Lord Mayor believes housing crisis is impacting future development in Dublin

Dublin's Lord Mayor believes the housing crisis is impacting on the future development of the city.

Michael Mac Donncha says a sustainable housing market is key to the growth of the capital.

He is calling for more affordable houses to be built.

Mayor Mac Donncha said: "More industry or economic activity that we could have in the city has been inhibited by the fact that housing is such a major problem."

Michael Mac Donncha.

- Digital Desk

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