203% Increase In No. Of Residential Commencement Notices In Kildare.
There's been a 203% increase in the number of commencement notices in Kildare for new homes.
The Irish Independent reports that 176 new homes were recorded in the county in first two months of the year, compared to 58 in the same period last year.
Of these, over 70pc were social housing units.
Work began on a total of 2,175 new homes nationwide between January and February, an overall increase of 27pc in the last year.