Category Archives: Property

New units to be located in Derreen, Ballydribeen

A TOTAL of 61 new social houses have been sanctioned for Killarney, it can be confirmed. can reveal that the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government has approved a proposal for the provision of 61 units at Derreen, Ballydribeen by the Cluid Housing Association. The units will be provided for Cluid in partnership… Continue Reading

€689 per month to rent a three-bed house

THE Government has been urged to introduce rent caps in Kerry following the publication of a rental price report revealing that a three-bedroom house in the county costs an average of €689 per month to rent. The report also suggests that the same house could be purchased, with a 3.5 per cent variable mortgage… Continue Reading

No progress with six-bed unit plans

ALMOST a year after proposals to develop a former Killarney guesthouse as a social housing facility for the homeless were lodged with the planning authorities, no progress has been made in terms of commencing the development, it has been confirmed. Armagh House on Park Road, which has been vacant and in a state of disrepair… Continue Reading

Contracts signed for new 22-house scheme

FURTHER progress has been made on the rollout of Kerry County Council’s housing programme with the signing of contracts for the construction of 22 new houses in Kenmare. The €4.25 million project, which is supported by the government’s Rebuilding Ireland programme, will see the new homes built at Gortamullen. Kenmare Plant Hire Construction has been… Continue Reading