An Leargán – Galway

The Scheme

A scheme in Galway City, An Leargán, provides a good example of partnership. It is a demonstration of successful participation by a range of committed stakeholders. The collaborative efforts of Clúid, Túath Housing Association, Galway City Council, O’Malley Construction, NAMA, the Housing Agency and the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, led to the purchase and development of 26 high quality apartments in an impressively prompt time frame.

The Execution

Túath and Clúid brought forward a proposal to Galway City Council to acquire the units at An Leargán, Ballymoneen West, Knocknacarra, Galway. Contracts were signed just before Christmas 2012 and the units were completed and taken into management by Túath and Clúid at the end of June 2013.

Speaking at the opening of An Leargán, the Mayor of the City of Galway said: “An Leargán could not have succeeded without the participation and commitment of all parties to make it work effectively and efficiently. I would see not-for-profit housing associations playing an important role in building sustainable communities and increasing housing provision alongside local authorities in the years ahead.”

Today 26 households are off the housing waiting list and in a new home of their own. Clúid and Túath now manage the apartment complex side by side. An Leargán could not have succeeded without the active engagement of all parties to make the project work effectively and efficiently.

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Where We Have Built

Carlow

134 Units

Cavan

38 Units

Cork

476 Units

Donegal

130 Units

Dublin

191 Units

Galway

111 Units

Kerry

103 Units

Kilkenny

18 Units

Laois

147 Units

Leitrim

10 Units

Limerick

78 Units

Longford

8 Units

Louth

117 Units

Mayo

39 Units

Meath

40 Units

Monaghan

12 Units

Offaly

47 Units

Roscommon

25 Units

Sligo

91 Units

Tipperary

213 Units

Waterford

99 Units

Wexford

91 Units