Today on the Right Hook, Minister Simon Coveney on his big plan for housing, and is politics failing on a global scale?

Some of the best bits from the Right Hook today

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney says he asked the Taoiseach for the Housing portfolio because he wanted the housing crisis fixed.

George stayed up for the Republican Convention, and between Rudy Guiliani and Melania Trump, it got off to quite a start.

Tom McGurk thinks our politicians are talking about border polls between the Republic of Ireland and the North because they're deflecting from the powerlessness in Europe.

Fergus Finlay reckons we're witnessing the failure of global politics.