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NUI Galway Conference to focus on Homelessness and Socio-economic Rights

NUI Galway’s School of Law will host a half-day conference later today, Tuesday, 17 April, focusing on the theme of ‘Homelessness, the housing crisis and socio-economic rights’. The conference will take place in the Hardiman Building, NUI Galway, from 2.30pm-5.15pm.

The conference will bring together academic and civil society voices concerning legal and policy responses to the homelessness and housing crises. Confirmed speakers include: Niamh Randall, Simon Communities; Padraic Kenna, NUI Galway; Thomas Murray, An Cosán; and Martin O’Connor, COPE Galway.

Conference organiser, Dr Eoin Daly from NUI Galway’s School of Law, said:

“This conference will bring together voices from both academia and civil society concerning what is arguably the most pressing social crisis in Ireland at present.”

The conference is held in assocation with the Masters in Public Law programme at NUI Galway.

Further information is here:


or contact Dr Eoin Daly at eoin.daly@nuigalway.ie.

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