303. Climate Action – Hope and Disruption

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this Reboot Republic podcast, Rory talks to Saoirse Exton, a youth climate activist with Fridays for Future, and youth advisor to the UN on climate. Saoirse sets out a fantastic critique of how neoliberal economics is flawed for the planet and social justice, her views as a young person on finding hope in action […]

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307. CATU Special – Public Tenants Taking Action

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this Reboot Republic podcast, Rory talks with tenants living in public housing in Dublin about the challenges faced living with mould & broken windows due to poor maintenance by Dublin City Council, even in regenerated houses in Ballymun. We hear the real life experiences and the work being done as part of CATU Crumin-Drimnagh […]

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308. The Social Contract is Gone: A Generation of Teachers Locked Out

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this Podcast, Rory talks to Róisín McCashin, a primary school teacher and member of the Education Coalition Dublin West. Róisín explains the impact that the housing crisis and pay and conditions inequalities for younger teachers – with a generation locked out of housing. She tells of teachers living out of cars, couchsurfing, and living […]

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305. Ideas to Solve the Housing Crisis from across Europe

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this Reboot Republic, Rory talks to Dara Turnbull, an Irish economist and housing researcher working with Housing Europe in Brussels about his new report ‘Delivering on Housing in Ireland: A European Policy Perspective’. We discuss the current status of housing delivery in Ireland, the delivery of social housing and ideas from Europe such as […]

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306. Census 2022 – Generations Locked Out

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack n this Reboot Republic, Rory and Tony analyse the most recent data results released on housing from Census 2022. We discuss the key trends in terms of falling home ownership back to the 1960s, and rising private rental, rents, and the number of older households stuck renting, the emergency of the older renter, the 160,000 […]

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300. Cooking for Freedom with Mavis Ramazani

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack In this Reboot Republic, Rory talks to the remarkable Mavis Ramazani, about her personal experiences and her innovative work of empowering refugees and asylum seekers in Ireland. Mavis is a pioneer for empowering refugees, particularly women, a campaigner with MASI (Movement of Aslyum Seekers in Ireland), a Sheroes Global Award winner (2022), and she works […]

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301. The Housing Crisis is Breaking the Health System

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack Doctors Homeless, Sleeping in Cars, Unable to take up posts! In this Reboot Republic Rory and Tony talk to doctors working in the Irish health system who are being exploited, and devastated by the housing crisis. The doctors tell their experiences of living in hidden homelessness – living out of their car, couch-surfing, living in […]

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302. Stop Victim Blaming, Leo Varadkar

Please join us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack Listen to this Leo Varadkar – The reality of life for Ireland’s working homeless In this very important Reboot Republic Rory talks to Darren Duffy, who is working and also homeless, living in emergency accommodation in Dublin. He explains what is the reality of life in emergency accommodation, how he has been in homelessness for […]

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