Millions Of Euro Allocated For Housing Elderly In Portloaise

Written 9 months ago by Hannah Murphy

Ten million euro is being set aside for a housing development for the elderly in Portlaoise.

Sophia Housing Association and Co-Operative Ireland Housing are to receive the funding from the Government to build 47 homes on the old Presentation Convent.

Last month, the Housing Minister was in the town to officially open 33 social homes at Conniberry Way – the first such project to be delivered in the town, in over a decade.

Laois Fine Gael TD Charlie Flanagan says this is significant: