Second annual conference on the Irish housing and mortgage market
Presenters at this event discussed research reviewing developments in the Irish housing market. The research was drawn from the ESRI/Department of Housing Joint Research Programme on housing economics.
Eoghan Murphy, TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, opened the conference.
Registration and coffee
Professor Alan Barrett (Director, ESRI)
Eoghan Murphy (TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government)
House price sustainability and affordability in a regional context
Chair: Michael Hough (Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government)
Price sustainability in the Irish regional housing market
Kieran McQuinn (ESRI)
Professor McQuinn presented findings from one of two ESRI Research Notes launched at this event. This Research Note develops a ‘Heat Index’ for the Irish housing market, capturing the sustainability of house prices in each county.
Mature homeowners and housing: survey results
Eoin Corrigan (Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government)
A county-level view on first-time buyer housing affordability
Conor O’Toole (ESRI)
Dr O'Toole presented one of two ESRI Research Notes launched at this conference. This Research Note examines the affordability of housing for first-time buyers in Ireland at a county level.
Tea and coffee
Chair: Martina Lawless (ESRI)
Conference address: Perspectives on the Irish housing market — the past five years
Chair: Conor O’Toole (ESRI)
Participants: Maria Graham (Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government), Donall O’Shea (AIB), David Duffy (Property Industry Ireland), Dara Deering (Home Building Finance Ireland) and Justin Doran (UCC).