Thursday 8 December 2016

Politics and the real art of the possible

Published 22/08/2015 | 02:30

There is a spiralling rent crisis which the Government is endeavouring to tackle
There is a spiralling rent crisis which the Government is endeavouring to tackle

The street artist Banksy has an exhibition in the UK at the moment called 'Dismaland' which features a series of exhibits to provoke people into thinking about the "bigger themes".

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Were he to visit Ireland, he would find rich food for his imagination. A mere decade ago there wasn't a blade of grass that wasn't up for planning permission.

We went from a glut of houses, to ghost estates, to hardly any houses. Now there is a spiralling rent crisis which the Government is endeavouring to tackle.

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