EU Commission says evictions are the result of Irish government policy – Carthy

Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West, Matt Carthy, has stated that the European Commission has acknowledged that the Irish Goverment’s merciless policy choices have led to a substantial increase in family home repossessions. Carthy, who is a member of the EU parliament’s economic & Monetary Affairs Committee, stated that the Commission’s response to […]

The AET condemns the government enabling eviction

The Anti Eviction Taskforce strongly condemns the intentions of the Irish Government in seeking to change the 2011 Judgment on the Land and Conveyance Law Reform Act 2009. This Judgment currently makes it difficult for banks to gain repossession orders and has been one of the few protections available to distressed mortgage holders. Its existence is a […]

MEP demands submissions on Fiscal Treaty are released after Irish government blocks their release

· E.U. says release of Irish submissions would be threat to E.U. stability · What did the government say? Wall of Silence must be broken · Did government argue for the inclusion of the ‘Blackmail Clause’? Socialist Party / United Left Alliance MEP for Dublin Paul Murphy, has demanded that the E.U. release five submissions […]