A hair and beauty salon operator in dispute with her landlord over rent arrears has asked the High Court for orders temporarily allowing her back into her workplace.
Sinead Connolly has operated the Sin E Hair and Beauty Salon from Unit 2 at the Charlesland Shopping Centre in Greystones, Co Wicklow, for over a decade.
The premises remained shut during the lockdown, she said.
She claimed, late last month, agents of her landlord, Peter McLaughlin, whom the court heard is a solicitor, entered her salon and changed the locks of the premises.
In an ex parte application (one side only represented), she said this meant she and her four staff have been unable to access the premises.
She claims the premises has been fitted out so it is compliant…