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category galway | housing | other press author Monday April 08, 2019 22:43author by anon Report this post to the editors

RTE have given coverage to a housing demonstration in Galway this evening that aimed to highlight a common problem around the country which is the shortage of housing. The protest is demanding that the government start building public housing instead of relying on the private sector which are preying on people.

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The report stated:

Concerns over a housing shortage in Galway are the focus of a demonstration in the city this afternoon.

The event in Eyre Square has been organised by a coalition of trade unions, to draw attention to the different ways in which people are being impacted by rising rents, homelessness and a shortage of rental properties.

The Raise the Roof rally is the latest in a series of demonstrations being staged around the country.

More than 4,000 people are on Galway City Council’s housing waiting list


Full details at https://www.rte.ie/news/connacht/2019/0408/1041384-housing-demonstration-galway/

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