SBP editorial: Housing crisis is an utter disaster for our national youth
Eight months ago, Michael McDowell, a former justice minister, tánaiste and attorney general, issued a stark warning. Ireland, McDowell wrote in this newspaper, was sleepwalking towards another tipping point, where a younger cohort of our state’s population believe that things are not going to be better for them than they were for their parents’ generation. “The government must wake up to the real problems that threaten to rob an entire generation of optimism and confidence,” he wrote.
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