Event:  Panel Discussion on Empty Homes and the Reviving of Ireland’s Rural Towns
Date & Time: 11.00am, Thursday 19th September 2019
Location: Row 36, Block 4, Stand 692

Event Details:
Peter McVerry Trust will host a panel discussion looking at how we can regenerate rural towns and villages by reusing empty buildings.

The panel will be moderated by Joyce Fegan, of the Irish Examiner, with panellists Alison Harvey of the Heritage Council, Paul Johnston of Waterford County Council and Aoife Corcoran of Peter McVerry Trust.

The event will look at the challenges facing rural towns, how empty homes can play a key role and what steps need to be taken to get buildings back into use. Each of the speakers will be able to highlight successful reuse examples.

Facts

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