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Almost half a million euro (€499,736) has been spent so far this year by Kerry County Council on housing maintenance requests.

Moira Murrell chief executive of Kerry County Council from Killarney Co. Kerry . Moira Murrell manager of Kerry County Council pictured at the Kerry Council offices in Tralee . Photo By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD © Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Phone Mobile 087 / 2672033 L/Line 066 71 22 981 E/mail - info@dwalshphoto.ie www.dwalshphoto.com

At the council’s monthly meeting, CEO Moira Murrell outlined Kerry County Council currently has a rented housing stock of 3,957 units.

A total of 1317 housing maintenance requests have been received so far this year – of that number, 1009 have been resolved.

This response level to housing maintenance Ms Murrell said was “very satisfactory, by any standard”.