Leaving cert students reveals family evicted from home same week of exams as new RTE documentary on housing – The Irish Sun

A LEAVING cert student has told how he was evicted from his family home the same week he was meant to start his State exams.

Mark O’Reilly, his younger sister Isabelle and their mum Danielle were left scrambling to find somewhere to call home when Mark was preparing to sit the biggest exams of his life.


Mark with his younger sister Isabelle and mum Danielle


A housing protest in Dublin Credit: PA:Press Association


Rufus Coates and partner Jess Smith were forced to move to Berlin due to rising rents

Although the family had kept up with their rent, the home they were renting in Crumlin, south Dublin, was taken over by a vulture fund.  

After being issued with an immediate eviction notice, Mark and his family had nowhere to turn and were forced to move into the top floor of their gran’s

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