1 September 2023
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Galway has country’s third highest number of spare rooms in houses
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway has the country’s third highest number of spare rooms in houses according to data from last year’s census
Nationally, 390-thousand homes have at least two or more spare rooms which is 21 per cent of households
It’s estimated there are 250-thousand spare rooms in Dublin, 139-thousand in Cork, and more than 73-thousand in Galway.
Lecturer in Social Policy at Maynooth University, Rory Hearne, says the rent-a-room scheme needs to be promoted more: