Fine Gael councillor say the government is tackling the social housing crisis locally

A Fine Gael Councillor says work is being done to tackle the social housing crisis her in Carlow and Kilkenny

David Fitzgerald was reacting to figures obtained by Fianna Fail recently which showed a 34 percent surge in the waiting list in Carlow while there was a 47 percent jump in Kilkenny.

These new figures were based on the two year period from 2013.

Speaking to KCLR news, Cllr Fitzgerald says the Fine Gael government are working on social housing locally