That Rent is More Than My Monthly Salary

The Tanaiste has taken a lot of criticism for his comments about young people finding things just as bad should they emigrate. And deservedly so. But our guest today is Primary School Teacher, Podcaster and Cork man in Dublin, Padraig Wilson McCarthy, and he’s part of the generation who are watching their ability to live a life less ordinary stifled […]

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248. Finding Hope in Home: Kelly Ann’s Story of Care and Homelessness

Content Warning: This podcast discusses subject matter that some listeners may find disturbing. This Reboot Republic talks to Kelly Ann Byrne, about her experience of being homeless with her children, her own childhood trauma and growing up in care, and the central importance of home, and support services like Focus Ireland. Kelly Ann is a Focus Ireland Lived Experience Ambassador. […]

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247. Rick O’Shea on Gaffs, Growing Up in Social Housing & Good Reads

In this Reboot Republic podcast Rory talks to well known radio presenter and Irelands largest book club host, Rick O’Shea, about his take on Rory’s new book, Gaffs, Rick’s own experience of growing up in social housing, and his recommendations for good reads on societal issues. Rick describes Rory’s book Gaffs… …about 10 minutes in 😉 Some great reading recs! […]

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251. Rory on the Two Norries

The legends and tortoise shack royalty, James and Timmy had Rory over to their studio in Cork to chat hurling, housing, the housing crisis, book, strategies to bring it to a more manageable place and his past experiences with trauma. Thanks lads. Raise the Roof, Parnell Sq – Sat Nov 26th! Join us https://media.blubrry.com/rebootrepublicpod/content.blubrry.com/rebootrepublicpod/Reboot_Pod_Ep_251.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download […]

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249. A Fiery Chat with Actor, Liam Cunningham

In this Reboot Republic Rory talks to award winning Irish actor Liam Cunningham, Game of Thrones star, and actor in films such as the Wind that Shakes the Barley and Hunger. Cunningham has been nominated for the London Film Critics’ Circle Award, the British Independent Film Award, has won two Irish Film & Television Awards, and shared a BAFTA with […]

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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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