Plans are being developed for 1160 housing units in Killnarden , Rathcoole , Belgard North and Clonburris made up of 29% social , 46 % affordable , 12% affordable rent and 13% private – early stages but welcome news that plans will be brought to council in October.

South Dublin County Council have proposals that can deliver up to 4,500 new homes to the area. The total investment envisaged under the ambitious housing plan is in excess of €1 billion.

The lands discussed at Monday’s Council meeting included:

2,600 new homes at the recently approved Clonburris SDZ scheme,

1,000 new homes at Kilcarbery in Clondalkin,

500 new homes in Killinarden, Tallaght,

250 new homes in Rathcoole, and a further;

150 new homes at Belgard Square North, Tallaght.

Some progress being made