Monthly Archives: September 2016

Infrastructure Priorities: What to Invest in and Where?

Though the media attention is now largely focussed on what is in Budget 2017 and how it affects individuals, an interesting conference on investment in Ireland’s infrastructure took place on 27th September. Infrastructure Ireland, organised by Eolas, convened a range … Continue reading

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Local Property Tax in the Western Region

Local Property Tax (LPT) data for each county is released regularly by Revenue and includes information on the number of properties, the compliance rate and the amount of LPT collected.  While data is available to June 2016, because collection for … Continue reading

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Census 2016: Preliminary findings on housing stock and vacancy rates. What has been happening in the Western Region?

A previous blog post Census 2016 Preliminary Results – What does it say about the Western Region? provided some headline figures on population and migration data in 2016 and changes since 2011. Here I examine two further aspects; housing stock … Continue reading

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