Category: Ireland

Tipperary lags behind in Information Technology

The town of Tipperary is behind the rest of Ireland when it comes to Information Technolgy. Census 2006 figures showed that  just 11.4% of Tipperary households had broadband and 71.84% of households had no internet access at all. This is the highest percentage of any town in Ireland  (National average 51.7%) Also – just 36.35% of

Top Ten Towns for Home Ownership

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

Irish Towns without Lithuanians or Poles

No Lithuanians or Poles: These four Irish towns – according to the 2006 census – were the only towns without a single Polish born or a Lithuanian born resident. It seems strange that these 4 towns should be avoided in this way. Is there something strange about these towns or something different? Ballyragget, Kilkenny Fethard,