Irish Academics and Policy Experts Ask Incoming Housing Minister to Acknowledge Housing Crisis and Provide Emergency Measures

Dear Minister Eoghan Murphy, We, the undersigned academics and policy experts, recognise, along with other housing experts, homelessness charities, and most politicians, that Ireland is experiencing a housing crisis on a scale never seen before.[1] Homelessness figures continue to rise, while rents have increased by over 40% nationally since 2011, and housing

Home Sweet Home Public Accounts

The Home Sweet Home campaign of volunteers, artists and trade unionists has released its accounts to date. The campaign raised well over twice the monies (€189,000) it has needed, a large proportion of expenditure arose from the hiring of professional security for the Apollo House occupation. This was in light


Join us tonight - bring candles, sleeping bags, warm clothes and tents! FROM SUPPORT TO DEFEND! WE ARE NOT BACKING DOWN! Home Sweet Home is defying the court order to leave Apollo House, as the demands of the residents have not been met and they have been forced to return to Apollo

Response to Coveney’s Undermining His Commitments to HomeSweetHome

Home Sweet Home Campaign’s Disappointment with Coveney’s Undermining of his Commitments The Home Sweet Home Campaign is growing increasingly concerned about the government’s commitment to honour the terms of the agreement reached between Minister Simon Coveney and Home Sweet Home. Recent statements from the minister, coupled with feedback from Apollo residents