Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has revealed that he abolished the restrictions on tall buildings in cities due to “guilt” over his nimbyism when he was a councillor.
He was speaking candidly at a recent construction conference for women about the pressures on councillors to appease voters motivated by ‘Not In My Back Yard’ sentiments, which is known as nimby-ism.
Murphy said that one of the key drivers of changing the...
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