Lifting eviction ban a decision ‘not taken lightly’

The Minister for Social Protection has acknowledged that lifting the eviction ban won’t be easy for those who may be impacted.


The winter eviction ban will lapse at midnight tonight.


Minister Heather Humphreys says that there are many Government initiatives and supports to combat the potential fallout from lifting the ban.


Speaking from the launch of the Yeats Trail in Sligo, Minister Humphreys says it wasn’t a decision taken lightly by the Government but the ban effectively wasn’t working: