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There are calls for planned housing units in Killybegs to be fast tracked.   The project is currently at preliminary stage but there’s concern that it’s not moving quick enough to cope with the demand for housing locally.   Cathaoirleach of the Donegal MD Cllr Niamh Kennedy says it’s no…

There’s said to be a growing interest in those seeking to live in rural parts of County Leitrim.   Latest figures from Leitrim County Council show that there’s an average of 12 bids per Council owned property in the Manorhamilton MD alone.   The statistics have also revealed that there…

A local building contractor says government suggestions that modular housing is solution to address the current housing crisis is simply inaccurate. Cathal O Connor is a a building developer based in Sligo and is also involved in the provision of prefab structures. He says there are major issues in securing…

      A Leitrim Councilor says the Government plans to bring vacant social housing back into use for those fleeing the war in Ukraine could also be used to address the issue of depopulation in parts of rural Ireland/ The Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien is briefing his cabinet colleagues…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has described the governments housing for all programme as a missed opportunity to seriously tackle the housing crisis that is currently engulfing this country. Sinn Fein’s Martin Kenny says the plan will continue to lead rising house prices with developers set to construction a large number…

The lack of housing in Sligo is expected to be a dominant item on the agendas of upcoming council and municipal district meetings in the autumn of 2021.   Sligo/Drumcliffe Councillor Donal Gilroy earlier this year called for land that’s part of the strategic reserve to be rezoned and used…