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# evictions - Friday 23 October, 2020

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

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

# evictions - Monday 19 October, 2020

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

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

# evictions - Friday 10 July, 2020

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

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

# evictions - Thursday 9 July, 2020

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

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

# evictions - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

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

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

# evictions - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

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

A crane is set to remove the houseboats tomorrow.

# evictions - Thursday 19 March, 2020

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

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

# evictions - Sunday 30 June, 2019

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

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

# evictions - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

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

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

# evictions - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

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

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

# evictions - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

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

# evictions - Thursday 24 January, 2019

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

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.

# evictions - Thursday 27 December, 2018

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.

# evictions - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

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

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

# evictions - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

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

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

# evictions - Saturday 16 December, 2017

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

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

# evictions - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Beijing evictions of migrant workers stir widespread anger

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

# evictions - Saturday 26 August, 2017

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

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

# evictions - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

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

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

# evictions - Friday 13 January, 2017

Termination notices sent to Limerick apartment residents to be withdrawn

People living in The Strand apartments had been facing eviction.

# evictions - Monday 16 May, 2016

Ireland 'failing' to provide safeguards to Travellers facing eviction

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

# evictions - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Two men arrested as gardaí move Travellers from illegal site

They had been evicted from a halting site in January.

# evictions - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Residents in Cork face mass eviction from homes

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

# evictions - Monday 23 March, 2015

Dublin squatters remain at property after day-long standoff

Residents say about 30 people live at the abandoned property.

# evictions - Monday 9 March, 2015

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

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

# evictions - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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

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

# evictions - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

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

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

# evictions - Friday 11 April, 2014

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

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

# evictions - Thursday 27 March, 2014

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

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

# evictions - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

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

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

# evictions - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Wednesday

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

# evictions - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

UN slams France as crackdown on Roma accelerates

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

# evictions - Thursday 19 April, 2012

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

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'

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

# evictions - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Homeowners evicted and their houses demolished in Azerbaijan - report Azerbaijan This post contains videos

Homeowners evicted and their houses demolished in Azerbaijan - report

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.

# evictions - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

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# evictions - Sunday 9 October, 2011

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

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.

# evictions - Monday 26 September, 2011

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

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

# evictions - Monday 19 September, 2011

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Dale Farm travellers win last-minute injunction against eviction

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

# evictions - Thursday 10 March, 2011

National housing agency says tenants face evictions over repossessions

Threshold has called for the new government to amend laws so as that tenants’ rights will be protected.

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