Housing in 2024: ‘several more years before we see the quantity of houses we need’

Plus, the cost pressures on cafes and restaurants and some potential solutions

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What awaits those looking to buy or sell property this year? Will the beginnings of an uplift in supply last year gain momentum in 2024? And will price inflation in rural areas continue to outstrip Dublin? Managing Director of Residential & Advisory at Sherry Fitzgerald, Marian Finnegan, gives her expert view.

According to figures compiled by the Restaurant Association of Ireland, 228 food-led hospitality business have closed since July 2023. Why are so many cafes and restaurants struggling? With four locations in Dublin’s city centre, managing director at KC Peaches Ireland ltd, Katie Cantwell, is well placed to highlight the cost pressures those in the sector are contending with.

Produced by John Casey. JJ Vernon on sound.