‘You’ll have to drag us out’ — Dún Laoghaire residents due to be evicted this week say – Extra.ie

A group of tenants who are due to be evicted this week say the only way they’ll leave their homes is if they are ‘dragged out’.

The nine residents who remain living at St Helen’s Court in Dún Laoghaire have collectively decided to stand their ground following a four-year battle with their corporate landlord.

Some have lived in the 26-apartment complex for almost 20 years, including sick, elderly people and a child with special needs.

Tony Geraghty, a resident in St Helen’s Court, Dún Laoghaire, who says he ‘will not be put out on the streets’. Pic: Fran Veale

The tenants were contacted last week by a representative from property company, Mill Street Projects Ltd, who explained they face eviction this Friday.

This follows the lifting of the eviction ban, which ended after the 5km travel restriction was relaxed.

If forced to leave their homes, the residents fear that they

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