President Michael D Higgins: h...


President Michael D Higgins: housing in Ireland is no longer a crisis, it's a disaster

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06:13 14 Jun 2022

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He was speaking at the opening of a centre for homeless young adults in County Kildare.

Latest Government figures show there are more than 10,000 people in homeless accommodation nationally, which doesn't include refugees or asylum seekers.

Michael D Higgins says there needs to be a change of priorities when it comes to housing:

"We have to really think about meeting the basic needs of people in a Republic - food and shelter and education. And building home is what is important. It is not to be a star performer for the speculative sector internationally or anything else."

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