162 acres of residential council land in Kerry, according to new online resource

There are 162 acres of council-owned land, zoned for residential use in Kerry, according to a new online resource.

Rebuilding Ireland provide users with details of residentially-zoned lands, local authority owned and Land Aggregation Scheme sites.

The online housing land map was launched by Housing Minister Simon Coveney today, and is described as a vital initial step in the new State Housing Land Management Strategy.

The Rebuilding Ireland online housing land map shows there are 34 sites totalling 200 acres owned by the county council in Kerry, 162 acres of which are zoned residential.

The largest parcel is at Lohercannon, Tralee – 47.5 acres, followed by 20 acres at Ballyard, Tralee, which is in the Land Aggregation Scheme.

There’s also a site in Tarbert of 14 acres zoned residential, and a nine acre site in Ardfert.

There are a number of sites across the county which vary in size from two to four acres, in areas including Killarney, Knocknagoshel, and Waterville.

There are also two sites around six acres each in Ballybunion and Dingle.

The map can be viewed at rebuildingireland.ie