31 Ghost Estates remain in Kerry

Almost 80% of unfinished housing developments in Kerry in 2010 have been completed.

Currently there are 31 unfinished housing developments in Kerry compared to 152 in 2010.

An annual progress report by the Housing department on ghost estates highlights there was 420 unfinished estates nationwide in 2016 compared to more than 2800 in 2010.

Currently there are 1334 planned housing units in Kerry.

Within the 31 unfinished estates in Kerry, 304 dwellings are complete and occupied, 47 are complete and vacant and 114 are near completion.

Launching the report Junior Minister for Housing, Damien English said there have been significant achievements in what is a complex achievement.