- New legislation is being debated in both the Dáil and Seanad this week, which aims to tackle the current homeless crisis. This bill however, has come under fire from housing groups who say some of its points give too much power to developers and landlords, which will result in further social isolation and fragmented communities.
- Rents in Dublin are now 10% higher than their 2008 Celtic Tiger peak. The national housing charity, Threshold say they have seen a 26% rise in the number of tenants seeking their advice and support.
- The Expert Water Commissions report recommends that normal household use be paid for by the State, with use in excess to be paid for by the householder. This, however has been criticised by the Anti Austerity Alliance who say all charges should be abolished entirely.
- New figures show a 31% growth in the number of Irish work permits granted this year. Since the Brexit referendum, 20% more UK workers are looking for jobs in Ireland. Edwina Shanahan from Visa First talks to us about why Ireland is a popular location to work.
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