Time is of the essence in delivering housing for all

Ireland is hitting an emergency when it comes to housing and while time is ticking away, the industry and stakeholders are rowing in together

L-R: Deborah Smyth, managing director, Tempo Housing UK & Ireland; Conor O’Connell, director of housing & planning, CIF and director, Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA); Sean O’Neill, chair, Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA) and managing director, Park Developments; Ivan Yates, conference host; Ronan McGrath, managing director, McGrath Quantity Surveyors; Marian Finnegan, managing director, Residential & Advisory, Sherry FitzGerald; John Hannigan, chief executive, Circle Voluntary Housing Association and chair, The Housing Alliance; Heber McMahon, director of technical sales, Cygnum Building Offsite; Cian O’Mahony, head of operations, SIRO; Yvonne Harris, head of customer Operations and Connection Developer Services, Uisce Éireann and John Downey, director, Downey Planning. Pictures: Maura Hickey