Cllr Charlie O’Connor on behalf of the Mayor of South Dublin County Council (SDCC), officially turned the sod for a 109 unit residential development on the townlands of Kilcarbery and Corkagh Demesne, Old Nangor Road, Clondalkin. The development, known as Corkagh Grange, will comprise of eight four bedroom houses, 71 three bed houses, 15 two bed apartments and 15 one bed apartments. Corkagh Grange was approved under the Part 8 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) in September 2017 by elected members of SDCC. The completion of this development is expected to be towards the end of 2020 when single people and families will be offered the new homes from the Council’s Social Housing Waiting List.

Cllr. Charlie O’Connor, Chair of the Economic Development, Enterprise and Tourism Strategic Policy Committee said: “This is great news for families who need a home”.  Mr Danny McLoughlin, Chief Executive, South Dublin County Council said: “This Council is delighted to be part of this new PPP Model to deliver housing which will see 534 new homes built across five local authorities and 109 homes in this county”. Mr David Corrigan, NDFA said, “For the first time ever, we are extending the PPP model which has successfully delivered high-quality roads, schools and healthcare facilities for the State to deliver social housing”. Mr Norman Jennings, Director of Housing with Sisk Living added that they look forward to working with South Dublin County Council, the NDFA and Choice Housing Body to deliver this vital social infrastructure development in South Dublin.

Pictured Left to Right: David Corrigan NDFA, Norman Higgins Sisk Living, Colm Ward, Director of Housing, SDCC, Cllr. Francis Timmons, Cllr. Charlie O’Connor, Danny McLoughlin Chief Executive, SDCC Sisk Living – Ivan McCathy, John Byrne, Kieran Colleran and Ted Rowe.