Irish Gay Couple Turned Away By Multiple Landlords

Ireland Gay CoupleHouse-hunting pair speak out about the constant struggle to find a place to live. Ian Begley and Eric Wan are currently living with Mr Begley’s parents but are trying to find a place of their own.

Mr Begley points out that many factors are against them – “My boyfriend is a recent accounting graduate, he’s currently unemployed so it’s not the ideal situation to move out.” – but that they have been turned down on multiple occasions specifically because they are gay.

He told RTE 2FM: “We’ve been persistently looking, but we’ve been turned down countless times by landlords who say they don’t want to let gay couples into their home.

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