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Dublin SF host housing press conference

10 October, 2003

Dublin Sinn Féin will be hosting a housing seminar on the theme of 'Housing is a Right, Not a Privilege' in Wynn's Hotel, Lower Abbey St., Dublin, tomorrow, Saturday the 11th of October from 10.30am to 2.00pm.

A range of housing lobby groups, NGOs and community groups will join Sinn Féin activists from across Dublin in a series of talks and workshops around the development of a key plank of Sinn Féin‚s policy on housing, the need for a right to housing to be enshrined in the 1937 Constitution.

The seminar will be opened by the party‚s European election candidate for Dublin Mary Lou McDonald and former Minister for Health and current European election candidate for the Six Counties Bairbre De Brún.

Speakers include Arthur Morgan TD, the party‚s national spokesperson on housing, Bob Jordan of the Simon Community and Jerome Connolly, author of Re-righting the Constitution: The Case for New Social and Economic Rights.

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