Next-door neighbours agree to mediation in row over laneway access

Case to be referred to mediator amid claims of intimidation and harassment

Michael Caulfield, of Drumcondra Road Lower, Dublin, pictured at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts

Michael Caulfield, of Drumcondra Road Lower, Dublin, pictured at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts

Next-door neighbours who have levelled accusations of intimidation and harassment at one another, after having fallen out over access to the backs of their terraced houses, have agreed to allow a mediator try to settle their disputes.

The Circuit Civil Court heard on Monday that architects Rob Curley and Alfonso Bonilla, who live at 51 Drumcondra Road Lower, Dublin, sought to restrain their neighbours Michael Caulfield (living at number 49) and his brother Anthony Caulfield (at number 47) from blocking access to a laneway in July last year.

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