Almost €3 million for housing adaptations in Cavan and Monaghan

Over €2.7 million has been allocated to the Northern Sound region for housing adaptations for older people and those with disabilities.

The announcement was made by the Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien as part of a €74 million allocation to councils across the country.

Cavan is receiving the most locally at €1.5 million, followed by Monaghan with €1.2 million.

The scheme is made up of 80 per cent Government funding with the remainder paid by County Councils.

Today’s announcement has been welcomed by local TD Brendan Smith who says the scheme is about keeping people in their own homes for as long as possible: