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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Raise The Roof

This year
Crowds told not to blame refugees for housing crisis at Raise the Roof protest in Cork
Raise the Roof campaigners are calling for an end to ‘no fault’ evictions, long-term security for renters and the establishment of a legal right to housing.
Last year
Protest and concert calling for action on housing crisis takes place in Dublin
The rally started at Parnell Square and made its way to Government Buildings where a number of speeches were made.
Rory Hearne: The housing game is rigged and it's time we called it out
The housing expert says waiting for the market to fix the housing crisis is ‘like waiting for Godot’ – he’s calling on everyone to join the Raise the Roof protest.
Irish musicians to join Dublin housing rally against ‘cruel’ government policy
Raise the Roof coordinator Macdara Doyle said one family in Dublin had been forced to live in a disused animal shelter.
Second test countdown - 'We’ll see whether we’ve got the stomach for the pressure'
Ireland face New Zealand tomorrow needing a win to stay alive in the test series.
Peter McVerry 'has never been more depressed' about housing as homelessness tops 10,000
For the first time since the pandemic, the number of adults and children registered as homeless has reached five figures.
All time
'Government policy is failing': Thousands gather in Dublin to protest against housing crisis
Figures show that more than 10,000 people are currently registered as homeless in Ireland.
'This is a countrywide problem': Cork activists to protest government's handling of housing crisis
Today’s demonstration comes after a major housing rally held in Dublin city over the weekend.
'We will not be ignored': Activists to take to the streets again for Dublin housing protest
Today’s demonstration kicks off in Dublin at three different locations at 2pm.
Poll: Do you think protests will have a positive effect on the housing crisis?
Thousands gathered outside the Dáil yesterday for the Raise the Roof protest.
'We're conning our young people': Thousands take part in Raise the Roof protest
The protest today coincided with a debate in the Dáil on a motion on housing.
'It could be a turning moment in the crisis': Major housing rally to take place outside Dáil in October
A range of trade unions, housing advocates and groups have today called for a “radical shift” in Ireland’s housing policies.
Hermitage Green played a UL RAG Week house party and the Gardaí shut it down
Bound to happen.
This is what the storms have done to Ireland today
Roofs lifted off, building facades torn down and sheds blown away. It’s wild on Shannonside.