Why it’s ‘doubtful’ figures lauded by Darragh O’Brien as proof of housing progress were accurate

Details contained in a confidential memo to Michael McGrath cast doubt on the veracity of figures the housing minister claimed were evidence of the government’s progress

Darragh O’Brien criticised Sinn Féin’s housing policies which, he said, cause uncertainty for homebuilders and buyers. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Business Post subscribers can read:

• Why officials are doubtful about industry figures on housing starts

• Which ‘three issues’ the Department of Finance told McGrath he had to be aware of

• What Darragh O’Brien told Simon Harris about the housing starts - and Sinn Féin’s policies