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The property crash obliterated our economy, so why is it that we haven't learned our lesson, and where will our affair with the sector end next, asks Catherine O'Mahony.

8th June, 2013
'Property -- as an ideal and a fantasy, as much as a reality -- retains a powerful hold on the imagination.'

I am a porn addict. Property porn, that is. I couldn't help a little thrill of excitement last week when I read an article saying government officials were considering an investment programme of €1 billion targeted at the construction sector next year.

As mindless as it may seem after the calamities that resulted at least in part from our national obsession with property ownership, I must confess: I still really, really love property.

How I...

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