'There are 204 houses on the list, I'd double that,' councillor's vacant house concerns

'There are vacant houses everywhere...'

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A councillor has told Carlow County Council that they could "double" the amount of vacant houses they have identified in Carlow Town. 

Cllr Fergal Browne was speaking at this month's full meeting of the local authority in response to new figures by the Council revealing that there are 274 vacant properties across the county of Carlow - with 204 of these in Carlow Town. 

He said: "The amount of vacant houses in shocking. There are 204 on the list, I'd double that number. There are vacant houses everywhere."