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Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister
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Every week of lockdown between 700 and 800 houses will not be built, says minister

Jan 27th 2021, 5:08 PM 24,570 Views 55 Comments

The lockdown will mean housing targets could be off by between 6,500 and 7,000 new homes,

Bill preventing evictions from taking place during Level 5 passes all Oireachtas stages
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Bill preventing evictions from taking place during Level 5 passes all Oireachtas stages

Oct 23rd 2020, 4:32 PM 16,243 Views 22 Comments

The Bill will now be sent to the President for early signature.

Temporary ban on evictions to be implemented during six-week Level 5 restrictions
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Temporary ban on evictions to be implemented during six-week Level 5 restrictions

Oct 19th 2020, 10:55 PM 23,263 Views 31 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced this evening that Ireland will move to Level 5 restrictions for six weeks.

Housing minister says he wants to extend rent freeze and ban on evictions - but not indefinitely
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Housing minister says he wants to extend rent freeze and ban on evictions - but not indefinitely

Jul 10th 2020, 8:33 PM 18,474 Views 49 Comments

The final decision will be made by Cabinet in the coming days.

Heritage Minister confirms Waterways Ireland will not remove barge homes from canal
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Heritage Minister confirms Waterways Ireland will not remove barge homes from canal

Jul 9th 2020, 4:15 PM 18,250 Views 25 Comments

Six boat owners had been served eviction notices and told their homes would be removed by crane if they did not move them.

Plan to move people's barges off Dublin's Grand Canal stalled by heritage minister
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Plan to move people's barges off Dublin's Grand Canal stalled by heritage minister

Jul 8th 2020, 1:48 PM 29,538 Views 33 Comments

Minister of State Malcolm Noonan said that he is hoping to establish a mediation process.

People living in barges on Dublin's Grand Canal could be evicted from their homes this week
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People living in barges on Dublin's Grand Canal could be evicted from their homes this week

Jul 7th 2020, 8:31 PM 85,298 Views 73 Comments

A crane is set to remove the houseboats tomorrow.

Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis
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Rent freeze and temporary ban on evictions to be introduced during Covid-19 crisis

Updated Mar 19th 2020, 5:46 PM 106,727 Views 88 Comments

The emergency measures for renters were agreed at a Cabinet meeting today.

Majority of revenue on Airbnb comes from rentals which will be hit by new laws
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Majority of revenue on Airbnb comes from rentals which will be hit by new laws

Jun 30th 2019, 10:00 PM 46,657 Views 85 Comments

Data scraped from site shows widespread use of ‘domestic’ units as short-term lets.

'There have been threats against us': Gardai call for clear guidelines around how they police evictions
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'There have been threats against us': Gardai call for clear guidelines around how they police evictions

Apr 17th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,725 Views 50 Comments

Many officers are unclear as to how they are expected to operate in these incidents.

Paschal Donohoe met KBC to 'reassure' the bank of support after the Strokestown eviction
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Paschal Donohoe met KBC to 'reassure' the bank of support after the Strokestown eviction

Mar 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 31,913 Views 0 Comments

The bank was criticised for using private security agents to forcibly remove three siblings from their Roscommon home.

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge
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Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

Updated Feb 6th 2019, 10:06 PM 15,539 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested earlier today following a search of a house in the Killoe area of Longford.

Opinion: Sound the alarm - a proposed EU directive on bad loans will give vulture funds a free rein
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Opinion: Sound the alarm - a proposed EU directive on bad loans will give vulture funds a free rein

Jan 24th 2019, 7:00 AM 18,689 Views 58 Comments

A proposed new EU Directive aims to develop a secondary market for non-performing loans and poses a serious threat to the rights of borrowers and consumers, writes Matt Carthy.

More than 50% of people think we should introduce France's winter eviction ban
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More than 50% of people think we should introduce France's winter eviction ban

Dec 27th 2018, 2:05 PM 98,102 Views 101 Comments

The ‘trêve hivernale’ has been a part of French law since 1956.

Roscommon eviction: Gardaí conduct search operation after Sunday's violent scenes
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Roscommon eviction: Gardaí conduct search operation after Sunday's violent scenes

Dec 19th 2018, 12:52 PM 24,861 Views 197 Comments

Gardaí are investigating an incident of criminal damage and assault that occurred on Sunday morning.

Calls for TDs who are landlords to abstain from anti-eviction Bill vote due to conflict of interest
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Calls for TDs who are landlords to abstain from anti-eviction Bill vote due to conflict of interest

Dec 12th 2018, 10:17 PM 18,065 Views 60 Comments

Varadkar said TDs who landlords are able to make a distinction between their personal interests and the public interest,

'People should fight': Cork locals to protest today against plans for mass evictions
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'People should fight': Cork locals to protest today against plans for mass evictions

Dec 16th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,552 Views 92 Comments

The new owners of the Leeside Apartments say they’re set to substantially refurbish the apartment block.

Beijing evictions of migrant workers stir widespread anger
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Beijing evictions of migrant workers stir widespread anger

Dec 3rd 2017, 7:15 AM 11,644 Views 10 Comments

“They are chasing people away from apartments and smashing things.”

'It would make you wonder has anything changed?': Over a century later, Ireland still can't shake its eviction past
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'It would make you wonder has anything changed?': Over a century later, Ireland still can't shake its eviction past

Aug 26th 2017, 8:30 PM 45,105 Views 32 Comments

The rent uncertainty of today is not only widespread – but goes deep through the ages of Irish history.

Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'
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Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'

Jun 28th 2017, 7:11 PM 40,973 Views 88 Comments

Speaking about his new Housing Co-op Bill, Norris said people appear to have forgotten that “eviction” is a dirty word in Ireland.

Termination notices sent to Limerick apartment residents to be withdrawn
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Termination notices sent to Limerick apartment residents to be withdrawn

Jan 13th 2017, 10:29 PM 13,199 Views 39 Comments

People living in The Strand apartments had been facing eviction.

Ireland 'failing' to provide safeguards to Travellers facing eviction
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Ireland 'failing' to provide safeguards to Travellers facing eviction

May 16th 2016, 6:05 AM 15,077 Views 71 Comments

A Council of Europe committee also found Ireland is not providing Travellers with adequate accommodation.

Two men arrested as gardaí move Travellers from illegal site
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Two men arrested as gardaí move Travellers from illegal site

May 10th 2016, 12:10 PM 18,204 Views 57 Comments

They had been evicted from a halting site in January.

Residents in Cork face mass eviction from homes
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Residents in Cork face mass eviction from homes

Mar 16th 2016, 7:43 PM 27,059 Views 107 Comments

This comes in a week in which there has been outcry over the treatment of tenants in Tyrrelstown.

Dublin squatters remain at property after day-long standoff
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Dublin squatters remain at property after day-long standoff

Mar 23rd 2015, 11:45 PM 26,213 Views 39 Comments

Residents say about 30 people live at the abandoned property.

'I'm sleeping on a friend's sofa on the verge of becoming homeless, I don't know what to do'
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'I'm sleeping on a friend's sofa on the verge of becoming homeless, I don't know what to do'

Mar 9th 2015, 6:55 AM 27,891 Views 50 Comments

Karen says she found herself in this situation because there is no social housing available and the rent supplement is just too low.

Can you believe these Clare sisters were photographed 127 years ago?
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Can you believe these Clare sisters were photographed 127 years ago?

Jun 19th 2014, 10:05 PM 61,760 Views 79 Comments

The O’Halloran girls fought off an attempted eviction from their home in Bodyke.

Protest planned as ex-soldiers and families face eviction from Curragh Camp
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Protest planned as ex-soldiers and families face eviction from Curragh Camp

Jun 17th 2014, 5:01 PM 19,640 Views 101 Comments

The government has previously said it would be too costly to carry out repairs to the ageing properties.

'The banks are stinkers': Senator Norris joins protest at Dublin auctioneers
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'The banks are stinkers': Senator Norris joins protest at Dublin auctioneers

Apr 11th 2014, 5:30 PM 12,288 Views 86 Comments

The organisers were asking the auctioneers to agree that no properties will be offered for sale where there is a legal dispute.

'Political bulls**t' won't solve housing crisis: Property expert says government needs to act
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'Political bulls**t' won't solve housing crisis: Property expert says government needs to act

Mar 27th 2014, 3:05 PM 11,621 Views 42 Comments

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett said that tenants have “absolutely no recourse” if their landlord becomes insolvent.

Pan-European study on evictions to report on measures to counter homelessness
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Pan-European study on evictions to report on measures to counter homelessness

Jan 7th 2014, 11:05 AM 3,319 Views 18 Comments

A NUI Galway researcher is to lead the €1 million study on evictions in 28 EU member States.

Here’s what happened today: Wednesday
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Here’s what happened today: Wednesday

Sep 25th 2013, 11:33 PM 13,013 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about a violent assault in Galway, jobs at Twitter and house repossessions.

UN slams France as crackdown on Roma accelerates
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UN slams France as crackdown on Roma accelerates

Aug 29th 2012, 5:31 PM 7,884 Views 63 Comments

Forced evictions are placing Roma families in “highly vulnerable” situations, according to UN human rights experts.

VIDEO: Dublin Sheriff's office occupied in protest at Killiney eviction
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VIDEO: Dublin Sheriff's office occupied in protest at Killiney eviction

Apr 19th 2012, 2:39 PM 15,414 Views 112 Comments

The protesters are demonstrating against the eviction of Brendan and Asta Kelly from their home in Killiney yesterday.

Listen: 'The bailiffs are here trying to break in the door of my house right now'
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Listen: 'The bailiffs are here trying to break in the door of my house right now'

Apr 19th 2012, 11:32 AM 19,136 Views 135 Comments

Brendan Kelly spoke to Spin 1038 in the minutes before bailiffs forced him and his wife from their Killiney home.

Homeowners evicted and their houses demolished in Azerbaijan - report
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Homeowners evicted and their houses demolished in Azerbaijan - report

Feb 23rd 2012, 11:30 AM 1,693 Views 4 Comments

Human Rights Watch says that homeowners have been forcibly evicted and their houses demolished in the area where the arena for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest is being built.

Column: The Dale Farm circus is the last thing Travellers need
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Column: The Dale Farm circus is the last thing Travellers need

Oct 9th 2011, 6:00 PM 35 Views 55 Comments

Travellers are getting plenty of media attention at the moment – and it doesn’t help the families who’ll be splintered by evictions, writes Ben Archibald of Pavee Point.

Dale Farm travellers win latest legal battle at the UK High Court
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Dale Farm travellers win latest legal battle at the UK High Court

Sep 26th 2011, 2:37 PM 610 Views 8 Comments

The eviction of residents at the UK’s biggest illegal travellers’ site has been delayed until at least Thursday.

Dale Farm travellers win last-minute injunction against eviction
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Dale Farm travellers win last-minute injunction against eviction

Sep 19th 2011, 6:20 PM 1,208 Views 57 Comments

Travellers had barricaded the halting site and vowed to resist evictions that were to get underway today prior to a court ruling.

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