The arrested development of Dublin's less well-to-do areas

While developers are keen to get building in areas like the Phoenix Park racecourse, figures show stagnation in less affluent Dublin areas

5th February, 2017

Housing developments are still stalled in poorer areas of the capital, while building in wealthier areas is taking off.

A new analysis of home-building patterns in Dublin show that builders are most active in Dún Laoghaire where more than 2,000 units are under construction. There are also 1,600 homes being built in Fingal County Council, with new four-bed homes in the Fairhaven estate in Castleknock coming on sale for €620,000.

But the lowest levels of...

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