Gentrification: Are Dubliners being squeezed out?

“Gentrification is basically neighbourhood change,”¬†said Prof¬†Moore Cherry. “It’s usually when a former working class neighbourhood, where rent prices and houses prices might be lower than other parts of the city, see people with higher incomes start to move in.”

The consequence is that the area becomes increasingly unaffordable for people who have lived there long-term and for their children to buy or rent in the area.

The full articles and radio interview can be accessed here.