Ireland’s housing market may finally be building momentum to solve the supply versus demand dilemma

Despite rising costs and lack of supply, there is optimism that new initiatives coming from government and the industry itself will help the housing market to turn a corner

The Willows in Dunshaughlin, Co Meath: 15 three and four-bed units go on sale in the spring

Ireland’s housing market might be ‘slowly turning a corner’ according to Darragh O’Brien, the Minister for Housing, but the battle to get onto the housing ladder is driving many frustrated house hunters around the bend.

Dragging this market out of the dysfunctional state it has been in for at least the past decade – a situation further exacerbated by Brexit and Covid-19 – will not be easy

But developers are keen to catch up with ...