All owners of domestic wastewater treatment systems in Ireland (including septic tanks) will be required to register their systems with their water services authority. There will be a registration fee, which will be set at €5 for the first three months of the registration period and €50 thereafter, It is not yet possible to register.
Residents of certain unfinished estates will not have to pay the Household Charge of €100 in 2012. This is a list of the unfinished estates in County Meath that are exempt from the Household Charge this year. More details about the Household Charge here Beaufort Place Abbeylands Navan Brackinrainey Wood Main Street Longwood Churchfields Kealahill
Census 2006 figures released last week – show that Ballina in Mayo has 92.9% of it’s population that stated their religion was Roman Catholic. Of all the towns with more than 5000 population – Ballina was the town with the highest percentage of Catholics. The total percentage of Catholics in Ireland as a whole is
Good Health The people of Stamullen appear to be the healthiest in Ireland – according to analysis of 2006 Census figures. The percentage of people in Stamullen who stated that had some degree of physical or mental disability or impairment – was just 4.6%. This was the lowest out of all towns with populations over
Owner Occupiers In Ireland just over 28% of all housing is rented – either from Private landlords or local Authorities. Seventy two percent of homes ore owned. This is similar to 2004 figures from the UK of 30% of rented dwellings. According to figures from the Irish 2006 census – for towns with populations over
Malahide has the highest broadband uptake rate in Ireland. The percentage of households in Malahide with broadband internet access is the highest of all large towns in Ireland – at 46.34%. Malahide also has the second highest rate of PC ownership – at 78.05% of households owning at least one personal computer. (Portmarnock is top