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#Home Repossessions

# home-repossessions - Friday 7 September, 2018

343 homes repossessed over mortgage arrears during second quarter of 2018

Tens of thousands of people are still feeling the effects of the mortgage crisis ten years later.

# home-repossessions - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'I am not ashamed of losing my home. But people's judgemental attitudes make it harder'

Believe me, no one deliberately sets out to rip apart the foundations of their home by simply not making mortgage repayments.

# home-repossessions - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Peter McVerry says he'd be embarrassed if he was Alan Kelly

The campaigner is not impressed by the government’s housing plans.

# home-repossessions - Monday 9 March, 2015

'The banks weren't showing compassion, they were waiting for an increase in property prices'

It has been predicted that the number of home repossessions will grow significantly.

# home-repossessions - Monday 2 March, 2015

Solicitor barricades himself inside Killiney mansion

The case has been put back in the High Court until tomorrow afternoon.

# home-repossessions - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Courts 'cannot cope' with amount of home repossessions

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

# home-repossessions - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Enda to Gerry: "The trampoline must be having an effect on you"

You’re ‘almost like a commentator at a horse race’, the Sinn Féin president told the Taoiseach today.

# home-repossessions - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Here's how many houses the banks have repossessed so far this year

New data from the Central Bank also show mortgage arrears declining, although long term problems remain.

# home-repossessions - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Irish mortgage arrears tracked by Fitch are higher than ever

A new report from Fitch also says that price rises in Dublin are fleeting.

# home-repossessions - 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”.

# home-repossessions - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Allsop signs deal that will stop the auctioning of repossessed homes

A formal agreement with the Irish Mortgage Holder’s Organisation ensures properties where no deal has been struck to sort out mortgage arrears will not be offered for auction.

# home-repossessions - Thursday 4 July, 2013

New law removes legal gap preventing house repossessions

Financial advice group New Beginnings says that new law was inevitable but new insolvency rules should protect debtors.

# home-repossessions - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Bank of Ireland CEO received total pay of €843,000 last year

Bank of Ireland’s annual report reveals a minor pay increase for Richie Boucher, despite pre-tax losses of €2.17 billion.

# home-repossessions - Monday 4 March, 2013

Bank of Ireland loses €2.1 billion in 2012

Looking to the year ahead, its chief executive, Richie Boucher, said that “taxpayers are very much in the money with regard to Bank of Ireland.”

# home-repossessions - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Poll: Do property repossessions need to happen for recovery to continue? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do property repossessions need to happen for recovery to continue?

As painful and as stressful as it will be for those involved, do large scale property repossessions need to take place for Ireland to recover?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

# home-repossessions - 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.

# home-repossessions - 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.

# home-repossessions - 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.

# home-repossessions - Friday 13 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: No debt forgiveness for struggling homeowners; NAMA gives a painting to the state (but holds onto an entire collection), and we know it hurts but – is childbirth really a “murderous” experience?

# home-repossessions - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

High Court orders ten homes repossessed after some owners fail to appear

Ten homes have been placed under repossession orders after owners failed to make repayments – meanwhile, AIB is expected to raise variable mortgage interest rates.

# home-repossessions - Monday 7 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Political reform on the agenda for all political parties; 100 Ryanair passengers stage a “mutiny” and – oops, Silvio’s done it again.

# home-repossessions - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Cowen prepares to dissolve the Dail; Gaybo forced to explain why he wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and the first photos of a rare Amazonian tribe.

# home-repossessions - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Pressure mounts on Ireland to accept a bailout; David Drumm prepares to face his creditors, and … Free Cheese! Get the last of the free cheese!

# home-repossessions - 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.