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Almost €3 million in funding allocated for social housing Laois village

Laois County Council Housing

€2,932,954 of funding to Laois County Council for the provision of fourteen new social homes at St. Kieran’s Park, Errill, Co. Laois has been approved.

Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council, John King, has welcomed the approval of the news.

Speaking after this today’s monthly County Council meeting, the Cathaoirleach stated:

“I am delighted that the green light has been given for additional social housing development in Errill village at St Kieran’s Park.”

“I previously discussed this project with local TD and Minister for Justice & Equality, Charlie Flanagan and am pleased that approval in principle has been granted for the provision of 14 new social homes which falls under the Local Authority Housing Construction Programme and Rebuilding Ireland.

“The project is one of the biggest capital investments in Errill in recent years and this is a long awaited programme for the enhancement of housing in the area.”

Concluding Cathaoirleach King stated: “This is really good news in addition to the housing development announced in December for Durrow village and a step in the right direction to deal with the housing waiting lists in County Laois.”

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.