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Couple banned from each others bedrooms

A married County Clare couple ‘trapped’ in their own home have agreed court approved bans from each other’s bedrooms and bathrooms in the house. The grandparents are married almost 40 years and in an agreement brokered by the couple’s solicitors, the husband has agreed not to enter his wife’s bedroom and the bathroom designated for her use in the house. In return, the wife has agreed not to enter her husband’s bedroom or his designated bathroom. The couple reached the deal after the woman decided not to proceed with a Safety Order application against her husband. In evidence securing a temporary Protection Order, the woman said that the verbal abuse from her husband has been continuing for ten years and in December he elbowed her into the face. The woman said that she has taken overdoses in the past due to the stress from the abuse. She told the family law court in Ennis: “Why should I have to put …

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