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Home Truths: Ireland's housing crisis is raging

Fearghal O'Connor investigates and asks: 'Where did it all go wrong?'

21st May, 2016

Ireland’s housing crisis is raging and its victims are to be found on every rung of the property ladder.

Bearing the brunt, the rough sleepers on Irish city streets are the “canary in the coalmine” of a growing emergency. But first time buyers, reluctant renters, families stranded on endless social housing waiting lists and thousands of ordinary workers who just want a place to live are also suffering, while hundreds of thousands of...

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