Evictions can recommence from April 23rd – The Irish Times

Landlords will be able to proceed with eviction proceedings against tenants from April 23rd, 2021, following the lifting of the 5km rule on non-essential travel on Monday. The Residential Tenancies Act 2020 introduced temporary protections for tenants, as long as this 5km rule, designed to moderate movement and drive down Covid-19 infections, was in place.

Residents disappointed as High Court quashes noise order on 'party central' landlord in Cork – Irish Examiner

The High Court has quashed an order requiring a Cork landlord to implement noise management measures at his properties under threat of a fine or prison sentence. However, residents of the Magazine Rd area in Cork City say they will “reserve the right” to return to court if the situation reignites. A series of late-night

Rejection of challenge to workplace disputes system will be relief to many – The Irish Times

Trade unions, employers and various statutory bodies will be relieved by news that the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a test-case challenge that the State’s system for resolving workplace disputes is unconstitutional. Tomasz Zalewski, who took an unfair dismissals claim after losing his job as a supervisor at Costcutter on Dublin’s North Strand, argued that

Couple left €27000 out of pocket as tenant hasn't paid rent in two years – Independent.ie

The landlords of a Limerick property have spoken out about the emotional and financial stress they’ve experienced after a two-year dispute with their tenant, who owes more than €27,000 in rent. an Corbett and his wife, Joy King-Corbett, took a case with the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) after their tenant stopped paying rent in December

'We're at our wits' end' – couple left €27000 out of pocket as tenant hasn't paid rent in two years – Independent.ie

The landlords of a Limerick property have spoken out about the emotional and financial stress they’ve experienced after a two-year dispute with their tenant, who owes more than €27,000 in rent. an Corbett and his wife, Joy King-Corbett, took a case with the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) after their tenant stopped paying rent in December

Barry wants clarity on eviction ban after 5km rule is lifted – EchoLive.ie

SOLIDARITY TD Mick Barry has called for clarity on the eviction ban following the government’s decision to lift the 5km travel limit. Cork North-Central TD Mick Barry stated that the blanket ban on evictions and rent increases was linked to the imposition of the 5km travel limit which he said would seem to imply that

RTB Rent Index shows 2.7% annual increase in average rent for Q4 2020 – Leinster Express

The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has published the quarterly Rent Index for the October to December period (Q4) of 2020. The annual national standardised average rent stayed the same at €1,256 for both Q3 and Q4 of 2020. The county with the highest standardised average rent in Q4 2020 was Dublin (€1,745 per month) and

What is the future for fast-track planning rules? – The Irish Times

Cairn Homes’ plan to build hundreds of dwellings on former RTÉ lands in Dublin 4 has been thrown into uncertainty after the High Court quashed its fast-track planning permission. There is no doubt that Cairn will seek fresh approval from An Bord Pleanála to build on the Montrose property it acquired from the State broadcaster

High Court challenge brought over planning permission for Swords apartments – The Irish Times

A High Court challenge has been brought over An Bord Pleanála’s permission for a 278 residential development in north Co Dublin. The action concerns the board’s decision last February to allow developer MKN Property Group build four apartment blocks and associated works at lands at Fosterstown North and Cremona Forest Road in Swords. The challenge

Planning permission for 614 homes on RTE site is quashed – Dublin People

The High Court has quashed an order granting permission for 614 residential units on former RTE lands on consent of An Bord Pleanála. Three residents from nearby Ailesbury Road had brought proceedings challenging the board’s fast-track permission for the proposed development by Cairn Homes Properties close to their homes. They also challenged the constitutionality of