Solicitor calls for juvenile cases to be dealt with quicker

A DONEGAL solicitor has called for cases involving juvenile defendants to be dealt with in a quicker manner. Rory O’Brien was making his comments at a sitting of Letterkenny District Court on Thursday in relation to a young person he is representing. In Ireland, once a young person turns 18 years, he or she loses […]

Court service on standby ahead of Donegal rally

COURTS in Donegal have been put on standby for special sittings for people breaking traffic laws during this weekend’s Donegal International Rally. Thousands of people are expected to descend on the county in the coming days for the popular annual event. The three-day event officially gets underway tomorrow and thousands of motor sport enthusiasts are expected to […]

Donegal defendants facing year-long wait to have cases heard

A new report being compiled by the Department of Justice could hold the key to sorting out Donegal’s lengthening court lists. During a recent sitting of Letterkenny District Court four contested matters had to be scheduled for December 2023 because no earlier hearing dates were available. Reasons cited for the mounting paperwork were the pandemic and the […]