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Adults living with their parents: 'It is holding young people back'

Ireland is among the countries in the EU who have the biggest increase in young adults living with their parents. Ireland’s home ownership rate decreased from 69.6% in 2012 to 69.3% in 2020 - this is compared to In 1990s and early 2000s, it had been ahead of the EU average. Senior lecturer in housing at Technological University Dublin, Lorcan Sirr, and journalist and author, Suzanne Harrington spoke to Kieran

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15.30 1 Jun 2023


Adults living with their parents: 'It is holding young people back'


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Ireland is among the countries in the EU who have the biggest increase in young adults living with their parents. Ireland’s home ownership rate decreased from 69.6% in 2012 to 69.3% in 2020 - this is compared to In 1990s and early 2000s, it had been ahead of the EU average.

Senior lecturer in housing at Technological University Dublin, Lorcan Sirr, and journalist and author, Suzanne Harrington spoke to Kieran


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