Category: Best Places in Ireland

Tipperary – 3rd in Worst Towns List

Tipperary town came third in our chart of worst place to live in Ireland . Based on census 2006  information we have compiled a top 20 best and worst places to live in Ireland. Of course people will disagree with these positions – but thay are based on facts and figures like unemployment, housing, lone parents and education.

Trim and Tidy Towns In Ireland

Trim has been named Ireland’s cleanest town out of  53 towns and cities that entered a Litter League . Swords came second with  Killarney in  third place, Cavan 4th and  Dun Laoghaire 5th The rest of the Litter League results are listed below. 6 Wexford Clean to European Norms 7 Youghal Clean to European Norms

Best Beaches in Ireland

The Blue Flag is an international sign of a good , clean, safe beach. In 2011 – these are the Irish beaches that were awarded Blue Flags…. County Cork Blue Flag Beaches  – Barleycove , Claycastle Garryvoe, Garretstown, Garrylucas, Inchydoney, Owenahincha, Redbarn ,  , Tragumna,  Warren , Youghal front strand. County  Clare Blue Flag Beaches

Where are the Lowest House Prices in Ireland

A recent DAFT report  listed the average asking prices for houses  in the first 3 months of 2011. The figures are given in the table below – for 4 Bedroomed Houses. County Leitrim had the lowest average prices and Co.  Roscommon had the next lowest. The average asking price of a 4 bedroomed house in 

Fastest Broadband Upload Speeds

There is some interesting data collected at about broadband speeds in Ireland. In April 2011 the summary of their Upload speed tests for Ireland showed that Magnet Broadband had the fastest upload speeds out of all the public internet providers. The average upload speed for Magnet was 2.92Mbps. Many people in Ireland would be

Best Schools in County Cork

According to the Sunday Times 2011 Parent Power Survey of Secondary schools in Ireland – these are the top 10 schools in Cork. 1. Presentation Brothers College Mardyke 2. Scoil Mhuire , Cork 3. Colaiste an Phiarsaigh , Glanmire 4. St Mary’s Mallow 5. Mount Mercy College , Cork 6. Colaiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon 7.