200 Dublin families face eviction in vulture deal

Worried residents receive notices to quit as Goldman Sachs fund snaps up €89m debt

13th March, 2016
Local Sinn Féin councillor Paul Donnelly appealed to the property owners to stop the notice to quit letters and one of up to 60 letters sent by property firm Twinlite to residents of Cruise Park, Tyrrelstown, in west Dublin Pic: Maura Hickey

More than 200 families are facing eviction from their homes in a west Dublin neighbourhood following a deal between Goldman Sachs and a heavily indebted property developer.

In recent days, as many as 60 families in the Cruise Park area of Tyrrelstown have received notices to quit their rented homes from Twinlite, a property company owned by developers Michael and Richard Larkin.

Twinlite sent the notices after a Goldman Sachs vulture fund bought from Ulster Bank an...

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