• This document describes what is involved in being a witness in a court case and witness expenses.

  • Page describing the different types of witnesses that can be called in a court of law in Ireland.

  • Rules about how witnesses under 18 years of age can give evidence in the District Court, the Circuit Court or the Central Criminal Court.

  • The rules for witnesses giving evidence in a court of law.

  • This document discusses situations when witnesses in a court case are allowed to give their evidence by video-link.

  • An affidavit is a sworn written statement that sets out the evidence that a witness wants to give in court in Ireland.

  • What happens if a witness refuses to give evidence in a criminal trial? This law on this area is covered by the Criminal Justice Act 2006.

  • A hostile witness is a witness who appears unwilling to tell the truth. Find out how a hostile witness is treated in court here.