Motions Lists held each Friday will be entirely physical from now on.

There will be no provision for parties to attend remotely unless the Court gives permission in advance. To seek permission an application should be made to the Judge in advance and be supported by a medical report setting out the medical reasons why the party cannot attend Court physically.

If you have any further queries concerning this or wish to instruct us to attend Counsel please contact Denise Hartnett (dhartnett@pearts.ie) in our office who will be happy to assist you.

Kilkenny / Waterford Personal Injuries List, Sittings (Monday 6th February 2024 to Friday 16th February 2024)

There will be a positive call over of all cases set down for the Kilkenny / Waterford Personal Injury List will take place on Friday the 12th January 2024 at 11.00am on a hybrid basis before Ms Justice Egan. Please note as this is a Positive Callover any non-attendance in cases will result in the Notice of Trial being struck out. The Registrar will sit at 9.30am before the callover to deal with any consent orders only,  adjournment application must be made to the Judge.

Please see the List here; Kilkenny PI Callover List

If you require us to attend or make an application on your behalf you should forward your instructions to reach us no later than 1.00pm on Thursday the 11th January 2024. No instructions will be taken on the morning of the callover.

When forwarding instructions please ensure to include all the following information;

  1. Title and List Number of the action.
  2. The party for whom you act.
  3. When the matter was set down.
  4. If the application is on Consent of the other parties or on notice. (If on notice please advise the date on which they were notified of the application being made).
  5. If an order is being sought please set out what is to happen with the Costs.

Please note as per previous provincial Callovers, the Court will be reluctant to adjourn matters and a compelling reason for an adjournment will be required.

Instructions and enquiries should be forwarded to Jonathon Hanlon of this Office who can be contacted at jhanlon@pearts.ie

Limerick Personal Injuries List (Monday 12th February 2024 to Friday 23rd February 2024)

There will be a Positive callover of all cases set down for the Limerick Personal Injuries List on Friday the 12th January 2024 on a Hybrid basis at 10.30 a.m before Ms Justice Stewart to fix dates for the Sittings commencing the 12th February 2024. As this is a Positive callover, where there is no Appearance by either party the Notice of Trial will be Struck Out. The Registrar will sit at 9.30 to deal with any matters that can be dealt with on Consent including calling matters on for hearing on consent.

Please see the attached list here; Limerick PI List

Ms Justice Stack requires any party attending to be fully briefed in the case and in a position to advise the Court of the required information. When sending instructions please provide the following information;

  • Date of accrual of cause of action
  • Date of compliance by all parties with SI 391/1998
  • Duration of Trail
  • If the matter is assessment only
  • If VMR facilities will be required at the trial
  • If the other side were put on notice of the application, please provide the date notice was given
  • If an application to adjourn on consent is to be made please provide a detailed reason

If you require us to attend on Counsel or make an application on your behalf you should forward your instructions to reach us no later than 1.00pm on Thursday the 11th January 2024. No instructions will be taken on the morning of the callover.

In keeping with previous Callovers of the Limerick List and as noted within the Callover; adjournments, regardless of if they are on Consent, may have the Notice of Trial Stuck Out or be entered into the “SL List”. Please see the Callover List attached for further details in relation to the “SL List”.

If you have any queries in relation to the above please contact Edel Purcell of our Office at epurcell@pearts.ie. 

Galway PI Callover 20th December 2023

There will be a Positive callover of all cases set down for the Galway Personal Injuries List on Wednesday the 20th December 2023 on a Hybrid basis at 10.30 a.m before Mr Justice O’ Connor to fix dates for the Sittings commencing the 12th February 2024. As this is a Positive callover, where there is no Appearance by either party the Notice of Trial will be Struck Out. No applications for Consent adjournments will be taken by the Registrar.

Please see the attached list here; Galway PI Callover

As noted in the Callover List Mr Justice O’ Connor requires any party attending to be fully briefed in the case and in a position to advise the Court of the required information. For this reason we will only be in a position to deal with the following applications at the Callover;

  • Attend on Counsel
  • Strike Out matters on Consent
  • Call matters on for hearing on Consent (for this application we will require to know the dates of compliance with Order 39 Rule 46)

If you require us to attend on Counsel or make an application on your behalf you should forward your instructions to reach us no later than 1.00pm on Tuesday the 19th December 2023. No instructions will be taken on the morning of the callover.

In keeping with previous Callovers and as noted at the beginning of the Callover; adjournments, regardless of if they are on Consent, may result in the Notice of Trial being Stuck Out.

If you have any queries in relation to the above please contact Jonathon Hanlon of our Office at jhanlon@pearts.ie

Christmas Holiday Arrangements

We wish to advise that our offices will close for the Christmas break on Friday
the 22nd December 2023 at 1.00 p.m. and will re-open on Tuesday the 2nd
January 2024 at 9.00 a.m.

If you are planning to send anything of an urgent nature, please ensure that you
send it in time to reach us no later than first post on Wednesday the 20th
December 2023, as we cannot guarantee that anything received after that date
will be processed and returned to you, before Tuesday 2 nd January 2024.

We would like to take this opportunity to express our thanks to you, our
colleagues, for all of your loyal support and understanding throughout 2023.
Gerard and I, and all the Staff of Pearts wish you and yours a very Happy
Christmas and a peaceful New Year.