The new courts complex at Anglesea Street was officially opened by the Chief Justice of Ireland, Frank Clarke, and the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD.
“I appeal to all those in power that funding remains in local communities working in partnership with An Garda Síochána to keep as many people out of here and active in their community through sport and community development,” the Lord Mayor said.
“So that is a lot of cases, cases that represent, for many of the people involved, considerable stress. A courthouse is a place where life-changing decisions can occur. It is a place where complex and sensitive issues that affect people’s lives are dealt with.