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16-11-2018, 19:31   #16
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Dublin 15 get lots for that budget why commute so long. Waste of lifes short time and family time
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16-11-2018, 19:40   #17
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Edenderry in Co Offaly is very easy to commute from and many do daily. It has all the main supermarkets, excellent schools and is close to many other large towns such as mullingar tullamore portlaoise athlone newbridge and naas. It has an increasing vibrancy to it and is definitely on the up.
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16-11-2018, 20:28   #18
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Personally, I would go for a 2 bed apartment somewhere in the Dublin suburbs but that may not be an option for you.
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Bettysttown Mornington Dunboyne Dunshauglin you wouldn't get much in commuitable distsnce in Wicklow for that money.

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Personally, even with kids I'd go smaller and closer to the city. Urban coastal village apartments within Dublin are going to be very sought after in a few years time. 2 bed apartment in Portmarnock @250k for instance. DART is already there and services bound to improve as the demand is easier to meet with infrastructure already there.



Portmarnock is somewhere I'd buy as an investment if I had the lollies.
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16-11-2018, 22:00   #21
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Incorrect.

I currently live in Leixlip. It’s very commutable by public transport within an hour, even at rush hour.

It’s not a bad place to live either..... the past 24 hours excepted!
Ah the old, "its not true for me, ergo it's not true for everyone else".

I live in Dublin 18 and it regularly takes me 90 minutes to get to work in the IFSC.

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Portlaoise is pretty good these days. Trains all the time or drive in and get to park and ride easy. Get a nice house for less too. I think the days of knackers there are mostly gone.
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My colleague lives in Co Carlow. It takes the same length of time for him to drive home, as it takes me to get the luas home. Some nights he is home before me. So, if driving, Carlow/Kilkenny could be an option. Another guy I work with gets the train to and from Kilkenny town everyday.
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Lad I work with commutes from Tullamore by train, and his journey is quicker than my bus journey from tallaght to city centre!
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how are you going to commute? Public transport or car.
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Portlaoise is pretty good these days. Trains all the time or drive in and get to park and ride easy. Get a nice house for less too. I think the days of knackers there are mostly gone.
I moved to monasterevin from Dublin a while ago, I still work in Dublin, and it takes me 40 mins To get to work. When I lived in Dublin it used to take me 30-35 mins In the car. It's quiet here compared to where i used to live in dublin . kildare town, Newbridge and naas close enough, and only 2 euro on a bus To go anywhere in kildare.
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I'm thinking 70-80 mins max door to door public transport
Thanks very much for the suggestions so far
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South side of Drogheda, Julianstown, Gormanstown, nice, all professional families.
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Louth: Dundalk definitely too far away. Not a huge fan of Drogheda.
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My missus has commuted to IFSC and Grand Canal areas from Dundalk for the past eight years with Matthews without an issue. Her journey time is similar to her colleagues in Walkinstown, Castleknock, Terenure etc thanks to the port tunnel. Wouldn’t discount it.
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I moved to monasterevin from Dublin a while ago, I still work in Dublin, and it takes me 40 mins To get to work. When I lived in Dublin it used to take me 30-35 mins In the car. It's quiet here compared to where i used to live in dublin . kildare town, Newbridge and naas close enough, and only 2 euro on a bus To go anywhere in kildare.
Do you take public transport? Thanks
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