Kerry County Council To Receive Over €2.1m In Funding For Home Adaptation Works

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KERRY County Council will receive exchequer funding of €2,110,112 to provide home adaptations for older people and those living with disability and mobility issues.

Deputy Government Chief Whip, Brendan Griffin TD and Minister for Education Norma  Foley have welcomed the funding which was announced by Minister of State for Local Government and Planning, Peter Burke TD, and Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien TD.

The grants are 80% funded from the exchequer by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, with 20% funding from the relevant local authority. Kerry County Council will have a combined total of €2,637,640.

Grants of up to €30,000 are available to help people with a disability in carrying out works required to make a house more suitable for their needs, up to €8,000 to assist older people to have necessary repairs or improvements carried out and up to €6,000 for mobility aids.

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  1. Margaret Neligan says:

    Hi I am parent with a child with a disability ,who is in the process of doing up our home to put in a Wet room for her ,but because my husband works we won’t get the any help that not fair