Family courts complex to go ahead without new Supreme Court

The government and the Courts Service have reached agreement on a scaled-back development at Hammond Lane in Smithfield with an estimated cost of €80 million

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
12th July, 2020
Family courts complex to go ahead without new Supreme Court
A dispute between the Courts Service and the Department of Justice over the size and cost of the new development at Hammond Lane in Smithfield

Approval has finally been given for the long-awaited family law courts complex in Dublin, but it will not include a new Supreme Court, the Business Post understands.

Frustration had been building over the continued delays to the project which stemmed from a dispute between the Courts Service and the Department of Justice over the size and cost of the new development at Hammond Lane in Smithfield.

The Courts Service had proposed a €140...

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