Closing door after horse has bolted
Published 18/10/2011 | 05:00
Priory Hall in Donaghmede, Dublin, was a development typical of the latter stages of the Celtic Tiger boom.
Built in 2006, it consisted of 187 apartments housing, at the latest count, 249 people, including small children.
Yesterday, the adults among them were distressed and angry in the midst of extraordinary scenes.