The number of new homes built in Cavan and Monaghan remained largely unchanged when compared with 2017.
CSO data shows 299 new houses and apartments built in Cavan and Monaghan over the last 12 months. The majority of these were single, one-off houses, with 105 built in Cavan and 111 in Monaghan.
10 new apartments were built across the two counties, with 73 homes built as part of housing estate schemes. 302 new homes were built in the Northern Sound region in 2017.