A new “factory-built” housing estate has been officially opened in Co. Louth.
Ninety percent of the homes in Castleguard Manor in Ardee were constructed in a warehouse in Cavan, before being transported to the site for assembly.
The 102 three and four-bedroom homes took 13 months to finish and are being rented to tenants from Louth County Council’s housing list for an average of €57 per week.
Suzanne Doyle lives in Castleguard Manor with her partner and children.
She couldn’t believe how quickly they were built: