Dáil Éireann - Volume 388 - 12 April, 1989

Written Answers. - Local Authority Dwellings.

221. Mr. Farrelly asked the Minister for the Environment, in respect of the last two years (i) the number of houses built by each county council, corporation and urban district council in each of the following categories: (a) local authority houses (b) old people's homes and (c) isolated cottages and (ii) the allocation for 1989 for each of the above authorities.

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. Connolly): Details of completions of new local authority dwellings are not available in the Department in the format requested by the Deputy. Details of the total number of new local authority dwellings completed by each housing authority in 1988 are set out in the attached schedule; the corresponding details for 1987 are given in the reply to Question No. 218 of 19 April 1988.

The capital allocation to each housing authority for its 1989 housing construction programme is also set out in the following schedule:

New Local Authority Dwellings Completed in 1988

1989 L.A. Housing Construction Allocation (incl. Travellers' Caravan Parks

£

Carlow

8

343,000

Cavan

4

432,000

Clare

9

299,000

Cork (North)

42

440,000

Cork (South)

48

131,900

Cork (West)

10

322,000

Donegal

82

1,270,000

Dublin

79

2,137,000

Galway

20

528,000

Kerry

63

1,103,000

Kildare

98

950,600

Kilkenny

4

281,000

Laois

9

417,500

[1139]Leitrim

10

239,000

Limerick

63

547,000

Longford

24

210,000

Louth

627,000

Mayo

87

1,250,000

Meath

1

519,000

Monaghan

461,000

Offaly

7

362,000

Roscommon

3

271,000

Sligo

12

360,000

Tipperary N. R.

37

390,000

Tipperary S.R.

50

409,000

Waterford

12

170,000

Westmeath

28

430,000

Wexford

25

548,000

Wicklow

12

338,000

TOTAL (I)

847

15,786,000

Co. Boroughs

Cork

121

348,000

Dublin

159

1,250,000

Galway

2

666,000

Limerick

5

662,000

Waterford

19

486,000

TOTAL (II)

306

3,412,000

Urban District Councils

Arklow

68

83,000

Athlone

Athy

49,000

Ballina

30,000

Ballinasloe

89,000

Birr

Bray

368,000

Buncrana

5

Bundoran

Carlow

39,000

Carrickmacross

185,000

Carrick-on-Suir

1

73,000

Cashel

11

73,000

Castlebar

67,000

Castleblayney

Cavan

52

25,000

Ceanannus Mor

Clonakilty

Clones

Clonmel

98,000

Cobh

6

298,000

Drogheda

4

163,000

Dundalk

10

238,000

Dungarvan

64,000

Dun Laoghaire

17

580,000

Ennis

185,000

Enniscorthy

Fermoy

16

18,000

[1140]Kilkenny

57,000

Killarney

Kilrush

Kilsale

Letterkenny

148,000

Listowel

6

106,000

Longford

20

86,000

Macroom

11

8,000

Mallow

24

190,000

Midleton

69,000

Monaghan

36,000

Naas

Navan

Nenagh

New Ross

32,000

Skibbereen

25,000

Sligo

78,000

Templemore

173,000

Thurles

12

56,000

Tipperary

17

75,000

Tralee

252,000

Trim

Tullamore

124,000

Westport

130,000

Wexford

12

172,000

Wicklow

173,000

Youghal

5

87,000

TOTAL (III)

297

4,802,000

TOTALS OF (I) (II) AND (III)

1,450

24,000,000

222. Mr. Farrelly asked the Minister for the Environment when details of the new purchasing scheme for flatlets will be given to local authorities throughout the country following his announcement at the recent Fianna Fáil Ard-Fheis; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Flynn): I hope to be in a position to circulate details of the scheme to local authorities shortly.