“Dublin needs to get ahead of the tide on the housing problem, one temporary solution could be this https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/rising-tide-noel-j-brady?trk=pulse_spock-articles.
This should only be used to give enough time to devise an appropriate long term solution. It will take hearts and minds to tackle this problem. Voices like Lorcan will help us on our way.”
The link above is to a post by Noel J. Brady saying that in 1992, when it hosted the Olympics, Barcelona used cruise ships docked in the harbour to provide a needed increase in available accommodation. He suggests that Dublin might consider the same approach to tackling the housing crisis, concluding that, “While it is not an optimum solution it can provide a necessary lifeboat to get ahead of the rising tide.”
Robert Mirolo is a freelance illustrator and designer working and living in Dublin. His work can be mostly seen on concert posters, album covers, digital publications, scraps of loose paper and within the pages of trendy magazines. He can also be found approaching big jobs, small jobs, personal jobs, editorial jobs, commercial jobs or amorphic and metaphysical jobs with care, determination and love.