Reshape your home while helping a great cause

Got plans and need ideas? Over two days later this month, at the Simon Open Door Event, an hour-long consultation with an architect will cost you €70 – all of which will go straight to the homelessness charity

1st May, 2016
Dermot Bannon launches the annual RIAI Simon Open Door campaign with Jessica Walsh (aged 6) from Ranelagh Picture: Conor Healy

Shocking as it is, it’s not news to people that about 50 people become homeless every week in Ireland. We are in the middle of a huge housing crisis. It’s difficult to buy, it’s a nightmare to rent, rent supplements are not working for those on low income.

This has to be a top priority with the new government. We need social housing, we need regeneration of our rural towns,...

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