Category Archives: Property

Impossible situation over short-term measures

It is unfortunate that the Government is remaining steadfast in its intention to prohibit people from short-term letting their properties as it could have colossal ramifications in a county like Kerry which is so dependent on tourism, a local councillor has stressed. Cllr John O’Donoghue said the housing crisis is a result of the failure… Continue Reading

People in Kerry should get support for modular homes

With the Government confirming its intention to proceed with the building of at least 500 modular houses in an attempt to cope with the refugee crisis, Kerry County Council’s planning department has been asked to consider doing likewise for people from the county. Cllr Brendan Cronin has asked officials to give favourable consideration to people… Continue Reading

More support available to vulnerable households

An increase of €5,000 to the social housing income eligibility threshold for Kerry has been approved by the Government. The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, confirmed the increase will take effect from January 1 next.  This significant change is being taken, pending the development and roll-out of a revised income eligibility… Continue Reading