“Ireland is very welcoming. Coming from a Third World country things are much, much better.”
“Ireland is very welcoming. It is very green."
"As a trans person we have come so far but now we are being left behind."
"Ireland is forward looking. We have a healthy attitude to tomorrow”
“We both love Ireland. We would be so sad if we had to leave”
"I don’t consider myself totally human anymore. Nature is far more interesting than people. I love nature. Nature is easy to get along with. You are never lonely when nature is there.”
"We could be a great country. No one daring enough to take that chance.”
“Ireland is fantastic. All people are nice.”
"Ireland is one of the most accepting places. How much we have jumped ahead in time.”
"Ah we are great. Ireland is the best place. We are all living here. We are fed.”
"A lot of us have to live with our parents to survive. I feel like independence is a luxury. We are not having as much fun.”
“I like the scenery. I don’t want to leave”
"I was in homeless services. I was left in situations that were very traumatic and I came from trauma. I saw people dying in front of me."
“Could Try Harder (I am a teacher) I am concerned about homelessness and the cost of raising a family. No distinct positives.”
“It does not look good for youth accessing housing and finance."
“Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are traitors. They do not look after normal people, they look after the rich."
"I do worry about the homeless and the refugees. The despair they must feel. Society is unevenly divided.”
"Why are the rents so high. Money is going in a boundless loop. I would make rent a maximum of €400 and utilities capped at €200.”
" Very unlikely I will be able to afford a house even though I work full time."
"The amount of abandoned buildings on O’Connell Street is a disgrace. The city centre is not safe"
“I think of the impending doom of not having housing. Ireland is a beautiful country with so much history. We need to honour that but it is hard to do if we have to emigrate.”
“A lot of people are creating a new perspective in Dublin since Covid that was never there before."
"Men have been ruining the world since the year dot. Politicians can sleep easy in their beds with no financial or medical expenses worries.”
" I think it is a wonderful city and I am glad to be living in it.”
"I use my music in a cheeky way to help people learn about the Travelling community."
"One of our greatest achievements has been liberating ourselves from the oppression of the church."
"A broken country. They don’t know how to fix it. To put the puzzle pieces in order.”
“I am most likely going to have to leave when I finish college. I would miss living in Ireland.”