“Irish cities are highly responsive in terms of supply and . . . there are more than 40,000 outstanding permissions in most cases ready to be acted on.” Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The faux outrage generated in relation to a shared-equity approach to housing falls into an all-too-familiar pattern that has come to characterise wh(...)

Ireland’s urban structure is weak: Dublin’s population equates to that of the next 40 cities and towns combined

The National Planning Framework sets out a strategy for Ireland’s development up to 2040. When looking so far into the future it cannot be too prescri(...)