Boxing gym operator gets injunction against landlord – The Irish Times

The operator of a boxing gym in Dublin city centre has secured a temporary High Court injunction requiring his landlord to let him back into the premises.

Karl Bennett, who runs the Underdog Boxing gym and fitness business on the third and fourth floors of Greenside House, Cuffe House, Dublin 2, sought the injunction against KC Capital Property Group Ltd.

The injunction compels the defendant to vacate and cease taking steps to repossess the premises.

Mr Bennett claims the premises was repossessed, and the locks changed, by persons acting for the landlord early last Sunday morning.

At the High Court on Wednesday, Jerry Healy SC, with Patrick O’Riordan BL, for Mr Bennett, said the premises was forcibly re-entered following “an artificially contrived” situation brought about by the landlord.

While the repossession was “not a violent one”, it could not be described as “peaceable”, counsel said. It occurred when seven men

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