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Moves to restrict the use of houses and apartments for AirBnB purposes is a "step in the right direction", but the housing crisis will only be solved with "building more social and affordable housing".
The Government has signed off in principle on a grant aid scheme to assess and repair pyrite affected homes in Mayo.
Fianna Fáil and Independent TDs must decide if they are "on the side of Fine Gael and private developers", or on the side of the homeless, tenants, and "those struggling to find an affordable home".
On August 28, the St Vincent de Paul reported a 20 per cent increase in calls for “back to school help”. The same day, the man presiding over the housing crisis, Minister Eoghan Murphy, announced the election date for the most lucrative Irish political post - the presidency - with a salary of €325,507 plus untold expenses.
Galway mayor, Labour city councillor, and the party's Galway West General Election candidate, Níall McNelis, grabbed national headlines early this week, intervening to prevent an assault in the city centre. Yet Galwegians will not have been surprised by his instinct to 'step up' when witnessing someone in need.
The sight of the politicians gathering for their annual ‘think-ins’ is one of the signs the summer is over. As with the country as a whole, the Government has had a generally good summer with a post-referendum boost and generally strong economic performance to buoy it. However, the autumn will bring its challenges and it may not all be plain sailing.
Athlone-based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden has again called on the government to locate a newly proposed government agency in Athlone.
The latest figures released last week by the Department of Housing for April showed a fourfold increase in the number of families in emergency accommodation in the West of Ireland compared to April 2017. There was a 60% increase in the number of adults in emergency accommodation over the same period.
Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden has called on Minister Eoghan Murphy to designate the west side of Athlone as a pilot area for urban regeneration as part of the Ireland 2040 framework.