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Speakers addressed issues such as current and future house price movements, affordability in the housing market, social housing, and current regulatory developments in the mortgage market. Eoghan Murphy, TD, Minister for Housing, opened the conference.
08.30 Registration and Coffee
09.00 Welcome: Professor Alan Barrett, Director, ESRI
09.05 Opening Address: Eoghan Murphy,TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government
SESSION 1 – Developments in the Irish Housing Market
09.30 Macroeconomic Developments in the Irish Housing Market. Kieran McQuinn (ESRI)
10.00 Housing Affordability in Ireland. Conor O’Toole and Rachel Slaymaker (ESRI)
SESSION 2 – Mortgage Market and Social Housing
11.00 Mortgage Market Finance and Regulatory Developments. Trevor Fitzpatrick (Central Bank of Ireland)
11.30 Social Housing in the Irish Housing Market. Dorothy Watson and Eoin Corrigan (ESRI; Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government)
SESSION 3 – 12.00 Roundtable discussion
12.50 Closing Remarks