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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Eviction

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# Eviction
Fine Gael is kicking Sean Conlan out of his office
Storage crates have been placed outside the Cavan-Monaghan deputy’s office.
# Grief
Family of former journalist found dead on eviction day still looking for answers
Bríd Cummins was due to be evicted from her Galway home on the day her body was found.
# Courts
Former bank employee given 'breathing space' to help save family home of 20 years
The house was meant to be repossessed at 1pm today.
# awful
Family with three children forced to sleep in Dublin park following eviction
The Romanian family were issued sleeping bags after being told there was no accommodation available.
# Blowout
There's a 'resistance party' in Grangegorman tonight after squatters are given six weeks to leave
The High Court has ordered them out before 4 May.
# won't be moved
Grangegorman squatters welcome "victory" as they resist eviction
They said they are prepared to resist again if security attempt to occupy it.
# Castlebar
Court shut down twice in one day as Land League activists protest repossessions
There were over 150 applications for repossessions of homes up for decision today.
# vico road
New Land League member describes Killiney mansion as "bog standard"
The case will be heard in the High Court today.
# vico road
An unlikely couple: The story of the New Land League and the O'Donnells
Brian O’Donnell and his wife remain in the mansion on Vico Road tonight.
# Meath
Fine Gael TD speaks to gardaí after woman alleges 'hit-and-run' at protest
Organisers of the protest deny intimidation outside the deputy’s home.
# debt collectors
These photos of a Spanish woman being evicted are heartbreaking
A football team has offered to help the 85-year-old.
# Turfed Out
Families face eviction so homes can be used for social housing
The fifteen families are expected to leave their homes before Christmas.
# reoccupation
Protesters reenter the house of evicted 'pyjama couple' the Coynes
The former home of Violet and Martin Coyne has been reentered by protesters and a stand-off is currently underway.
# crisis
Couple evicted from home before they could get dressed may have to 'sleep in a van'
Martin and Violet Coyne are left homeless after being evicted from their residence in Castleknock.
# Elderly
Homeless pensioner: 'I want to live the rest of my life with some dignity'
The case of a pensioner couple facing eviction is just one of many elderly people across the country who are dealing with the housing crisis, a charity has said.
# Rent allowance
Housing Bill dismissed as a 'ridiculous ploy' to make the government 'look better'
Tamara Kearns, who is homeless, said the new legislation does not deal with a number of key issues including rent control.
# Eviction
Bray Town Council attempts to evict Councillor John Brady, he says no way
Brady says he’s “not making his family homeless”.
# San Francisco
Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb
A petition has been set up calling on lawmakers in San Francisco to stop the evictions.
# no diy allowed
Bray councillor served with eviction notice on family's council house
Council says ‘modifications’ to a home are not allowed – councillor says he carried them out 10 years ago.
# we want to know
Open thread: How has Ireland's housing crisis affected you?
Yesterday, four women shared their stories of facing eviction and living with homelessness. We want to hear yours.
# out of house and home
Ireland's housing crisis: Four women's stories of facing eviction and homelessness
Their stories have been highlighted in a video released by a People Before Profit candidate in Meath.
# you told us
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?
# Kanturk
Anti-eviction activists vow to protect Kanturk family home
The group of about 100 people stopped the O’Sullivan family from being evicted from their Cork house yesterday.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall resident writes to Taoiseach after partner takes his own life
Stephanie Meehan’s partner of 17 years, Fiachra Daly, took his own life in July. Now, Meehan is calling on the Taoiseach to intervene in Priory Hall.
Voices
Column: A meaningful housing policy would deal with defaulting landlords and at-risk tenants
The rental market in Ireland is largely an amateur business led by small landlords – but, now, with many property-owners in arrears, tenants face an uncertain future, write Lorcan Sirr and Tom Dunne.
# Spain
ECJ rules Spain's eviction laws breach EU directive
The Spanish government has promised its law will now be “corrected” to comply with the ruling.
# Austerity
How a citizen protest movement is stopping evictions in Spain
The citizen-run Platform for Mortgage Victims helps people who can’t pay their mortgages and says it has blocked almost 600 evictions so far.
# tensions
Photos: Israel evicts Palestinians from West Bank protest site
Dozens of protesters were evicted from the first-of-its-kind protest camp in an area slated for Jewish settlement.
# Repossession
Shatter said Troika deal will not increase repossessions
The Minister for Justice said the right for banks to repossess a home when a person defaults already exists in mortgage contracts.
# Spain
Spain freezes home evictions in worst cases
The move comes after two suicides by indebted homeowners in the country who were facing eviction.
# Eviction
Father of five barricades farm after eviction notice
Seamus Sherlock, ‘Life After Debt’ campaigner, said he feels like the bank is trying to ‘make an example’ of him.
# Clear Out
Rio 2016: Favela dwellers face eviction as Olympic highway is planned
“Our government wants to act like Robin Hood, but the other way around,” says one resident, “take from the poor to give to the rich.”
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Eviction
Attempted eviction postponed after Sinn Féin TD intervenes
Dessie Ellis intervened in an attempted eviction of a woman and her daughter from their council house in north Dublin after a dispute over rent arrears.
# Eviction
Evicted couple set up tent outside former home
The Taoiseach has expressed little sympathy over the elderly Dublin’s circumstances, saying that it was “peculiar” that they did not arrange somewhere else to stay.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
# Eviction
VIDEO: Couple evicted from Killiney home after Anglo repossession order
“I want to convey what a horrific experience it is,” says Asta Kelly, after she and her husband are evicted from their home.
# evicted
Laois homeowner who stopped the sheriff left 'demoralised' after eviction
Campaigners were able to stop Lee Wellstead from being evicted last month but the 47-year-old is today homeless after the sheriff made a successful second eviction attempt yesterday.