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Kildare County Council cuts its housing targets by over 80%

Housebuilders, businesses and politicians are concerned at the move designed to prevent a return to ‘Celtic Tiger madness’

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
19th July, 2020
Last month, Kildare County Council voted through a new variation to its local development plan which cut its overall housing target for the county from 32,407 units to 6,023

Several housebuilders in Kildare are consulting with An Bord Pleanála to find out just how many houses they can build, after the county council slashed its housing targets by more than 80 per cent.

Last month, Kildare County Council voted through a new variation to its local development plan which cut its overall housing target for the county from 32,407 units to 6,023.

While Eoghan Ryan, the council’s director of planning, told councillors ahead of the...

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