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Monaghan Courthouse Reopened.

The Hon Mr Justice John L Murray, Chief Justice of Ireland presided at the official opening of Monaghan Courthouse by the Minister for Justice Mr Brendan Smith T.D. On Monday February 21st at 4pm.
The courthouse was originally built in 1829 in the centre of Monaghan town and has been the seat of justice for the region over the region with some interruptions. It was largely destroyed by arson in 1981 and restored in 1985 by Monaghan County Council. The current refurbishment has been extensive both outside and inside. Inside there are now three modern courtrooms with all ancillary accommodation for legal, prison service and administration staff.