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Raise the Roof Rally Held In Dublin

Protestors want the Government to build public housing on public land.

A massive 'Raise the Roof' rally is being held in Dublin

Demonstrators are converging on the city centre from all over the country to send a clear message to government over the housing crisis.

It comes as the country's homeless figures reach another record high of almost 11,400 people without a home.

The Department of Housing figure also show 181 people were homeless in County Kildare in October.

People Before Profit TD for Dublin South West, Paul Murphy, says the Government needs to stop spending money on developers and landlords and take direct action.

Tourism Minister Catherine Martin says there's no 'quick fix', but the Government is determined to turn things around.

Speaking at the Green Party annual convention meeting in Athlone, the Deputy Party Leader insists progress will be made in 2023.

 

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