Peter McVerry Trust houses 15 people in Fermoy

One of the Fermoy apartments that has been recently refurbished by the Peter McVerry Trust, in partnership with Cork County Council. (Picture: Peter McVerry Trust)

Eight apartments in Fermoy were opened this week, accessed from the town’s Library Car Park, by Peter McVerry Trust and Cork County Council.

The complex houses 15 people who were on the social housing list, including those who were homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

It is understood that the apartments will host a mix of families and single people.

“Large regional towns, such as Fermoy, can play a key role in reducing homelessness,” according to Mr Pat Doyle, CEO of Peter McVerry Trust …

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