Limerick Courthouse will relocate to new site behind jail
A NEW court complex is to be built close to Limerick Prison through a public-private partnership but subject to Government funding, the Courts Service has confirmed.
And the office of Chief Justice John Murray – a Limerick native – has also been in touch with Limerick City Council and Mayor Kevin Kiely on relocating the District Court away from City Hall on an interim basis, with three sites shortlisted to temporarily accommodate court business.
Compensation, however, would be required from Limerick City Council to allow the Courts Service fit out the temporary location.
The Limerick Leader understands that the new courthouse is to be located at Costelloe's yard, adjacent to the prison on Mulgrave Street.
So this has finally been confirmed. It's definitely a sensible decision, ideally the new Garda headquarters will be built here aswell. Although its anyone's guess as to when funding will actually be available!