Ireland Sees Rise Of Adults Still Living In Family Home

Ireland's rate of home ownership is below EU average.

Ireland has seen a rise in adults who are still living in their family home.

Eurofound stats show there was a six percentage point increase in 25 to 34 year olds living with their parents - among the highest rises in the bloc.

The rate of home-ownership in Ireland is at 69.3% - below the EU average.

Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity College, Brendan Kelly, says adult children living at home impacts their ability to be independent:

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