Saturday June 6, 2020

Talk at the top, inaction on the ground

We have heard Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly give us the sales pitch on housing many times– but the awkward truth is that construction doesn’t make financial sense right now

21st June, 2015
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The house has a gravel driveway and Tudor features

Last week, I was part of a panel invited to discuss the rental market in Ireland at a one-day conference organised by Threshold, which took place at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin.

The people in attendance came from all manner of backgrounds: private sector, council representatives, those working in social and voluntary sectors and Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly, who arrived to deliver his speech after lunch.

Kelly’s talk was interesting, because it’s...

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