250. Let’s Raise The Roof on November 26th

We need a new direction in housing: Lets protest & Raise the Roof on November 26th In this Reboot Republic, Rory, talks to members of the Raise the Roof coalition about why we need a new direction in housing policy and what difference it will make if people come out and join the housing protest on November 26th at 1pm […]

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A New Way Forward with John Gibbons

A future of ecofascism and climate catastrophe or build a better future for all? The climate catastrophe and neoliberal capitalism is taking us on a highway to hell; hope is not a strategy and we need to see real action. But how can we get it? In this Reboot Republic, we talk to John Gibbons , environmental journalist about the […]

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245, Where to for the Housing Market and What can be Done to Ensure Green Affordable Homes with Orla Hegarty and Killian Woods

In this Reboot Republic Rory talks to Orla Hegarty, School of Architecture and Environment, UCD and Killian Woods, Senior Business Reporter with the Sunday Business Post about the housing crisis and property market – what is going on, what interests are driving policy – the lobbyists for speculative developers, what is likely to happen, and key measures needed, the links […]

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243. Back to the Famine Days: Mass Eviction in Dublin 8

In this Reboot Republic, Rory talks to James O Toole, a resident of Tathony House, where over 30 apartments with up to 100 people, including families and children have been served with an eviction notice by their landlord. This is a mass eviction that has echoes of the famine evictions in Ireland. James explains the residents are terrified about where […]

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242. Why We Run: Preparing for the Dublin City Marathon

In this Reboot Republic, Rory chats with Tony about something they both have in common, the love of getting out for a run. In advance of this weekends Dublin Marathon, they talk about their previous marathon experiences, the fun, the failure and the freedom of getting those miles in. Rory is running this year for DePaul and you can support […]

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241. Holding on to Hope : Ending Homelessness with De Paul

In this Reboot Republic Rory talks to David Carroll, CEO of De Paul, about finding hope in an unprecedented homelessness crisis through the work that De Paul and others are doing in supporting those most vulnerable to homelessness, in preventative work with individuals and families, and holding on to a vision for homes and communities, and ending homelessness. We also […]

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240. Three Months Living in my Car – Sharon’s Story

In this Reboot Republic, Rory talks to Sharon Crandall, who is homeless and has been living in her car in West Kerry for three months. She describes the current situation of trying to find housing as being like the hunger games. This is a powerful podcast where Sharon outlines what her experience of being homeless has been, the devastating impact […]

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