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Wicklow County Council To Receive Over €690,000 To Help Retrofit Social Homes

€25 million in funding has been announced by government to make local authority housing more energy-efficient.

It says the money's part of an ongoing retrofitting programme, and will be used to improve things like insulation and heating systems.

Kildare will benefit from over 541,000 while Dublin City Council has been allocated €8 million under the plan.

The announcement follows yesterday's report from the Climate Change Advisory Council, which called on government to make greater efforts in tackling the issue.

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy says the funding will be used on homes in need of substantial work

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