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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...
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Annacotty – 4th Best Town in Ireland

Annacotty came fourth in our league table of the BEST towns in Ireland . Our chart is based on census figures from 2006 and was compiled using statistics on Education, Housing, Lone Parents, IT, Unemployment . Only towns with populations over 1500 were included.At the 2006 census –...
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Top Ten Towns for Home Ownership

Owner Occupiers In Ireland just over 28% of all housing is rented – either from Private landlords or local Authorities. Seventy two percent of homes ore owned. This is similar to 2004 figures from the UK of 30% of rented dwellings. According to figures from the Irish 2006...
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Oranmore people best educated in Ireland?

 Oranmore has the best-educated residents in Ireland. Analysing figures from the 2006 census released yesterday – reveals that Oranmore in Co Galway has the highest percentage of graduates living there. 38.35% have a degree or higher and 53.3% of Oranmore residents who have completed their education – have...
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Biggest Broadband Uptake in Ireland

Malahide has the highest broadband uptake rate in Ireland. The percentage of households in Malahide with broadband internet access is the highest of all large towns in Ireland – at 46.34%. Malahide also has the second highest rate of PC ownership – at 78.05% of households owning at...
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Central Heating Figures

Some of the housing in Irish towns is fairly old and basic. The census in 2006 asked people to indicate if their home had central heating – the results show that the town with the largest percentage of houses without central heating is Bantry in County Cork ....
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