Dáil Éireann - Volume 363 - 12 February, 1986

Written Answers. - Local Authority Service Charges.

69. Mr. Connolly asked the Minister for the Environment the total amount levied per house in service charges in each county council and urban council for the years 1984 and 1985; and the total amount levied for each year.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Kavanagh): The amount levied per house for service charges in 1984 and in 1985 is included in the following tabular statement. The total estimated income from domestic charges, in so far as it can be separately identified in local authority estimates for 1984 and 1985 amounted to £29.3 million and £27.8 million respectively.

County Councils

1984

Total Charge per House

1985

Total Charge per House

£

£

Carlow

90

90

Cavan

51

100

Clare

75

75

Cork   North

65

71.5

[2409][2410]South

55 - 65 - 75 (Val based)

62.5 - 72.5 - 82.50 (Val based)

West

67

74.5

Donegal

40

40

Dublin

30

30

Galway

65 - 75¹

65 - 75¹

Kerry

70

70

Kildare

50

50

Kilkenny

55

55

Laoighis

70

70

Leitrim

35

38

Limerick

40 - 65 (Val based)

42.5 - 70 (Val based)

Longford

58

65

Louth

20 - 30²

20 - 30²

Mayo

55

55

Meath

50

50

Monaghan

40

40

Offaly

50

50

Roscommon

30 - 40

45

Sligo

55

75

Tipperary N.R.

86

90

Tipperary S.R.

77

77

Waterford

87

87

Westmeath

80

88

Wexford

53

56

Wicklow

45

45

County Borough Corporation

Cork

40 - 95 (Val based)

50 - 100 (Val based)

Dublin

30 - 50 (Val based)

30 - 50 (Val based)

Limerick

50

No charge

Waterford

27 - 75 (Val based)

25 - 75 (Val based)

Urban District Council

1984

Total Charge per House

1985

Total Charge per House

£

£

Arklow

33-55 (Val based)

33-44-55 (Val based)

Athlone

80

88

Athy

50

50

Ballina

63

65

Ballinasloe

30

30

Birr

50

50

Bray

61-67 (Val based)

11-17 (Val based)

Buncrana

40

40

Bundoran

40

40

Carlow

90

90

Carrickmacross

No charge

40

Carrick-on-Suir

35

35

Cashel

40

40

Castlebar

75

75

Castleblayney

40

40

Cavan

45

45

Ceanannus Mor

45

30

Clonakilty

57

54

Clones

40

40

Clonmel

25

25

Cobh

50

50

Drogheda

No Charge

No Charge

Dundalk

No Charge

No Charge

[2411][2412]Dungarvan

25

25

Dún Laoghaire

30-70 (Val based)

30-50-70 (Val based)

Ennis

40

40

Enniscorthy

25

25

Fermoy

50

50

Galway

35

38

Kilkenny

71

65

Killarney

40-70 (Val based)

40-60 (Val based)

Kilrush

40

40

Kinsale

50

50

Letterkenny

40

40

Listowel

40

40

Longford

53

65

Macroom

50

50

Mallow

50

50

Midleton

50

50

Monaghan

40

£3 per £1 val (Min £15 Max £60)

Naas

25

50

Navan

30

30

Nenagh

33

36

New Ross

40

40

Skibbereen

50

50

Sligo

No Charge

No Charge

Templemore

55

55

Thurles

50

41.60/46.80/52.50 (Val based)

Tipperary

35

35

Tralee

30

30

Trim

30

30

Tullamore

45

50

Westport

65

60

Wexford

25

25

Wicklow

50

50

Youghal

50

55

Note:

“Val based” = Valuation based.

¹ Galway County Council's charge is £65 per house where refuse collection is fortnightly and £75 where such collection is weekly.

² Louth County Council's charge of £20 is for refuse only. The charge of £30 is where the house is also supplied with water.