Category: Athenry

Top 10 Schools In Connacht

This is a list of the 10 schools in Connacht with the highest numbers of pupils accepted on university places in 2012.  You could call it a list of the top 10 best schools in Connacht – but high numbers getting into university may not mean the school is a good one – but it’s

Galway County – Unfinished Estates with no Household Charge

Owners of properties in the following County Galway estates will avoid the €100 Household Charge for 2012 because they are classed as unfinished estates.  More details about the Household Charge . Homes on two categories of estates will qualify for a Household Charge waiver in 2012 – these are :- Category 3 –  where  a

Paying Household Charge at Council Offices

According to the Household Charge website – people who don’t want to register or pay online should be able to get registration forms and make payments at their local County Council or City Council offices. See more here about the new Household Charge which is payable by all home owners from Jan 2012. We did

Historic Walled Towns of Ireland

The history of Ireland can  be best seen  in its Walled Towns. There are some of the  walled towns and villages throughout Ireland that are worth a visit. Ardee, Athenry, Athlone, Bandon,  Cashel, Clonmel, Cork, Drogheda, Dublin, Fethard, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick, New Ross,  Trim, Waterford, Wexford and Youghal. The Viking raiders of the ninth century


Athenry is a town about 23km east of Galway city. The population at the 2006 census was 3205  – with 805 family units , In 2006 the unemployment rate was just 5% and 64% of the population were single. About 17% of the Athenry population were born outside Ireland at the time of the 2006

County Galway Speed Camera Vans

These are the roads where the mobile speed or safety cameras will be operating from November 2010 in County Galway. The 45 vans will be covering the whole country – at 600 locations. So dont expect to see a van on the same road every day. You will never know when there could be one