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RTÉ’s latest look at our national property nightmare laid bare the truth: when it comes to buying a home, the most important thing is to be lucky

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

9th April, 2017
Homeowners in this country need a firm grip on their mental health at all times PIc: istock

What did you think the most forlorn moment in Ireland’s Property Crisis was? In truth, there were so many of them, when the new RTÉ series aired earlier this week.

There was the heartbreaking story of the homeless man who attended the library every day and had to phone for emergency accommodation every night. There was the widow whose debt had been sold to a vulture fund and who faced the prospect...

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