Controversy over Turkish holiday homes

‘‘What are you doing in this villa?” the Turkish builder asked Tom Barry, an Irishman who had bought the property for more than stg£70,000 months beforehand.

2nd June, 2007

‘‘What are you doing in this villa?” the Turkish builder asked Tom Barry, an Irishman who had bought the property for more than stg£70,000 months beforehand.

Barry had even bought furniture, TV sets and DVD players for his retirement home on Turkey’s Aegean coast.

That was last month. It soon became clear that Barry - and more than 80 other Irish people - had bought villas and apartments, with...

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