Kerry courthouses need to be refurbished and made more suitable for modern needs.
That’s according to Anna Maria Foley, general manager of Adapt Women’s Refuge.
Ms Foley says domestic violence victims often have to wait in the main court in Tralee and outside in the atrium for hours.
Earlier this week, speaking at the first sitting of Tralee District Court this year, Judge James O Connor described the court as the most awkward court he attends.
She says when Kerry courts were built in the 17th and 18th century family law didn’t exist and investment is needed: