Housing policy hits a new low

Like so much of the government’s housing policy since the publication of Rebuilding Ireland, the grandeur of the Land Development Agency announcement quickly starts to fade when you examine the details

It appears that Eoghan Murphy has been brushing up on the works of one of Ireland’s most famous 17th century scientists. Waterford-born Robert Boyle discovered the inverse relationship between the pressure and volume of gas.

The Minister for Housing gave his very own demonstration of Boyle’s Law earlier this month when announcing the Land Development Agency (LDA). It appears that there is an inverse relationship between the hype of a government announcement and ...