Inside, limestone and oak panelling line the walls of an existing structure which was destroyed by arson in 1981. A new layout scheme separates the areas for defendants, judges, juries, the public and staff. Restored external sandstone walls complete the refurbishment of Monaghan Courthouse. A new lift and staircases provide separate access for building users and a lift has been inserted in a space previously occupied by a staircase. These elements allow for separate access routes through the building and maintain the integrity of the original plan layout.