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8 Wicklow Homes Reposessed By The Banks In First 6 Months Of 2019

Of the 8 granted, 7 were for owner occupied homes.

314 home repossessions nationwide were granted in Irish courts in the first half of this year. 

246 relate to primary homes. 

According to details released under the Freedom of Information Act, banks were given permission to repossess 290 homes in circuit and district courts in the first six months this year.

48 orders were granted in Dublin, which was closely followed by Meath, where banks got the go-ahead to repossess 40 homes.

There were 30 granted in Cork, 20 in Kildare and 15 in Offaly. 

The only counties were banks didn't get permission to repossess homes were Kilkenny and Sligo. 

A further 24 orders were granted in the High Court, after banks took firm against those in arrears on their mortgages. 

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