Category: Tipperary

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 . (They couldn’t use the name Freeview

Tipperary – 3rd in Worst Towns List

Tipperary town came third in our chart of worst place to live in Ireland . Based on census 2006  information we have compiled a top 20 best and worst places to live in Ireland. Of course people will disagree with these positions – but thay are based on facts and figures like unemployment, housing, lone parents and education.

Septic Tank Registration and Inspections

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. 

Trim and Tidy Towns In Ireland

Trim has been named Ireland’s cleanest town out of  53 towns and cities that entered a Litter League . Swords came second with  Killarney in  third place, Cavan 4th and  Dun Laoghaire 5th The rest of the Litter League results are listed below. 6 Wexford Clean to European Norms 7 Youghal Clean to European Norms

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

Where are the Lowest House Prices in Ireland

A recent DAFT report  listed the average asking prices for houses  in the first 3 months of 2011. The figures are given in the table below – for 4 Bedroomed Houses. County Leitrim had the lowest average prices and Co.  Roscommon had the next lowest. The average asking price of a 4 bedroomed house in