Category: Abbeyfeale

Tesco Locations in Ireland

Tesco Ireland are growing all the time – and their online shopping coverage is almost nationwide – with about 85% of the population able to shop online at Tesco. All the main cities and towns are covered as well as many smaller villages and rural areas. It is surprising how far the Tesco delivery vans 

Saorvew – Freeview – RTE Digital TV in Ireland

Saorview is RTÉ’s free to air digital terrestial television (DTT) service. EU rules mean that the current analogue ( arial based TV ) signals have to be turned off in October 2012. Saorview is a mixed language word – with Saor meaning Free . Pronounced Sair or Seer . (They couldn’t use the name Freeview

Limerick Speed Camera Zones

Speed Detection Cameras in County Limerick An Garda Síochána, in conjunction with the National Roads Authority, have completed an extensive analysis of the collision history on the road network where speed was a contributory factor. Sections of road have been identified where a significant proportion of accidents occurred whereby, in the opinion of the investigating

Best Secondary Schools in Ireland.

Each year the Irish Times puts together some figures of each secondary school’s Leaving Cert students and combines them with figures from Third Level institutions in Ireland . . The Universities and Colleges record which school the first year students were enrolled at in the previous year. The two sets of figures combined give us

Highest percentage of Travellers in Rathkeale

The village of Rathkeale in Limerick has the highest percentage of residents who identified themselves as Travellers in the 2006 census. Over a quarter of the village class themselves as travellers – 26.98% . (395 out of 1464). The town with the next highest percentage of travellers is Bunclody / Carrickduff in Carlow – where

Longford tops Unemployment Blackspots

The town of Longford has the highest unemployment rate in Ireland – of all towns over 1500 population. Census figures show that the percentage of unemployed people in Longford is 11.14% – compared to a national figure of 5.89%. Longford has  almost double the average rate of unemployment. Top Ten Towns for Worst Unemployment Rathnew