Court Rules of Ireland

ORDER 6

CONCURRENT SUMMONSES

1. The plaintiff in any proceedings may, at the time of, or at any time during 12 months after the issuing of the originating summons, issue one or more concurrent summons or summonses, each concurrent summons to bear the same date of issue as the original summons, and to be marked with a seal bearing the word ‘concurrent’ and the date of issue of the concurrent summons; and such seal shall be impressed upon the summons by the proper officer; provided always, that such concurrent summons or summonses shall only be in force for the period during which the original summons in such proceedings shall be in force.

2. A summons for service within the jurisdiction may be issued and marked as a concurrent summons with one for service, or of which notice in lieu of service is to be given, out of the jurisdiction; and a summons for service, or of which notice in lieu of service is to be given, out of the jurisdiction may be issued and marked as a concurrent summons with one for service within the jurisdiction.