Irish people need to get on the move again

Even in a slump, people will always move homes as family situations change, but there are so many new families and they cannot afford to move, writes David McWilliams.

28th April, 2012
Irish people need to get on the move again
Schoolboy football tells you a lot about the recent changes in our country, about which areas are growing and which are stagnant. Photo: Johnny Mooney

Never mind the likes of Messi, Ronaldo or Drogba; never mind Barcelona, Chelsea or Real Madrid. In our house, when it comes to football at the weekends, there is only one team: the Cabinteely FC under-10s.

Every Saturday morning, under the watchful eye of Michael, our Scottish manager who is Alex Ferguson, Kenny Dalglish and David Moyes rolled into one, we head out from the supermarket car park in Ballybrack, travelling all over Dublin...

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