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#Repossession

# repossession - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

# repossession - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Storm Emma caused higher levels of mortgage arrears as customers missed in-branch payments

The number of accounts in arrears over 720 days has fallen but these cases still account for 41% of all accounts in arrears.

# repossession - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Mother-of-two 'refusing food' after being jailed for contempt of court

Independent TD Mattie McGrath raised her case in the Dáil, telling the Minister for Justice that she had refused to surrender her house to receivers.

# repossession - Friday 9 February, 2018

Irish people stopped paying mortgages in their droves after a ruling blocked the banks from evicting

The Dunne Judgement from July 2011 stated that banks could no longer foreclose until new legislation was brought in on the issue.

# repossession - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Poll: Should Ireland have a separate court to deal with mortgage arrears cases? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have a separate court to deal with mortgage arrears cases?

Ten percent of home mortgage accounts in this country are in arrears.

# repossession - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

'I can walk a little taller': Radio listeners donate €15k to woman at risk of losing home

The woman is in arrears of €28,000 and was facing repossession.

# repossession - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

A Donegal meat plant and abattoir is being "occupied" by its former owner

Liam McGavigan had gone to local media saying he had “retaken possession of the abattoir”

# repossession - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Dublin couple fails to make payment on €1.2 million south Dublin home for two years

It has emerged in court that Niall and Evelyn Shanahan have become estranged.

# repossession - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Gardaí called to oversee repossession order at Wexford supermarket

It is believed the repossession began around 4am this morning.

# repossession - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Dublin couple, who moved to Thailand to reclaim their son's child, to lose family home to repossession

Christopher and Elizabeth O’Brien’s daughter was supposed to pay their mortgage but had failed to do so, a court has heard.

# repossession - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Marriages are becoming the hidden victims of home repossession

Debt support charity Phoenix Project Ireland says 3 in 5 of their clients are women going through separation.

# repossession - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

New twist in Twink home repossession case

Adele King and her former partner, David Agnew, are facing a bid to repossess the house they once shared.

# repossession - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Former bank employee given 'breathing space' to help save family home of 20 years

The house was meant to be repossessed at 1pm today.

# repossession - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The Naas house-repossession story has taken an interesting twist...

And it doesn’t sound like it’s good news for the bank. A High Court judge has given Leeds Building Society until 28 July to prove they are ‘genuinely interested’ in a resolution.

# repossession - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

It's 'not possible or appropriate' to adjourn all repossession cases

Thomas Byrne hoped the courts might halt all repossession cases in light of the government’s planned reforms.

# repossession - Monday 23 March, 2015

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.

# repossession - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Receivers nail court papers to gates of O'Donnell family home in Killiney

The High Court dismissed the O’Donnell family attempt to stop the repossession of their family home.

# repossession - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Courts 'cannot cope' with amount of home repossessions

‘Angry’ was the word of choice in the Seanad today.

# repossession - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Report on repossessions wants changes, but no legislative reform

An expert group on repossessions found that case management standards of different lenders varies greatly, “with some operating at sub-optimal level”.

# repossession - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# repossession - Friday 4 October, 2013

IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential

Ireland’s latest report card by the IMF also states that firm implementation of budget policies is required if Ireland wants to achieve its fiscal targets.

# repossession - Thursday 29 August, 2013

PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession Kennycourt Stud Farm This post contains images

PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession

The locals padlocked themselves inside Kennycourt Stud Farm in Brannockstown to prevent 10 gardaí and six security guards from entering the site.

# repossession - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Shatter publishes bill with safeguards for repossessions

The legislation will mean that a court can adjourn repossession proceedings in order to allow for the drawing up of a personal insolvency agreement.

# repossession - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Patrick Honohan: 'Household financial distress is at unprecedented levels'

The Governor of the Central Bank said that banks will have to act more “ pro-actively” and “liberally” in respect of those who cannot realistically pay their mortgages.

# repossession - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

House prices could fall another 20 per cent, warns Fitch

The ratings agency says a large housing oversupply, combined with growing mortgage arrears, will keep prices down.

# repossession - Thursday 13 December, 2012

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.

# repossession - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added toe wrestling

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Government agrees to close loophole preventing banks repossessing homes

The agreement was made in a memorandum sent by Finance Minister Michael Noonan to the Troika.

# repossession - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

In pics: Tom McFeely's house... yours for just €3m Tom McFeely This post contains images

In pics: Tom McFeely's house... yours for just €3m

What bankrupt developer of faulty apartments used to live in a mansion like this?

# repossession - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Explainer: Who and what are Ireland's sheriffs?

As repossessions increase, Ireland’s sheriffs find themselves in the news more and more. Here’s all you need to know about them.

# repossession - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your essential round-up of today’s biggest news, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

# repossession - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Central Bank clarifies rules on contacting borrowers in arrears

The Central Bank has outlined the appropriate rules of engagement for lenders dealing with mortgage customers who have fallen into arrears.

# repossession - 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.

# repossession - Thursday 15 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# repossession - Friday 16 September, 2011

AIB reveals number of houses repossessed

The bank also told an Oireachtas Joint Committee meeting that it has written off a small number of debts.

# repossession - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Column: Families are being failed by our mortgage system

With 60 people a day begging for help with their debts, we must take action now, writes David Hall of New Beginning.

# repossession - Monday 25 July, 2011

Legal loophole could strike out many repossession orders

Some mortgage holders who have fallen into arrears may not have to face the prospect of losing their home following the identification of a loophole by the advocacy group New Beginning.

# repossession - Thursday 2 September, 2010

Homeowners in arrears up by almost a third

The number of households now in mortgage arrears has risen by almost 40% in the past year.