Courthouses face extinction despite millions being spent

KANTURK courthouse, built in 1825, is certainly in need of a complete overhaul, and the boom days of the Celtic Tiger did not whip its tail at the cold and drab hewn stone building.

But one has to wonder just how long the people of Duhallow will hear the familiar ‘All stand in court’ considering so many changes have taken place in district courts over the past year in North Cork. After 100 years service Millstreet District Court came to an end this year, with the cases from that catchment area now heard in Macroom.

This is set to change again as from December 1, 2010 Millstreet court sittings will be heard in Kanturk. But for how long?

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