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# Eviction

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
Remaining Tathony House residents to stay put pending RTB ruling on mass eviction
A report by
Mairead Maguire
There are 10 remaining households facing an eviction they say is illegal.
This year
# Ballinasloe
Man arrested over incident where landlord lunged at tenant with circular saw in Co Galway
Gardaí have confirmed that a man is being detained.
# Eviction
Galway surgeon speaks of terror after landlord lunged at him with circular saw
The landlord was attempting to saw through the door with the charged power tool, claiming he was owed rent money.
# Eviction
'No emergency accommodation offered' to family of eight evicted from rental home in Donegal
The family, which includes six children, are currently staying at a friends house in their spare room until Friday. They have nowhere else lined up to go.
# eviction stories
The end of the eviction ban: 'My kids ask me where are we going to live - and I have no idea'
Thousands of households are facing eviction, here are some of their stories.
# Court
Security guard tells jury he was forced to eat guard dog faeces after Roscommon repossession
The man was allegedly attacked by a large group of men with chains, pickaxe handles and a meat cleaver at a repossessed farmhouse.
Last year
# Housing
Threshold answered a call every 20 minutes from private renters facing eviction so far this year
An eviction ban is currently in place until 1 April 2023.
# Tipperary
Gardaí appeal for 'victims of a crime' to come forward after violent eviction video circulates
It shows an altercation between two men apparently from Eastern Europe and an Irish man armed with a metal bar.
All time
# Eviction
Channel 5 to pay damages to a woman they featured in television show as she was evicted from her home
Adanna Clarke took legal action over the episode of Can’t Pay? We’ll Take it Away!.
# High Court
Men remanded in custody over failure to vacate controversial Roscommon farm
The judge urged both men to get legal advice.
# strokestown
Judge orders arrest of persons occupying controversial repossessed farm
The judge said it was clear that individuals were engaged in “a consorted effort to undermine an order of the High Court”.
# tenants' rights
Housing Minister requests investigation into contentious Phibsborough eviction
The gardaí have already requested an “urgent” report into “lessons learned” following the eviction.
# Berkeley Road
Urgent report being carried out into the 'lessons learned' by gardaí at Dublin eviction
Video footage of Wednesday’s eviction at a property on Berkeley Road was widely shared online.
# Eviction
Tenants regain access to Dublin home after eviction by private security
There have been calls today for gardaí to explain their presence at the eviction.
# strokestown
KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction
The High Court today heard the McGann family has not complied with a court order.
# strokestown
Protesters gather inside Roscommon house at centre of eviction row
A court ruled in October that KBC Bank was entitled to an injunction forcing the occupants to vacate the property.
# Eviction
Eighth man arrested in connection with Strokestown eviction
The events in December followed the repossession of a property by private security personnel days earlier.
# Leeside
Tenants spared mass eviction after Cork apartment complex is sold
Clúid Housing and Cork City Council have purchased Leeside Apartments.
# Roscommon
Seventh man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge
The events in December followed the repossession of a property by private security personnel days earlier.
# Roscommon
Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge
He is the sixth person arrested as part of the investigation.
# December
Man arrested in connection with Roscommon eviction
The property was repossessed by private security personnel last month.
# Eviction
TDs meet with KBC Bank and say they don't want return to days of the Black and Tans
Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins and Carol Nolan met with the bank’s reps in the wake of violent scenes in Roscommon.
# winter truce
More than 50% of people think we should introduce France's winter eviction ban
The ‘trêve hivernale’ has been a part of French law since 1956.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
A tsunami in Indonesia, the Blanchardstown shooting and an anti-eviction protest in Roscommon…
# Security
Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents
KBC Ireland said it is taking additional measures to ensure the safety of its staff.
# strokestown
'Give families a chance to stay in their homes': Hundreds attend anti-eviction protest in Roscommon
Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said politicians need to bring in legislation to make sure recent incidents are not repeated.
# Eviction
Leo Varadkar has watched the Roscommon eviction video, but says it doesn't give a 'full understanding' of events
The incident caught on video shows a property being repossessed by private security personnel.
# Baggot Street
Occupation of KBC Bank branch ends after talks about evictions 'settled'
Three TDs and a dozen members of the Land League had staged a protest in the Baggot Street branch of the bank since 2pm.
# Roscommon
Garda Commissioner: My officers would not stand by and watch violence at an eviction
Drew Harris said gardaí are in attendance at these types of incidents specifically to prevent violence.
# Leo Varadkar
'It doesn't take very long for your balaclava to slip': Ructions in Dáil as Taoiseach and Doherty discuss Roscommon eviction
Leo Varadkar claimed that “when it comes to law and order” and the Sinn Féin party, “It doesn’t take very long for your balaclava to slip.”
# strokestown
Siblings at centre of Roscommon eviction case move back into home
A family friend said they had been traumatised by the incident.
# Housing Crisis
'Say no to vulture funds': Applause breaks out as TD calls for support for new law aimed at keeping people in their homes
The bill, written by the Master of the High Court Edmund Honohan, was introduced in the Dáil today.
# crisis
'They have nowhere to go': Leeside Apartments residents continue to fight mass evictions
The Residential Tenancies Board recently sided with the fund that owns the building.
# Mountjoy Square
Mother and daughter 'living in shed' beside property owned by landlord 'involved in forced evictions'
A receiver was awarded an injunction at the High Court today.
# rental properties
Rise of 25% in the number of tenants defying their eviction notices
In 2016, there were 553 dispute cases regarding eviction orders made to the Residential Tenancies Board.
# fisherman's quay
'Something needs to be done': Residents of 8 apartments in complex face eviction in Limerick
The eviction notices have been served by the tenants’ new landlords Munster Pensioner Trustees.
Column: 'New Dáil Bill would help stop devastating home repossessions and evictions'
The people I work with are not are not speculators or wily investors. They are not people who knowingly entered into home loans they couldn’t afford, writes Julie Sadlier.
# Vulture funds
Tyrrelstown law might not save Limerick renters from eviction
Housing Minister Simon Coveney said he is looking to get involved in the case.
# sold off
Renters in Limerick apartments to be evicted after homes bought by vulture fund
One local councillor said there are only a handful of properties for rent in Limerick City.
# battle for apollo
The High Court is hearing the case on whether the Apollo House occupation should end or not
The packed High Court has heard from some of the occupiers, who say that vacating the building will leave people homeless.