123. The End of Neoliberalism or the Normalisation of Housing Insecurity?

This Reboot Republic talks to Dr Mick Byrne, housing expert from UCD. We talk about the implications of the macro-economic shift at a global level; are we seeing a major global policy and ideological move to states reinvesting and borrowing to build housing? What does the ESRI report mean for the Irish Government? We also talk about the reality of […]

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122. Housing Shock: The ESRI Gamechanger?

This Housing Shock episode of Reboot Republic talks about the dramatic report of the ESRI that recommends a doubling of capital spending on public housing with Killian Woods of the Sunday Business Post and Laoise Neylon of the Dublin Inquirer. We also discuss the continuing political and public fallout of the Government’s inadequate measures on investor funds, the growing problem […]

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121. A New Vision for Housing: #HousingShock with Una Mullally

This Reboot Republic talks to Una Mullally, journalist and broadcaster and columnist with the Irish Times, about the housing crisis, the investor funds, the political implications of Government housing failure and new protests and movements that are inevitably ahead. We discuss the key issues of Generation Rent, Gentrification, Student accommodation, and the importance of a Referendum on the Right to […]

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120. Nothing About Us, Without Us: The Lived Experience of Disability with James Cawley

This Reboot Republic episode talks with Longford native James Cawley, who is Policy Officer for Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI). James outlines his own experience of growing up in Ireland with a disability, his positive experience of an inclusive primary school, and also challenges of finding accessible housing. He discusses the key issues facing Disabled people in Ireland today, such […]

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118. Creating Common Ground with Mamobo Ogoro

This Reboot Republic talks with Mamobo Ogoro, social psychologist, singer, artist and founder of new media platform, Gorm Media. The podcast opens with Mamobo singing an incredible version of the song ‘Home’, and she explains why that song means so much to her. Mamobo grew up in Wexford, was born in Nigeria and is in her 3rd year of her […]

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116. It’s a Housing Shocker: Oliver Callan does Reboot Republic

Oliver Callan, comedian, satirist, analyst, of the infamous Callan’s Kicks on RTE, joins Rory Hearne on this Reboot Republic podcast. The Teesh-Tanaise-Teesh opens the show, while the Minister for (un)affordable housing, the Minister for Finance and many more all make an appearance on this podcast that asks is this the turning point in the housing crisis? A hilarious and engaging […]

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