Slight increase in number of new houses built in Cavan and Monaghan

There’s been a slight increase in the number of new houses built in the region this year.

Figures from the CSO show 98 new dwellings were built across the Northern Sound region in the first three months of the year, with 64 in Monaghan and 34 in Cavan. That’s up from 85 in the last three months of 2018, which saw 46 new dwellings in Cavan and 39 in Monaghan.

Overall, 299 new homes were built across the two counties during 2018. Sixty three per cent of all new dwellings built across Cavan and Monaghan over the last six months were so called one off houses.