Save the date: Second annual conference on Irish housing and mortgage market

This event will discuss research that reviews current developments in the Irish housing market. The research will be drawn from the ESRI/Department of Housing Joint Research Programme on Housing Economics.

The opening address will be provided by Eoghan Murphy, TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government. 

A link to register will be available soon. 

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Conference Programme

Introduction

8:30

Registration and coffee         

9:00

Welcome address

Professor Alan Barrett (Director, ESRI)

9:05

Opening address

Eoghan Murphy (TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government)

Session 1

Chair: Michael Hough (Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government)

9:30

Price sustainability in the Irish regional housing market

Kieran McQuinn (ESRI)

10:00

Renters' aspirations and preferences

Eoin Corrigan (Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government)

10:30

A county-level view on first time buyer housing affordability

Conor O’Toole (ESRI)

11:00

Tea and coffee

Session 2

11:15

Conference address

Sharon Donnery (Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Ireland)

Session 3

Chair: Conor O’Toole (ESRI)

12:00

Roundtable discussion

Participants: Paul Lemass (Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government), Donall O’Shea (AIB), David Duffy (Property Industry Ireland), Yvonne McCarthy (Central Bank of Ireland) 

12:15

Conference close