Category: Carlow

Unfinished Housing Estates in Carlow

People living in  some unfinished housing estates will be given a waiver  from the Household Charge which came into effect on Jan 1st 2012. (€100 per property a year). This means they won’t have to pay it for a year at least. This is the full  list of unfinished housing estates In County Carlow that

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

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

Unfinished Ghost Estates and the Household Charge

We are still waiting for the list of unfinished estates that will be exempt from the 2012 Household Charge. The total number of estates is expected to be less than 1300. The Irish Independent seems to think it will be less than 300 estates. It is important to note – that even if your house

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 Speedtest.net 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