Almost 800 new homes built in Limerick last year

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ALMOST 800 new homes were built in Limerick last year.

That’s according to figures from the CSO, which revealed a total of 32,0695 new homes built nationwide in the 12 months to the end of 2023 – a 10 per cent increase on 2022 figures.

Of that number, 797 were counted across Limerick.

The figures were welcomed by Fianna Fáil Minister of State Niall Collins, who said that “the latest housing completion figures from the CSO show that the government’s housing policy is working”, adding that the figure “exceeds the government’s targets and all of the other key housing indicators”.

Research by public and private bodies reported on last year indicate the country may need up to 60,000 new homes per year to meet current housing market demand.

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