Email Previous article‘Campaign of intimidation’ leads to two jailed for five yearsNext articleTractor drove too slow on motorway admin RENTS in Limerick fell by 3.2% to an average of €688 per month, according to a recent survey by property website, Daft.ie.Nationwide they fell by just over half a percent (0.6%), over the course of 2010.The fall compares with a drop of 15% during 2009. The average rent nationwide now stands at €830, 27% below the 2007 peak.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Advertisement Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Linkedin In Cork and Galway, rents were largely unchanged over the year. In Waterford and Limerick cities, rents fell by between 3% and 4% over the course of 2010.In Munster, rents fell by an average of 1.9% in the final three months of the year, having fallen by 1.1% between June and September.The average rent in Limerick city in the third quarter of 2010 was €690, a fall of €230 from peak levels in 2007. In the rest of the county, rents are €615 on average, down €185 from the peak.Average rents in the cities, Q4 2010Dublin: €1080, up 0.3% during 2010Cork: €824, down 1.9% during 2010Galway: €804, down 0.3% during 2010Waterford: €645, down 4.1% during 2010 Print NewsLocal NewsRents in Limerick average €688 per monthBy admin – February 9, 2011 550
THE Georgetown Football Club (GFC) yesterday made an impressive start to their campaign in the Fruta Conquerors U-19 League when they blanked Eastville FC 3-0 in a Group ‘A’ fixture played at the Tucville Community ground.The young ‘Bourda Blues’ side ended the unbeaten run of Eastville thanks to a Joel Humphrey double in the 14th and 71st minutes and one from Kurtez Kellman in the 57th minute. The game, the first of a double-header, was dominated by GFC.The other match was also easy sailing for Buxton United as they led Tavelle’s Academy 3-0 late in the first half at press time.