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#housing issues

# housing-issues - This year 2022

Houses are built to keep heat in and that's a problem during heatwaves, especially in cities
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Houses are built to keep heat in and that's a problem during heatwaves, especially in cities

Aug 12th 2022, 12:05 AM 24,512 Views 31 Comments
  • Irish buildings and homes are generally built to hold in heat rather than stay well ventilated and cool in the summer.
  • This is increasingly becoming a problem as temperatures rise.
  • UCD planning professor says more emphasis should be put on adapting buildings to deal with higher heat.
Constitutional right to housing would be ‘limited’ rather than radical, committee hears
# Housing Issues
# Housing Issues

Constitutional right to housing would be ‘limited’ rather than radical, committee hears

Jul 5th 2022, 6:01 PM 12,422 Views 21 Comments

A public consultation process is currently taking place on the possibility of a referendum on housing.

# housing-issues - All time

'Damp, mould, swarms of flies and rodent infestation': Galway travellers on state of their accommodation
# Housing Issues
# Housing Issues

'Damp, mould, swarms of flies and rodent infestation': Galway travellers on state of their accommodation

Jul 20th 2018, 11:00 AM 27,750 Views 75 Comments

The issues are detailed in a new report published by the Galway Traveller Movement today.