Galway on the double
GALWAY ON THE DOUBLE
Minister Simon Coveney visits new Túath Galway City homes
Knocknacarra and Roscam Part V social housing & new Túath office news
Minister Coveney was on hand to welcome new tenants to Túath’s first houses under Part V planning requirements in the Maoilin development at Knocknacarra to the west of the city. Minister Coveney then went on to inspect progress at Reilean to the east of the city at Roscam where O’Malley’s Ltd are building out a high quality scheme of over 100 homes with fabulous views over Galway Bay. Twenty four of the new homes will come on stream for social housing before Easter. The Minister was joined by Brendan McGrath, CEO Galway City Council, Noel Larkin, Mayor of Galway City and local TD, Deputy Hildegarde Naughton amongst others.
Blended funding of CALF from the Department and long-term loan finance through the Housing Finance Agency and European Investment Bank is being utilised for Túath’s acquisition at a total cost of €5.5M for both schemes.
As part of Túath’s continuing expansion the association is opening a new office in Galway City centre, and are recruiting to four new permanent positions for it. The office will serve Túath’s western based tenants, including those in parts of the Midlands.
March 6th, 2017