Category: Trim

Historic Walled Towns of Ireland

The history of Ireland can  be best seen  in its Walled Towns. There are some of the  walled towns and villages throughout Ireland that are worth a visit. Ardee, Athenry, Athlone, Bandon,  Cashel, Clonmel, Cork, Drogheda, Dublin, Fethard, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick, New Ross,  Trim, Waterford, Wexford and Youghal. The Viking raiders of the ninth century

IBAL Litter League Table 2010

IBAL – The Irish Business Against Litter – have released their latest results on the litter in  50 towns and cities in Ireland. Wexford came out as the cleanest place out of the 50 places in the survey – with Tallaght coming out as the worst Litter Blackspot. Of course – there could be towns

Cleanest and Dirtiest Towns Ireland

Yet another litter survey by  IBAL  . The 2009 results were released today (Jan 4th 2010)  The  litter survey covers 60 towns with  over 6,000 population . Sites are graded by An Taisce according to international standards. The cleanest town was Bray – whilst the two dirtiest were Limerick and Wicklow. IBAL Anti Litter League

Litter problems in some Irish Towns

The IBAL 2009 results were published this week – IBAL is the Irish Business Against Litter. Certain towns are checked for litter during the year by An Taisce on behalf of IBAL . All towns in Ireland of over 6,000 inhabitants are now covered by the Anti Litter League . Sixty towns in all were

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. 

Edenderry most Early Risers

Edenderry in County Offaly has the highest percentage  of early risers out of all the towns in Ireland with a population of over 5000. According to Census 2006 figures –  18.84% of workers in Edenderry have to leave their house before 6.30am to go to work. (498  workers out of 2963) The top 10 towns