Local West Cork contractor, Cahalane Brothers Ltd have signed contracts with Cork County Council for the development of 24 new houses in Skibbereen and Dunmanway.

Skibbereen will see 6 houses built at An Faoileán, Mardyke Park, Skibbereen with a further 18 set to be developed at An Cuan, Spa Road, Dunmanway, Co.Cork.

The development in Skibbereen will consist of 2 one bedroom detached units and 4 one bedroom semi-detached houses while in Dunmanway, 3 one bedroom detached, 10 three bedroom terraced and 5 three bedroom semidetached will be built.

These homes will form part of a programme that will see over 600 new social houses provided in Cork County in 2021.

Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Mary Linehan Foley welcomed the developments, saying:

These houses will form the foundation of a new community, will make a significant impact on persons seeking housing in this area and will make great homes for their new residents.

Cork County Council Divisional Manager West Clodagh Henehan went on to say:

“he provision of these housing units will go hand in hand with other developments in West Cork to foster growth long into the future. By delivering quality housing, we secure an excellent quality of life, which will ultimately benefit the community and the region as a whole.

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