Over 3,100 people on Kerry housing waiting list

Over 3,100 people are on the waiting list for social houses In Kerry.

According to Kerry County Council the largest list is in the Tralee Municipal District where 1,603 have applied for council housing, that figure is 1,088 in Killarney, 729 in South and West Kerry and 525 in Listowel.

The council says compared to 2016 the waiting list has reduced by a fifth.

Over 800 offers of housing were made in 2017 with 386 households allocated there were 87 refusals of accommodation.