Category: Dublin

Towns with the Best Broadband Speeds

According to speed tests carried out on Speedtest.net – between Sept 2008 and MArch 20011 these are the Top 10 towns with  fastest internet download speeds in Ireland 1. Lucan 15.33 Mbps 2. Maynooth  12.84 Mbps 3. Celbridge  11.53 Mbps 4. Swords  11.25  Mbps 5. Kilcock 10.76 Mbps 6. Naas  10.73 Mbps 7. Newbridge 10.68

Dublin Locations of Speed Cameras

Dublin City Speed Cameras Mobile speed cameras are being introduced in Dublin and nationwide to try and  reduce the incidence of fatal and serious injuries and improve road safety. An Garda Síochána, in conjunction with the National Roads Authority have identified secctions of road  where a significant proportion of accidents occurred due to speeding. These

Top 10 Free Visitor Attractions in Ireland

These are the 10 most popular tourist destinations in Ireland – that are FREE. Figures shown are the number of visitors in 2008 . The National Gallery of    742,332 Irish Museum of Modern Art                  440,000 National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology                        380,547 National Museum of Ireland – Arts & History   300,418 Holy Cross Abbey  

Top 20 Tourist Attractions In Ireland

These are the most popular places for visitors in Ireland. Based on visitor numbers for 2008. These are all destinations that charge a fee. The number of visitors is shown next to each attraction. Figures from Failte Ireland Guinness Storehouse            1,038,910 Dublin Zoo                                     932,000 Cliffs of Moher                              808,310 National Aquatic Centre         

Fairtrade Towns in Ireland

The following Irish Towns had Fairtrade status at the end of 2009: Athlone, Ballymun, Baltinglass, Bandon, Bantry, Belfast, Bray, Carlow, Cashel, Castlebar, Clonakilty, Cork, Dublin, Ennis, Galway, Greystones, Kilkenny, Kinsale, Leighlin, Limerick, Longford, Maynooth, Midleton, Mullingar, Newbridge, Newry, Portlaoise, Roscommon, Roscrea, Skibbereen, Sligo, Thurles,  Tralee, Tubbercurry, Waterford, Westport, Wexford These towns in Ireland are working

IBAL Litter League Table 2010

IBAL – The Irish Business Against Litter – have released their latest results on the litter in  50 towns and cities in Ireland. Wexford came out as the cleanest place out of the 50 places in the survey – with Tallaght coming out as the worst Litter Blackspot. Of course – there could be towns