More than 50% of court buildings in Co Mayo could soon be closed down

Solicitors in Mayo have been warned that more than half the county's remaining court buildings could be shut down due to a shortage of money and resources.

25th November, 2012

Solicitors in Mayo have been warned that more than half the county's remaining court buildings could be shut down due to a shortage of money and resources.

In a letter to Charles Gilmartin, president of the Mayo Solicitors Bar Association, Brendan McDonald, the western regional manager of the Courts Service, said that the service was operating "in a very difficult and challenging economic environment".

The number of court buildings maintained by the service was being...

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