Poor planning kept an area poor
Housing policies have been a major factor in concentrating disadvantage and poverty in certain areas. Today’s policymakers should learn from the mistakes of the past
It is not fashionable to admit that we have built a nation of unacceptable contrasts, of high earners and non-earners, great wealth and deep poverty, opportunity and marginalisation. But it is true. It is also true that in the capital city, for example, it is possible to live, work and socialise without the two Dublins ever interacting.
Fettercairn in west Tallaght is a good example of an estate that has benefited from some state interventions...
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