€4.7m boost for Wexford housing

Published 28/07/2015 | 00:00

WEXFORD is to get a €4.7 million shot in the arm for public house building as part of the government's capital assistance scheme.

A total of €2.2 million will go towards funding a 14-home development at St. Aidan's Road being built in association with the Cluid Housing Association, while €1.8 million has been earmarked for 16-home development in associated with the Grantstown Sheltered Housing Association.

A further €700,000 has been set aside for a number of new county council homes across the county.

Commenting on the grants, Cllr George Lawlor said the development at St. Aidan's Road was on a derelict site for which 'at appropriate development had at last been found.'

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