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#Repossession

# repossession - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Court orders arrest of siblings over alleged failure to leave controversial Roscommon farm
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

Court orders arrest of siblings over alleged failure to leave controversial Roscommon farm

Mar 10th 2020, 2:02 PM 27,712 Views 0 Comments

Private security operatives were forced from the property by a group of masked men in 2018.

# repossession - Friday 14 February, 2020

KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction
# Strokestown
# Strokestown

KBC claims siblings are in contempt of court after failing to leave property at centre of controversial eviction

Feb 14th 2020, 2:30 PM 22,392 Views 0 Comments

The High Court today heard the McGann family has not complied with a court order.

# repossession - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Gardaí to change how they manage repossessions after Take Back the City incident
# North Frederick Street
# North Frederick Street

Gardaí to change how they manage repossessions after Take Back the City incident

Feb 13th 2019, 1:31 PM 20,506 Views 28 Comments

Drew Harris said gardaí will be “more assertive” from now on in the way they approach repossessions.

# repossession - Saturday 24 November, 2018

FactCheck: Are there really 20,000 possession cases before the courts?
# Arrears
# Arrears

FactCheck: Are there really 20,000 possession cases before the courts?

Nov 24th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,794 Views 13 Comments

There has been a slowdown in the number of cases being issued, but it is unclear where exactly the situation stands now.

# repossession - Saturday 17 November, 2018

FactCheck: Has the number of cases taken by banks over arrears halved in two years?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Has the number of cases taken by banks over arrears halved in two years?

Nov 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 11,395 Views 16 Comments

Brendan Burgess claims there is “no tsunami” of arrears cases now.

# repossession - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Call for householders to be given free legal aid to address 'power imbalance' during reposessions
# Arrears
# Arrears

Call for householders to be given free legal aid to address 'power imbalance' during reposessions

Sep 11th 2018, 1:34 PM 8,800 Views 24 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan today praised the success of the Abhaile legal advice scheme, but did not indicate it would be extended to provide full representation.

# repossession - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 13,776 Views 27 Comments

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
# Debt
# Debt

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

Jun 20th 2018, 3:45 PM 15,514 Views 11 Comments

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
# Repossession
# Repossession

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

May 10th 2018, 6:05 AM 40,156 Views 0 Comments

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
# Moral Hazard
# Moral Hazard

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

Feb 9th 2018, 8:17 AM 45,217 Views 108 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Nov 26th 2017, 8:15 PM 16,015 Views 73 Comments

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
# Kindness Of Strangers
# Kindness Of Strangers

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

Dec 21st 2016, 2:12 PM 14,346 Views 36 Comments

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
# First Cut Is The Deepest
# First Cut Is The Deepest

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

Nov 29th 2016, 9:00 PM 15,707 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Oct 6th 2016, 6:05 PM 36,893 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kilmuckridge
# Kilmuckridge

Gardaí called to oversee repossession order at Wexford supermarket

Sep 21st 2016, 12:30 PM 40,003 Views 71 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 12th 2016, 2:15 PM 53,292 Views 32 Comments

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
# Broken Homes
# Broken Homes

Marriages are becoming the hidden victims of home repossession

Feb 2nd 2016, 3:39 PM 20,689 Views 40 Comments

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
# Arrears
# Arrears

New twist in Twink home repossession case

Nov 4th 2015, 2:51 PM 51,909 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Sep 1st 2015, 11:40 PM 19,814 Views 26 Comments

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...
# Hard Fought
# Hard Fought

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

Jun 30th 2015, 11:16 PM 69,036 Views 41 Comments

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
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

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

May 19th 2015, 10:41 AM 7,062 Views 14 Comments

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
# Castlebar
# Castlebar

Court shut down twice in one day as Land League activists protest repossessions

Mar 23rd 2015, 5:19 PM 28,548 Views 117 Comments

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
# Vico Road
# Vico Road

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

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:55 PM 64,347 Views 0 Comments

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
# Debt
# Debt

Courts 'cannot cope' with amount of home repossessions

Feb 25th 2015, 7:13 PM 18,318 Views 104 Comments

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

# repossession - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Report on repossessions wants changes, but no legislative reform
# Repossession
# Repossession

Report on repossessions wants changes, but no legislative reform

Jan 14th 2014, 10:21 PM 5,214 Views 28 Comments

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

# repossession - Friday 4 October, 2013

IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential
# Report Card
# Report Card

IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential

Oct 4th 2013, 4:31 PM 4,020 Views 23 Comments

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
# Kennycourt Stud Farm

PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession

Aug 29th 2013, 11:21 AM 21,853 Views 104 Comments

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
# Repossession
# Repossession

Shatter publishes bill with safeguards for repossessions

Mar 28th 2013, 8:15 PM 7,035 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

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

Feb 13th 2013, 9:51 AM 7,586 Views 56 Comments

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
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

House prices could fall another 20 per cent, warns Fitch

Jan 9th 2013, 8:09 AM 7,686 Views 64 Comments

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
# Repossession
# Repossession

Shatter said Troika deal will not increase repossessions

Dec 13th 2012, 2:23 PM 3,487 Views 37 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added toe wrestling

Dec 12th 2012, 7:50 PM 4,355 Views 2 Comments

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

Government agrees to close loophole preventing banks repossessing homes
# Repossession
# Repossession

Government agrees to close loophole preventing banks repossessing homes

Dec 12th 2012, 3:31 PM 10,166 Views 66 Comments

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
# Tom McFeely

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

Nov 20th 2012, 11:55 AM 28,207 Views 28 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Who and what are Ireland's sheriffs?

Aug 5th 2012, 8:00 AM 52,608 Views 34 Comments

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
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 23rd 2012, 8:04 PM 4,717 Views 0 Comments

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
# Banks
# Banks

Central Bank clarifies rules on contacting borrowers in arrears

May 1st 2012, 9:40 PM 5,144 Views 21 Comments

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
# Occupy
# Occupy

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

Apr 19th 2012, 2:39 PM 15,430 Views 112 Comments

The protesters are demonstrating against the eviction of Brendan and Asta Kelly from their home in Killiney yesterday.

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