The Irish Property Owners’ Association (IPOA), has said it was “concerned with the manner” in which an eviction took place of nine tenants from a house on Berkeley Road, Dublin this week.
Several men entered the house opposite the Mater hospital on Wednesday morning and instructed the tenants inside to leave and then boarded up the front door and windows.
Video footage shows a number of gardaí attended the eviction and watched as one of the tenants was physically removed from the property.
On Thursday, activists with the Dublin Central Housing Action group removed the boarding and the tenants re-entered the property. The tenants claim they had not been served written eviction notices to vacate the property prior to it being repossessed on Wednesday.
Gerry Ward, who had earlier been the tenants’ landlord, said he had been involved with the property since around 2004. He said there was a legal
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