The Minister for Housing, Darragh O’Brien, has ordered an investigation into the eviction of nine people in Dublin last week.
He has asked the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) to use its full powers to investigate the treatment of the tenants at a property in Phibsborough.
Mr O’Brien said: “I am deeply concerned about the treatment of the tenants concerned and want to ensure that they are treated fairly, respectfully and within the confines of protections provided in the Residential Tenancies Acts.”
Mr O’Brien has also asked that the RTB prioritise their investigation into the eviction and to issue a report to him with recommendations as soon as possible.
Online footage appeared to show them being forced out of the property by men with face coverings and dark glasses.
We’ve written to the Garda Commissioner about the eviction which took place at 7 Berkeley St yesterday. ICCL considers An Garda
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