The state of Irish housing

It is not only economists who are vilified for telling the truth, as David McWilliams points out in his article on the economics of housing last week.

21st July, 2007

It is not only economists who are vilified for telling the truth, as David McWilliams points out in his article on the economics of housing last week.

Anyone who challenges the absence of planning in rural Ireland is met with the same response.

The latest CSO figures for house occupancy rates show that 35.5 per cent of Dingle’s houses lie empty. In Ventry village, four miles to the west, the figure is 47 per cent...

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