Category: Worst Places

Food Outlets Closed for Safety Reasons

Ten food businesses inIreland were forced to close in February 2013 because of breaches of food safety legislation. Businesses closed under the FSAI Act 1998 were: Amerta Chinese Restaurant, 1 Clifton Avenue, Monkstown, Co Dublin German Cakes and Snacks (restaurant), 15 Percival Street, Kanturk, Cork Imperial Chinese Restaurant, 3-4 The Spa, Mallow, Cork Asian European

Most Deprived Places in Ireland

Using data from the 2011 Census – Pobal have created the “HP Deprivation Index ” They  looked at certain census data broken down by  Electoral District- and scored every district on it’s relative level of deprivation  or affluence using information such as Unemployment , Home Ownership , Education , Type of Jobs, Lone Parent numbers

Rathkeale to get €88000 Funding

Ballina, Co. Mayo, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath and Rathkeale, Co. Limerick are being given €88000 each  as part of the  RAPID  scheme (Revitalising Areas by Planning Investment and Development) The total  €440,000 is to come form the Dormant Accounts Funding The Dormant Accounts legislation targets three broad categories of persons

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.

Kerry Unfinished Estates and the Household Tax

This is a list of the housing estates in Kerry that are classed as unfinished in relation to the Household Charge waiver. Anyone living in one of these estates will be given a waiver from the household charge for 2012. Owners must still register for the household charge but claim the waiveron the basis that

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