Prof PJ Drudy #NewPublicHousing Pt1 – Ep.45


The New Public Housing Conference took place in Maynooth University on Wednesday, February 27th and we were lucky enough to be able to record throughout the day. Organised by our very own Rory Hearne, the day brought together academics, activists, stakeholders and politicians to discuss real solutions to the housing crisis. The first of these short talks that we are posting today is with Professor Emeritus of Economics, TCD (and more importantly Tortoise Shack Alumni) PJ Drudy. PJ has a distinguished career, including stints in Cambridge University and NUIG and as you will hear from the outset, he taught them all, for better and for worse. This is a 15 minute gem with a national treasure.

Saturday the 9th of March at 2pm, the National Homeless and Housing Coalition are holding a demonstration in Dublin City Centre. Please get out and show your support. Meeting Points: GPO/Spire, City Hall, Dame Street and the Housing Agency, Mount Street. There is also a #RaiseTheRoof #HomesForAll Rally in Cork on Monday the 11th of March at 5pm. Meeting point: Cork City Hall. This is going to be a terrific event with music and speakers, organised by groups including the National Women’s Council, USI and One Cork. Please go along and help Raise The Roof.

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