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Dublin - Event Notice
Monday April 28 2014
06:00 PM

Dun Laoghaire protest for social housing outside Town Hall

category dublin | housing | event notice author Sunday April 27, 2014 19:34author by 1 of Indymedia Report this post to the editors

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown (DLR) is facing a housing crisis. As international financial vulture funds descend on Dublin and are forcing up the property prices again as they seek to get a return on their billions because bank interest rates are so low, this has resulted in rents rising where they are now highest in the country. The result has been that now thousands of families are unable to afford the rents as they are being forced up by landlords. In DLR there are over 4,000 families on the housing waiting list. The national figure is 90,000.

An emergency protest for housing is taking place outside outside the Town Hall while the council have a housing meeting.

Dun Laoghaire Town Hall - Location of DLR County Council offices (image: Wikimedia Commons)
Dun Laoghaire Town Hall - Location of DLR County Council offices (image: Wikimedia Commons)


Event Date:

April 28, 2014 - 18:00

Venue details:
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, Town Hall
Marine road
Dun Laoghaire

Facebook event below

Related Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/506235926169381/
author by anonpublication date Mon Apr 28, 2014 22:12Report this post to the editors

picture from todays housing protest in DLR town hall before the council meeting took place.

dun_laoghaire_town_hall_housing_crisis_6pm_protest_monapr28_2014.jpg

 
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