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Almost 250,000 homes lying empty on Republic's census night

A general view of a so-called 'ghost estate' in Co Dublin as last year's census in the Republic revealed almost 250,000 homes lay empty
Ed Carty
There were almost 250,000 homes lying empty on Census night last year. Amid an unprecedented crisis in homelessness, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) said it counted 183,312 vacant houses and ap[...]

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