Category: Gort

Revenue House Valuation Tool

This is the link to the new Revenue online valuation guidance map which is supposed to help you value your house for the Property Tax https://lpt.revenue.ie/lpt-web/valuation-guide/index.htm The valuations given by Revenue are based on average values in electoral areas. Revenue estimate that based on training data – as little as 47% of properties will be

Galway County – Unfinished Estates with no Household Charge

Owners of properties in the following County Galway estates will avoid the €100 Household Charge for 2012 because they are classed as unfinished estates.  More details about the Household Charge . Homes on two categories of estates will qualify for a Household Charge waiver in 2012 – these are :- Category 3 –  where  a

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

County Galway Speed Camera Vans

These are the roads where the mobile speed or safety cameras will be operating from November 2010 in County Galway. The 45 vans will be covering the whole country – at 600 locations. So dont expect to see a van on the same road every day. You will never know when there could be one

Carcinogens in Drinking Water Supply

The following Irish towns have levels of THM’s which are above the current standard in the Drinking Water Regulations. These standards are being made more strict from Dec 2008 – to 100 migro grams per litre – so these water supplies will be well above the safe levels unless something is done to rectify things. 

Rental Accommodation – Longford has the most

Towns with the most rented dwellings in Ireland: Out of all the towns with a population over 1500 – these are the top 10 for rented occupation : (The average for the country is  28.11%) Longford 47.26% Ballaghaderreen  47.14  Carrick-on-Shannon  45.67 Skibbereen  45.28 Galway City  43.63 Ballyhaunis  43.35 An Daingean  41.86 Cavan  40.74 New Ross