Lack of affordable housing puts people off taking jobs in Ireland

The lack of affordable housing is putting people off taking a job in Ireland.

A report from Morgan McKinley says talent in sectors like technology are reluctant to move here because of what they are hearing about a lack of accommodation to rent or buy.

The group's employment monitor also shows there has been a drop of 14% in the number of professional job vacancies between May last year and the same month this year.

The largest amount of opportunities at the moment are in data analytics, technology, financial services and engineering.

- Digital Desk

More on this topic

Fine Gael ‘on the side of cuckoo funds’

Housing Minister lobbied by developers for approval for Dublin high-rise buildings

Regulation of short-term letting sector belated but welcome

Irish housing crisis will cause public to vote with their feet, expert says

More in this Section

Youghal pays tribute to golden racing duo

Michael D Higgins tells dissidents to reflect on their ‘appalling’ actions

Donegal bus driver had 49 faults with his vehicle

Corca Dhuibhne is on the map after local election fear


Lifestyle

5 chocolate-themed breaks to satisfy sweet-toothed travellers

Big names from art world in the picture for Easter auction

Weekend food with Darina Allen: Spring into the season with Easter lamb

The Currabinny Cooks: Your guide to an easy Easter

More From The Irish Examiner