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'We need to incentivise the return of skilled workers' says Cavan commentator

Nov 25, 2022 15:11 By News Northern Sound
'We need to incentivise the return of skilled workers' says Cavan commentator 'We need to incentivise the return of skilled workers' says Cavan commentator
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'By 2012/13 you could already see the signs of a housing crisis. Politicians of all colours have been guilty of keeping on the right side of constituents and at the same time stopping progress'

We need to incentivise the return of skilled workers back to our country.

That's according to well-known political commentator Sean McKiernan in response to concerns that skilled workers are leaving Ireland, due to housing and cost of living pressures, particularly in the likes of Dublin.

Until you unleash supply and build more accommodation, people in sectors such as building and teaching will continue to go elsewhere, including newly qualified Gardaí which is a problem in itself says the Cavan man.

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Sean added that in his view, there is "no shortage" of Capital funding, but what seems to be absent is the people who will do the actual physical work:

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