Welcome to this week’s edition of the Student Hub Email Digest. In this issue we focus on the rental price crisis. Student Zana Zee Keough writes that the cost of living crisis is forcing students abroad; we have a Q&A on the likely consequences after the eviction order is lifted and ask what happens next? We have other stories about the forthcoming referendum to remove the constitutional reference to ‘women’s life at home’ and we have an article by Brian Mooney on the Erasmus programme.
“For Gen Z, the future is far, far, far away”: Student Zana Zee Keough says high prices and high rents are driving her generation out of Ireland.
What measures are proposed to counteract homelessness after the end of the moratorium? A change would mean that landlords selling must first offer property to the tenant
Tenants have spearheaded fears of homelessness as they urged the government to extend the eviction ban before it expires later this month.
On a Friday evening last September, I found out that an eviction notice had been served on me. It was still light and I went for a walk in the park. Late Monday night I saw the headlines on my news app – no ban extension: I couldn’t click on any of the stories. I got into bed worried that I wouldn’t fall asleep.
Q&A: The ban on evictions ends – what happens next? The government’s decision to lift the eviction ban later this month will leave some tenants looking for a new home.
Eviction Ban: ‘Mom, are we getting a home?’ Lisa Brady and her sons, ages 11, 7 and 4, will be homeless in just over three weeks. The flat she has rented in Cherry Orchard, Dublin for more than nine years is needed by her landlord for his family.
Referendum to remove constitutional reference to “women’s life in the household” to be held in November: A referendum on gender equality and removing the constitutional reference to women’s place in the household is to be held in November, the government has announced.
It’s not too late to correct the records on Ballyseedy and Countess Bridge: Speaking on RTÉ this week, two of the sons of anti-Treaty IRA members who died at the center of the atrocities in Kerry this month ago revealed stood, little interested in the idea of an official apology for what happened to their fathers.
Can I participate in the Erasmus program?: I am a second year engineering student and I would like to broaden my horizons and participate in the Erasmus program before I graduate. How does it work? When can I apply? What does it cost? And how long can I stay abroad?
‘Tosaigh comhrá le Strainséir!’ “Bhí na rialacha sin a chuir cosc ar labhairt na teanga chomh láidir i m’aigne after raibh mé in ann éalú uathu.”
Who only goes to the Oscars with big names?’: Stars fly to historic Irish film night – Catherine Clinch, 13, is taking time out from school to attend and Paul Mescal’s parents are expecting a night of ‘Dreams’.
Spy chief’s daughter highlights UN’s tangled ties with Syrian regime The UN’s acknowledged “failure” in northern Syria following last month’s devastating earthquake has exposed its tangled ties with the regime in Damascus, which includes hiring a daughter of the sanctioned Syrian spy chiefs owned to work in the office of an aid organization.
https://www.irishtimes.com/ireland/education/2023/03/10/for-gen-z-the-future-is-far-far-away/ “For Gen Z, the future is far, far, far away” – The Irish Times