Category: Best Places in Ireland

Best Broadband Speeds in Ireland

On the website – they run thousands of speed tests for internet users all over the world. They store and analyze the data – so they can compare the results from different internet providers. For Ireland – they  worked out the top 5 Internet Service providers based on Best Broadband Speeds in 2016. The

Best Towns In Galway

Towns in Galway have been ranked third in Ireland based on their economic strength in relation to the collapse of the celtic tiger in the past six years. The national  advisory body, Teagasc, ranked 300 towns and villages across the 26 counties in a surveys examining how the recession has affected population centres across the

Top 40 Places to Visit in Ireland

This is a list of the top 40 most visited tourist attractions in Ireland , (figures from 2011) Being popular is not a guarantee that  it will be  a good attraction – but it helps. The top attraction for tourists is once again the Guinness Storehouse. The visit by Barack Obama in 2012 will have

Best Restaurants in Ireland

There are a few Irish restaurants in the the Bib Gourmand list in the 2013 Michelin Guide for Great Britain and Ireland. The Bib Gourmand is awarded to restaurants which provide value for money – the current limit is €40 for three courses. New entries for 2013 included the Courthouse Restaurant in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan;

Sunday Times Top 20 Irish Schools 2013

Each year the Sunday Times produces a table of the top secondary schools in Ireland . They haven’t got much information to help them determine the best schools since Leaving Cert results aren’t published .  So they rank the schools on the percentage of pupils going to University.  This may not be a good indicator

Best Railway Stations in Ireland

Westport in Co Mayo was  named the  Best Train Station in Ireland at the annual Iarnród Éireann Best Station Awards (June 2013) Westport is used to getting awards – the town won the Irish Times ” Best place in Ireland to live” competition .  Westport came out on top in the four criteria which were: