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A new RTÉ documentary wants people to share what 'home' means to them during Ireland's housing crisis

RTÉ is asking for submissions on what home means to Irish people in the middle of a housing crisis.

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A NEW RTÉ documentary is asking people to share what “home” means to them in the midst of Ireland’s housing crisis. 

The documentary is asking members of the public to share their experiences of what “home” means. 

“The idea of home and housing is part of the Irish national psyche,” a spokesperson for RTÉ said. 

RTÉ is looking for a range of voices, ideas and experiences. Whether it’s a young couple saving for a deposit for a house or a family struggling to pay the rent, the broadcaster wants to attract submissions from anyone who has thoughts on what “home” means to them in the middle of an ongoing housing crisis

It also wants people to share unconventional ideas of what “home” means to them. 

“The idea of home and housing is part of the Irish national psyche. From our obsession with house prices during the Celtic Tiger to the hugely difficult conditions of the current housing crisis, every one of us has a different story to tell of life at home in 2019. The beauty of this documentary idea is that there is no one fixed idea of what home can mean. We would love to hear from anyone who is interested in sharing their story with us on RTE TV.”

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“From our obsession with house prices during the Celtic Tiger to the hugely difficult conditions of the current housing crisis, every one of us has a different story to tell of life at home in 2019.

“The beauty of this documentary idea is that there is no one fixed idea of what home can mean,” they said. 

Anyone who is interested in submitting their story or experience is asked to email homedoc@rte.ie. 

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