Out in force: Over 10,000 march through the streets of Dublin to voice their anger at the current housing crisis – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
October 4, 2018

Out in force: Over 10,000 march through the streets of Dublin to voice their anger at the current housing crisis

Thousands of people from across Dublin and indeed the country have came out in force to highlight the ongoing housing crisis.

In a show of solidarity on Wednesday people representing trade unions, housing and homeless charities, civil society groups and students alike marched through the streets of Dublin calling for change.

According to RTÉ News, it is estimated that a total of 12,000 people took part in the Raise the Roof protest rally which once again called on the Government to address the ongoing crisis.

It is understood the large group of people marched from the Garden of Remembrance to Leinster House, to voice their disapproval at the current housing shortage.

The protest also seen 100 students stage a sit down protest outside Government Buildings in a protest over the ongoing situation of rising rent prices for students.

The latest protest comes after a 1,000 people marched through the city during the Take Back The City protest which was held last month.

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