Category: Swinford

County Mayo Tesco Delivery

With new Tesco shops opened in Swinford and Ballinrobe – and the existing Tesco stores in Claremorris, Westport, Castlebar and Ballina – you would think that most of Co. Mayo could get Tesco online shopping deliveries. It looks like it is still just the Castlebar store that does the deliveries  – so only homes within

Mayo Estates Exempt from Household Charge

Exempt from Household Charge in County Mayo People living on the list of estates below will not have to pay the household charge of €100 in 2012. Official list . Jan 2012 Barley Hill Court Castlebar Road Bohola Beechpark Convent Road Claremorris Belleek Manor Belleek Road Ballina Black Oak Rise Barrick Hill Newport Bracklaboy Village

Paying Household Charge at Council Offices

According to the Household Charge website – people who don’t want to register or pay online should be able to get registration forms and make payments at their local County Council or City Council offices. See more here about the new Household Charge which is payable by all home owners from Jan 2012. We did

Unsafe Drinking Water in Irish Towns

E Coli in the Water Supply  in Several Irish Towns A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency shows that there are a few places in Ireland with E Coli in the drinking water . E Coli is usually derived from faeces – human or animal – and can cause severe illness and possibly death

Disability Figures

9.3% of the population of Ireland stated that they had some type of disability in the 2006 Census. The town with the highest percentage of people with a disability is Portrane – with 27.4% of the population. The presence of a fairly large hospital in a small town would easily raise the percentages. Portrane has a

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 40.14 Manorhamilton, Leitrim 35.34 Foxford, Mayo 33.64