Number of homeless women in Ireland is higher than European average, Trinity researchers find

According to a recent study carried out by Trinity researchers, the number of homeless women in Ireland is far higher than the European average. The research also found that the current homeless figures for women and children are inaccurate due to underreporting.   Nationally, 42% of homeless people are women, while in the Dublin region […]

Students’ Union accommodation plan is an attack on students and the country at large

The policy positions of TCDSU Lobby Group have been revealed, two months after the group was formed. Although the declared strategies of most of the departments represent clear attempts to improve students’ lives, the position adopted by the Accommodation section will work against the interests of students struggling to find housing amidst Dublin’s accommodation crisis. […]

Ireland’s student accomodation

     The enormous increase in the number of students in third level education over the past several decades and the rapid population growth in Irish cities have created a situation where there is fierce competition for space to live in Dublin and in other cities that host third level educational institutions throughout the country. […]

500-bed student accommodation to be built at Gardiner Street site

The €60 million project project, due to be finished by 2017, will provide housing for students from both Trinity and DIT Bolton Street

Social Democrats’ warning to government parties to “beware the young vote” not reflected in Trinity students’ poll results

While parties such as the Social Democrats are relying on Ireland’s young demographic to challenge government powers, Fine Gael was the most popular party among Trinity students, according to a recent poll.

The government response to the housing crisis

William Foley dissects the most recent statistics to examine the current government’s record and proposals for tackling the housing crisis.

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