Tallow has been identified as a possible site for modular housing, with a potential 44 units to be built in the West Waterford town.

The units, proposed for a site located near the funeral home in the town, are part of the Government’s plan to provide longer-term accommodation for refugees as the Office of Public Works (OPW) has been tasked to deliver 700 modular homes this year.

No decision has been taken by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth yet in relation to the possible Tallow development, and the first step will be a site investigation to assess suitability that may start in the next fortnight, according to Cllr Conor McGuinness. 

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