Ireland’s growing housing crisis


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  • Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

A homeless person’s tent on one of the main shopping streets in central Dublin. Soaring rents have left many struggling to afford homes in Dublin and have created a generational divide. — ©2024 The New York Times Company

BEFORE sunrise each day, Aoife Diver, a teacher in Dublin, gets into her car and drives for up to 90 minutes from her uncle’s house to the opposite side of the Irish capital.

After school, it is back in the car for the reverse commute.

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