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Has The Younger Generation Been Failed With Lower Starting Salaries And Increasing House Prices?

Young adults have suffered the worst unemployment and labour market impact from COVID-19, according...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:36 PM - 11 May 2021



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Has The Younger Generation Been Failed With Lower Starting Salaries And Increasing House Prices?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:36 PM - 11 May 2021

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Young adults have suffered the worst unemployment and labour market impact from COVID-19, according to a report by the ESRI.

The report also found that younger people were experiencing wage stagnation, and that their situation was exacerbated by the high cost of rent.

Has this generation been failed with lower starting salaries and increasing house prices?

We spoke to Barra Roantree, Research Officer with the ESRI, Martha Brennan, features writer with the Irish Examiner, and Ciarán Mulqueen of the Crazy House Prices Instagram page.

Has The Younger Generation Been Failed With Lower Starting Salaries And Increasing House Prices?

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