Category: Westport

Westport Wins Irish Times Best Place to Live 2012

WESTPORT in County Mayo has won a competition in the Irish Times to find the best place to live in Ireland. Judges chose Westport from a shortlist that included Cork city; Ardara, Co Donegal; Killarney, and Rathmines in Dublin. Westport has a population of 5,500,

Best Places to Live in Ireland 2012

According to the Irish Times – these are the best places to live in Ireland 2012 . Best Village : ARDARA, CO DONEGAL – the judges noted that it “makes the best of what it has and it has a lot for a relatively small place – schools, good shops – and it’s hard to

Irish Times Best Place to Live in Ireland

The Irish Times are running a competition to find the Best Place to Live in Ireland. From early April until late May, the competition attracted just 563 entries from the public. The paper has narrowed it down to a list of 25 places which are in the running for the overall award. They include five

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

Unfinished Ghost Estates and the Household Charge

We are still waiting for the list of unfinished estates that will be exempt from the 2012 Household Charge. The total number of estates is expected to be less than 1300. The Irish Independent seems to think it will be less than 300 estates. It is important to note – that even if your house