Written Answers. - Housing Statistics.

Mr. Brennan

asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health if he will state in respect of each county and county borough the number of new houses completed up to the 30th June, 1938, under the Housing (Financial and Miscellaneous Provisions) Acts, 1932/37, (1) in urban areas (a) by local authorities, (b) by private persons, and (c) by public utility societies, and (d) the total number of new houses so completed in urban areas; and (2) the number of new houses completed in rural areas by (a) local authorities, (b) private persons, (c) public utility societies, and (d) the total number of new houses so completed in rural areas; also the gross totals of new houses so completed.

The following tables show the number of new houses completed up to 30th June, 1938, under the Housing (Financial and Miscellaneous Provisions) Acts, 1932-1937, (1) in each urban area by (a) local authorities, (b) private persons and (c) public utility societies; (2) in each rural area by (a) local authorities, (b) private persons and (c) public utility societies, and (3) the gross totals of new houses so completed.

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACTS, 1932-37.

NEW HOUSES COMPLETED IN URBAN AREAS.

District

By Local Authorities

By Private Persons

By Public Utility Societies

Total

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

CARLOW CO.:

Carlow

204

38

242

Muine Bheag

90

2

92

CAVAN CO.:

Belturbet

26

4

30

Cavan

92

12

104

Cootehill

40

4

44

CLARE CO.:

Ennis

60

78

138

Kilrush

130

8

138

Kilkee

42

14

3

59

CORK CO.:

Cork

882

263

208

1,353

Clonakilty

40

22

62

Cobh

30

30

Fermoy

103

103

Kinsale

34

2

36

Macroom

52

5

57

Mallow

115

6

121

Midleton

26

2

28

Passage West

46

46

Skibbereen

20

12

32

Youghal

48

32

80

Bandon

27

27

Bantry

8

20

28

DONEGAL CO.:

Buncrana

58

5

63

Bundoran

24

4

28

Letterkenny

36

7

43

Ballyshannon

80

4

84

DUBLIN CO.:

Dublin

5,559

4,152

1,434

11,145

Dún Laoghaire

582

640

1,222

Howth

36

133

2

171

Balbriggan

34

8

42

GALWAY CO.:

Ballinasloe

101

21

122

Galway

313

526

839

Loughrea

25

5

2

32

Tuam

160

77

8

245

KERRY CO.:

Killarney

46

35

81

Listowel

104

44

148

Tralee

251

39

290

KILDARE CO.:

Athy

174

1

175

Naas

117

11

128

Droichead Nua

40

10

2

52

KILKENNY CO.:

Kilkenny

312

19

331

Callan

20

20

LAOIGHIS CO.:

Mountmellick

63

1

64

Portlaoighise

97

9

106

LIMERICK CO.:

Limerick

576

290

24

890

Newcastle West

32

21

53

Rathkeale

12

2

14

LONGFORD CO.:

Granard

48

1

49

Longford

22

6

28

LOUTH CO.:

Drogheda

556

43

599

Dundalk

512

57

26

595

Ardee

67

6

2

75

MAYO CO.:

Ballina

455

52

507

Castlebar

92

53

9

154

Westport

97

20

117

MEATH CO.:

An Uaimh

168

10

178

Ceannanus Mór

71

3

74

Trim

66

66

MONAGHAN CO.:

Carrickmacross

59

7

66

Castleblayney

41

7

48

Clones

118

118

Monaghan

99

10

109

Ballybay

19

1

20

OFFALY CO.:

Birr

126

126

Tullamore

202

6

6

214

Edenderry

38

38

ROSCOMMON CO.:

Boyle

24

2

26

Roscommon

6

6

12

SLIGO CO.:

Sligo

384

31

415

TIPPERARY N.R. CO:

Nenagh

111

11

122

Templemore

99

10

109

Thurles

288

48

336

TIPPERARY S.R. CO.:

Carrick-on-Suir

116

2

118

Cashel

104

5

109

Clonmel

287

16

303

Tipperary

178

14

192

Fethard

8

8

WATERFORD CO.:

Waterford

551

53

604

Dungarvan

86

42

128

Lismore

4

4

WESTMEATH CO.:

Athlone

199

52

251

Mullingar

108

15

2

125

WEXFORD CO.:

Enniscorthy

152

1

153

New Ross

47

8

55

Wexford

298

19

317

Gorey

48

10

58

WICKLOW CO.:

Arklow

60

6

66

Bray

391

188

579

Wicklow

158

8

166

TOTALS

17,489

7,450

1,736

26,675

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACTS, 1932-37.

NEW HOUSES COMPLETED IN RURAL AREAS

County

By Local Authori- ties

By Private Persons

By Public Utility Societies

Total

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

CARLOW

455

36

1

492

CAVAN

179

102

233

514

CLARE

409

128

369

906

CORK

743

1,228

302

2,273

DONEGAL

357

288

135

780

DUBLIN

847

1,543

11

2,401

GALWAY

364

303

800

1,467

KERRY

170

302

1,319

1,791

KILDARE

511

58

102

671

KILKENNY

477

90

1

568

LAOIGHIS

383

30

69

482

LEITRIM

61

132

166

359

LIMERICK

853

337

212

1,402

LONGFORD

315

60

8

383

LOUTH

438

86

175

699

MAYO

189

216

1,895

2,300

MEATH

632

80

32

744

MONAGHAN

173

78

522

773

OFFALY

337

28

140

505

ROSCOMMON

266

197

419

882

SLIGO

209

144

387

740

TIPPERARY, N.R.

717

62

7

786

TIPPERARY, S.R.

714

43

55

812

WATERFORD

417

59

4

480

WESTMEATH

371

79

46

496

WEXFORD

879

209

1,088

WICKLOW

669

45

2

716

TOTALS

12,135

5,963

7,412

25,510

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACTS, 1932-37.

GROSS TOTALS OF NEW HOUSES COMPLETED.

County

By Local Authorities

By Private Persons

By Public Utility Societies

Total

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

CARLOW CO.:

Urban Areas

294

40

334

Rural ,,

455

36

1

492

TOTAL

749

76

1

826

CAVAN CO.:

Urban Areas

158

20

178

Rural ,,

179

102

233

514

TOTAL

337

122

233

692

CLARE CO.:

Urban Areas

232

100

3

335

Rural ,,

409

128

369

906

TOTAL

641

228

372

1,241

CORK CO.:

Urban Areas

1,404

391

208

2,003

Rural ,,

743

1,228

302

2,273

TOTAL

2,147

1,619

510

4,276

DONEGAL CO.:

Urban Areas

198

20

218

Rural ,,

357

288

135

780

TOTAL

555

308

135

998

DUBLIN CO.:

Urban Areas

6,211

4,933

1,436

12,580

Rural ,,

847

1,543

11

2,401

TOTAL

7,058

6,476

1,447

14,981

GALWAY CO.:

Urban Areas

599

629

10

1,238

Rural ,,

364

303

800

1,467

TOTAL

963

932

810

2,705

KERRY CO.:

Urban Areas

401

118

519

Rural ,,

170

302

1,319

1,791

TOTAL

571

420

1,319

2,310

KILDARE CO.:

Urban Areas

331

22

2

355

Rural ,,

511

58

102

671

TOTAL

842

80

104

1,026

KILKENNY CO.:

Urban Areas

332

19

351

Rural ,,

477

90

1

568

TOTAL

809

109

1

919

LAOIGHIS CO.:

Urban Areas

160

10

170

Rural ,,

383

30

69

482

TOTAL

543

40

69

652

LEITRIM CO.:

Rural Areas

61

132

166

359

LIMERICK CO.:

Urban Areas

620

311

26

957

Rural ,,

853

337

212

1,402

TOTAL

1,473

648

238

2,359

LONGFORD CO.:

Urban Areas

70

7

77

Rural ,,

315

60

8

383

TOTAL

385

67

8

460

LOUTH CO.:

Urban Areas

1,135

106

28

1,269

Rural ,,

438

86

175

699

TOTAL

1,573

192

203

1,968

MAYO CO.:

Urban Areas

644

125

9

778

Rural ,,

189

216

1,895

2,300

TOTAL

833

341

1,904

3,078

MEATH CO.:

Urban Areas

305

13

318

Rural ,,

632

80

32

744

TOTAL

937

93

32

1,062

MONAGHAN CO.:

Urban Areas

336

25

361

Rural ,,

173

78

522

773

TOTAL

509

103

522

1,134

OFFALY CO.:

Urban Areas

366

6

6

378

Rural ,,

337

28

140

505

TOTAL

703

34

146

883

ROSCOMMON CO.:

Urban Areas

24

8

6

38

Rural ,,

266

197

419

882

TOTAL

290

205

425

920

SLIGO CO.:

Urban Areas

384

31

415

Rural ,,

209

144

387

740

TOTAL

593

175

387

1,155

TIPPERARY N.R. CO.:

Urban Areas

498

69

567

Rural ,,

717

62

7

786

TOTAL

1,215

131

7

1,353

TIPPERARY S.R. CO.:

Urban Areas

685

45

730

Rural ,,

714

43

55

812

TOTAL

1,399

88

55

1,542

WATERFORD CO.:

Urban Areas

641

95

736

Rural ,,

417

59

4

480

TOTAL

1,058

154

4

1,216

WESTMEATH CO.:

Urban Areas

307

67

2

376

Rural ,,

371

79

46

496

TOTAL

678

146

48

872

WEXFORD CO.:

Urban Areas

545

38

583

Rural ,,

879

209

1,088

TOTAL

1,424

247

1,671

WICKLOW CO.:

Urban Areas

609

202

811

Rural ,,

669

45

2

716

TOTAL

1,278

247

2

1,527

SUMMARY.

URBAN AREAS

17,489

7,450

1,736

26,675

RURAL AREAS

12,135

5,963

7,412

25,510

TOTAL

29,624

13,413

9,148

52,185