My landlord is selling our flat. Do I have to move out? – The Irish Times

I came to Ireland with my wife 15 years ago and after some time we settled in Cork. We rented a flat in an old house, close to the city centre. Some years later we had our son. The landlord is now selling the property. The agent and the owner have said I have to move out soon.

This is the same for the other tenants living in the other flats in the house. Is this correct? My son goes to a national school close by and we love the area. Can we not just stay and be a tenant for the new owners?

Marcus O’Connor writes: First and foremost, if the owner of a property wants to sell their house, then this is one of the reasons allowed under current legislation that lets them do so. However, if your landlord wants to place the property on the open

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