Cork residents begin legal action against landlord over ‘lockdown parties’ – The Irish Times

A group of residents living near University College Cork have begun legal action against a landlord over what they allege is his failure to control noise at two of his properties where they allege students are holding Covid-19 lockdown parties into the early hours of the morning. Members of the Magazine Road and Surrounding Areas

Residents begin legal action against landlord over alleged failure to control noise – The Irish Times

A group of residents living near University College Cork have begun legal action against a landlord over what they allege is his failure to control noise at two of his properties where they allege students are holding Covid-19 lockdown parties into the early hours of the morning. Members of the Magazine Road and Surrounding Areas

Landlord due in court over noise complaints linked to properties near UCC – BreakingNews.ie

A landlord with property in Cork’s university precinct has been summoned to appear in court on Friday on foot of noise complaints.Long-term residents in estates near University College Cork (UCC) have made specific complaints under the Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 in relation to noise disturbance from two properties, both of which are owned by

Positive buyer sentiment and stable prices in property despite Covid-19 Property, news for Ireland, Property, – Business World

The average value of second-hand homes in Ireland remained broadly stable in the second quarter of 2020, according to Sherry FitzGerald. In the opening six months of the year, nationally there was a small 0.1% rise in prices. This compares to growth of 0.6% in the corresponding period last year.  In Dublin, prices were also unchanged

60 young people evicted from house party in Waterford – Irish Examiner

Footage has emerged of gardaí clearing up to 60 young people from a house party in Waterford as residents in Cork consider legal action against landlords in their area who have failed to crackdown on large lockdown parties in rented properties. The party at what’s believed to have been a rented two-storey three-bedroom semi-detached house

Many renters 'afraid of retaliation by landlord' if they raise issues, charity warns – Newstalk

Many renters feel afraid to highlight problems with their tenancy because they fear retaliation from their landlord, a housing charity has warned. Threshold spoke to two dozen renters in Dublin, Cork and Galway who have had problems with their tenancies. It has found tenants will put up with “serious breaches” of the law or their tenancy

Brazilian students in Dublin face eviction despite moratorium – The Irish Times

A group of Brazilian students living in a Dublin house-share have been told they must vacate their home this weekend despite the Government’s extension of the moratorium on on evictions. The four students, who live in Blackrock and rent a two-bedroom house through the GL accommodation agency, were told in mid-June they had to move

Lockdown parties: Residents near UCC pledge complaint to PRTB – The Irish Times

Residents living near University College Cork have pledged to bring their grievances over students in rented houses holding parties in breach of Covid-19 regulations to the Private Residential Tenancies Board. Catherine Clancy of the Magazine Road and Surrounding Areas Residents Association said they will be making a complaint over the failure of landlords in the

The tenant I have sublet a room from wants to throw me out. Can he do this? – The Irish Times

I rent a room from a person who has signed a contract with the owner, and I’ve lived there for almost one year. I pay for this room and bills. Now this person wants to throw me out of the house because he wants to bring in a friend from Poland. Please can you advise?

Taxation, health, housing and climate the areas to be prioritised – Irish Examiner

– With additional reporting from Daniel McConnell and Juno McEnroe Taxation, housing, health and climate have been given prominence in the new programme for government, amid a push to develop opportunities for change from the Covid19 pandemic. One major issue from February’s election, the pension age increase, has been deferred pending a new commission. The