This conference will take place on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 March 2012 in the seminar room of the National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. The cost to attend is €15 for the two days, which is payable on the day at registration. Those interested in attending, please contact Brian Casey: firstname.lastname@example.org in […]
Archive for January, 2012
This is a drawing of the wallchart I used during the talk I gave at yesterday’s Unlock Nama demonstration.
For more, see the CSO report here.
I’m giving a talk this Wednesday (1 February), the venue is the Fresh Claim Cafe, 48 King Street, Belfast.
It starts at 7.30pm and Socialist Democracy are the organizers of the event.
This is a comparison between the number of vacant housing units uncovered by last year’s census, compared with the social housing needs of the state on a county-by-county basis, as provided by the Dept. of the Environment.
The excel file of this information is here.
Below is a graph of the ratio of vacant housing to social […]
For more, see here.
So the next time politicians poo-poo the notion of a second bailout, perhaps we can remind them of the politically difficult but beneficial reforms the IMF has effected in this country, not to mention the rock-bottom interest rates charged on the bailout. The reforms however are far from complete, so a second bailout and further […]
I will not yield
I will not fall
I will eat dynamite
and one day I will explode like a volcano
Djouce Meadow, Roundwood, Co. Wicklow, is on the Department of the Environment’s list of estates which are exempt from the household charge.
The exemption is because the estate is a category three or category four unfinished estate.
Despite this, despite the official recognition that the estate is at present unfit for purpose, the houses are not only […]