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national / housing / opinion/analysis Wednesday June 21, 2006 13:20 by Mark G   text 2 comments (last - thursday june 22, 2006 11:10)
The Homeless agency last month claimed that homeless figures had dropped by a fifth in Dublin last year. read full story / add a comment
national / housing / press release Friday May 12, 2006 17:18 by Union of Students in Ireland
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has demanded the Government investigate fresh claims – this time from a member of Labour’s shadow Cabinet – that, in some cases, designated ‘Section 50’ student accommodation is being rented to the general public by rogue landlords. read full story / add a comment
national / housing / opinion/analysis Thursday April 20, 2006 20:15 by John Williams   text 7 comments (last - sunday april 23, 2006 16:42)
Asks if there is transparencey in the way Voluntary Housing Projects are run read full story / add a comment
monaghan / housing / event notice Friday April 07, 2006 12:32 by Jaime Bennett   text 3 comments (last - wednesday may 17, 2006 21:41)
The Conference of the Isles will take place 31 May – 1 June 2006 in the Hillgrove Hotel, County Monaghan, Ireland. The conference is organised in association with the University of Ulster and the main theme will be ‘The Regeneration Game – Creating Sustainable Communities through regeneration.’ Happening has been appointed as the event organisers for the conference. Between 150-200 delegates are expected to attend to listen to internationally renowned speakers and discuss various aspects of modern day housing in the British Isles. read full story / add a comment
dublin / housing / event notice Friday March 31, 2006 00:47 by Joe Higgins TD & Catherine Murphy TD
National Public Meeting to organise campaign of opposition: This Saturday, April 1st, Red Cow Hotel, Naas Rd. Dublin, 11 AM - 1 PM read full story / add a comment
dublin / housing / event notice Wednesday March 29, 2006 10:22 by Barry Finnegan
With deadly prizes, a brilliant raffle for lots of wee goodies, a bit of a laugh and good craic for a good cause. read full story / add a comment
national / housing / press release Tuesday February 28, 2006 19:20 by Cian   text 4 comments (last - wednesday may 30, 2007 17:58)
Developers masquerading as Management Companies drag Tyrrelstown householders to Court this Friday, March 3rd. This will be a potent political issue in the run up to the next General Election if the political parties do not deal with it forthwith. - Joe Higgins, TD read full story / add a comment
fast food rebellion
international / housing / other press Saturday February 18, 2006 05:30 by Dominion Post (NZ)   image 1 image
IT IS billed as a David-and-Goliath struggle – the young and poorly paid pitched against wealthy multi-nationals – and new union Unite is there, making sure the slingshot is fully loaded. read full story / add a comment
dublin / housing / news report Thursday February 09, 2006 05:53 by Saoririseoir   text 2 comments (last - saturday february 11, 2006 00:00)   audio 1 audio file
32mins mp3 64kbps

In the above link will be heard excerpts from the "debate" on how best to sell Council flats to council tenants.

excerpts recorded at two random intervals.

About half way through, the outside demo against the bin tax begins to make itself heard.

Content of speeches is revealing. Only John Gallagher (Lab) questions the scheme outright. read full story / add a comment
national / housing / feature Friday January 06, 2006 03:05 by Observer2   text 8 comments (last - tuesday february 27, 2007 16:32)   image 1 image
The trials and tribulations of a sick person attempting to wade through the ridiculous state bureaucracy . read full story / add a comment
derry / housing / other press Tuesday December 20, 2005 13:53 by Conor   text 1 comment (last - wednesday may 31, 2006 18:54)
Campaign against water privatisation, newsletter #1 now available to read.

You can read it here.

http://irishsocialist.net/cawp1.html read full story / add a comment
dublin / housing / event notice Tuesday December 20, 2005 13:13 by Gill Dooley   text 2 comments (last - thursday december 22, 2005 21:22)
You’ll dip your hand into your pocket more times than you’ll remember this Christmas-but No Room At the Inn promises to be one night you won’t forget. Taking place on Dec 22 in Whelans, The Guggenheim Grotto will headline this Christmas benefit night in aid of Dublin Simon. Tadhg Cooke, The Million Dollars and a host of Irish talent also join forces for a truly worthwhile festive whip around. Show your support and spread the word. read full story / add a comment
national / housing / event notice Thursday December 01, 2005 17:32 by Mark Grehan   text 29 comments (last - saturday february 25, 2006 02:24)   image 9 images
On tuesday the 6th December homeless activists will again attempt to hand in a petition to Bertie Ahern. At the same time the matter will be raised in the Dáil. Around 20,000 signatures have been gathered over the last couple of months calling on the government to hand over the proceed's of the sale of the old UCD veterinary site in Ballsbridge to Dublin City Council for the purposes of eradicating homelessness. Yesterday, 30th November, the property was sold for a record breaking €171 million. This amount has broken previous amounts paid per acre.

Street Seen will gather outside the Dáil from 4 o'clock on 6th December. Please come and join the protest. Bring music, banners, placards, and most importantly yourselves. read full story / add a comment
dublin / housing / news report Wednesday November 30, 2005 15:10 by k   text 18 comments (last - friday december 02, 2005 15:44)   image 16 images   video 1 video file
international / housing / news report Wednesday November 30, 2005 13:08 by David   text 5 comments (last - friday december 02, 2005 14:51)
Over 30 years of Community have been crushed by Riot police in the center of London City. St Agnes place squatted community has finaly been evicted. The houses had been empty for almost 15 years in 1974 when a few squatters rebuilt the decaying buildings and created a vibrant rastafarian community complete with it's own temple, a community TV station and a community radio station, social centers, libraries. read full story / add a comment
dublin / housing / event notice Monday November 28, 2005 21:24 by Barry Finnegan   text 6 comments (last - monday december 05, 2005 19:19)
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"Table Quiz in aid of the Simon Community"
This Wednesday 30th November 2005 at 8pm.
Upstairs from Conways pub, Parnell St., Dublin 1.

This Table Quiz is being held as a fundraiser for the Simon Community. Mary Doherty, who works with Simon, and Orla Dwyer are organsing it and they will be continuing their sponsorship fundraising drive into the new year so as to be able to partake in the "Simon Community climb of Kilimanjaro mountain in Tanzania" next Autumn 2006.

Loadsa prizes and craic guaranteed.
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national / housing / event notice Monday November 28, 2005 13:48 by Mark Grehan   text 1 comment (last - monday november 28, 2005 13:51)
On Wednesday 30th of November the auction of the site of the old UCD Veterinary buildings will be sold to the highest bidder. The current value of the site is €100 million. Over the last couple of months, homeless activists have gathered signatures in support of Street Seen's demand for the government to hand over the land or the proceed's of the sale to Dublin City Council for the purpose of eradicating the homeless crisis in Dublin. Nearly 20,000 signatures of support have been gathered from the public in support of this demand.

On Wednesday 30th November Street Seen will be handing in the petitions. This will take place at 1 o'clock at the front gates of the Dáil. Street Seen has called on Bertie Aherne to come out to collect the signatures. read full story / add a comment
Joan Collins, Jon Glackin And Mark Grehan
dublin / housing / feature Sunday November 27, 2005 13:47 by Elaine   text 25 comments (last - saturday july 22, 2006 14:30)   image 29 images   video 1 video file   audio 1 audio file
dublin / housing / feature Wednesday November 23, 2005 17:34 by kevin   text 4 comments (last - wednesday march 14, 2007 01:17)   image 5 images
Report from last night's well-attended meeting. read full story / add a comment
national / housing / news report Friday November 18, 2005 11:33 by observer2   text 1 comment (last - friday november 18, 2005 19:09)   image 1 image
A public meeting took place in Dun Laoighre on Wednesday night to highlight the need for action on the current national housing crisis. The meeting, which was held in the Portview Hotel, was attended by about thirty people who appear broadly based and united in their determination to highlight the serious social injustice that is the housing crisis. read full story / add a comment
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