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.