Confusion, bitterness and money battles in Dublin’s ‘divorce court’
Virtually everyone has been here several times, or will return. Clear-cut cases are rare
The Dublin Circuit Family Court is located directly opposite the Smithfield Luas stop. Once you are aware of that, it’s impossible not to notice the ever-changing small huddles of people gathered near its doors, taking time out while waiting for their cases to be called.
Whether smoking, talking intensely or leaning over phones, all of these diverse people have something in common: they look incredibly anxious.