Courts see repossession orders rise six-fold in a year

New figures show a dramatic rise in the number of repossession orders granted in Irish courts.

The information from the Courts Service shows 586 came from the circuit court in the first quarter of 2015, compared to 95 in the same period last year.

More than 380 were for primary homes and 97 related to 'buy-to-let' properties.

The figures are reported in today's Irish Times.


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