The controversial landlord: How Marc Godart and his family built an Irish rental empire

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How did controversial landlord Marc Godart build his extensive portfolio of properties, owned and managed, in Ireland?

Europe correspondent Naomi O’Leary followed the money back to the Godart family home in a leafy suburb in Luxembourg.

Dublin correspondent Olivia O’Kelly explains what might happen next in the disputes between the prolific landlord and tenants who have lodged complaints against him.

Plus: Irene Hayden and Frank Kavanagh expected nothing out of the ordinary when they rented their own property to Mr Godart. They got more than they bargained for.


This episode was originally published in April 2023.