Postering vacant buildings across Ireland

In recent weeks, paralell to Summerhill occupation, an initiative to highlight all empty houses has started. Groups and individuals across Ireland have shown great support and interest in bringigng more public attention to the vancant buildings in the days when numbers of homeless families is rapidly growing. Main ideas around Postering

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

VIGIL FOR APOLLO HOUSE!

Join us tonight - bring candles, sleeping bags, warm clothes and tents! https://www.facebook.com/events/188972428243818/ 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

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