Essay Prize Announcement 2022

Posted: Nov 28, 2022 / By: Communications Categories:
Essay Prize Announcement 2022

The Housing Agency is delighted to announce the winner of the 2022 Housing Agency Essay Prize competition. This prize is awarded to the most original student essay submitted for assessment as part of the Institute of Public Administration’s Professional Diploma in Housing Studies. This year’s winner is:

Holly Morrin for her essay ‘An Exploration of the Practicalities in Defining Potential Sub-County Housing Need and Demand Assessment Geographies for Ireland’.

In addition, there were two runner-up prizes awarded. These were:

Maria Griffin, for her essay ‘Living Together, Living Apart: The Treatment of Travellers within Housing Policy’


Wanita Maher, for her essay ‘Ageing in Place: Meeting the Housing Requirements of an Ageing Population’.

The Housing Agency would like to congratulate the winner and the runners-up on the quality of their essays, the originality of their research, and their engagement with public policy.

The Housing Agency is committed to supporting the education, training, and development of Ireland’s housing practitioners. For more information on the education and training options available for housing practitioners, please see Information about the Institute of Public Administration’s Professional Diploma in Housing Studies, as well as other courses relevant to housing practitioners, can be found here and here.