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Saorvew – Freeview – RTE Digital TV in Ireland

Saorview is RTÉ’s free to air digital terrestial television (DTT) service. EU rules mean that the current analogue ( arial based TV ) signals have to be turned off in October 2012. Saorview is a mixed language word – with Saor meaning Free . Pronounced Sair or Seer...
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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...
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Lonley and Alone in Dungloe ?

Dungloe  (An Clochán Liath) in Donegal is the town in Ireland with the highest percentage of single person households. Census figures show that 40.37% of households in Dungloe are occupied by just one person. (174 out of 431) Other towns with high percentages of people living alone: Swinford, Mayo...
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Most Popular Towns for Polish

20 Most popular towns for Poles in Ireland People born in Poland but living in Ireland numbered 96042 at the last census in 2006. Some Irish towns have higher percentages of Polish residents than others – these are the 20 with the highest percentages of Poles Millstreet, Cork...
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Rural Ireland has Least Mortgages

House Owners with No Mortgage. People living in Rural areas of Ireland are more likely to have no mortgage outstanding on their home. In the 2006 census 46.48% of rural dwellers owned their home and had no mortgage outstanding on it. Of the towns with a population over...
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Rathcoole short of children?

Rathcoole has the least children in Ireland With just 13.66 percent of the population of Rathcoole aged 14 or less – the townt has the lowest percentage of under 15s out of all the large towns in Ireland (towns over 1500 population). The ten towns with the lowest...
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