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Drawings of the proposed housing development.

Drawings of the proposed housing development.

The proposed Creagh site.

The proposed Creagh site.

Cllr Andrew Bolger.

Cllr Andrew Bolger.

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Details of a proposed housing development for Gorey totalling 22 housing units were unveiled to the members of Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District at the July meeting.

Therese Nolan from Wexford County Council’s Housing Department outlined the details of the proposed project set to be located on a 1.6 acre site in Creagh. The members heard that the development would consist of two four storey apartment blocks, four two-bed bungalows and two three-bed houses. In each of the apartment blocks, the ground, first and second floors will contain two two-bed units and the top floor will contain two one-bed units. 

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The news was welcomed by the members, with Cllr Fionntán Ó Súilleabháin saying there is a ‘big demand’ for smaller units such as some of those proposed. Cllr Andrew Bolger said it was ‘very positive’ news and asked when the project would be presented to them. Ms Nolan said they expected it to be presented to the Council for approval in November.

Cllr Pip Breen also welcomed the news, asking that any information be provided to the councillors on what they can do to move the project on. Cathaoirleach Cllr Donal Kenny said it was ‘very encouraging news’, echoing Cllr Breen’s points on doing whatever was needed to speed the project up.


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