Thursday July 2, 2020

A government of ghouls

The radical plan to allow first-time buyers to purchase new houses with a mortgage part-financed by the state, as unveiled in the budget, appears to be nothing more than a naked attempt to prop up prices for the Fianna Fáil coterie of developers whos

1st November, 2008

The radical plan to allow first-time buyers to purchase new houses with a mortgage part-financed by the state, as unveiled in the budget, appears to be nothing more than a naked attempt to prop up prices for the Fianna Fáil coterie of developers whose half-finished building sites now lie abandoned countrywide, ‘‘open unto the fields and the sky’’.

Fianna Fáil’s last desperate throw of the property market dice strikes...

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