Ireland’s Best Towns to Work From Home 2022 – Study


This week in the news section of the Irish Home Show podcast, I discussed the lastest study from comparison website, They’ve announced the results of “Ireland’s Best Towns to Work From Home”.

They compared towns across Ireland for their broadband and 5G access, plus a host of other variables such as access to gyms, leisure and outside spaces, schools, GPs and amenities, and house prices.

Top 10 towns and cities to work from home in Ireland – 2022

The top five were:

  1. Castlebar
  2. Leixlip
  3. Navan
  4. Galway
  5. Longford
  6. Gorey
  7. Clonmel
  8. Mallow
  9. Portmarnock
  10. Sligo

Best Places to Keep Fit And Healthy

They also compared the top 5 towns for Healthy Lifestyles which included: Gorey, Malahide, Castlebar, Longford and Ballina. These towns had a higher number of gyms, leisure centres and parks per 1,000 people in the town.

Best Place to Work From Home With A Family

The best places to work form home with a family, areas with good schools, GP surgeries and low crime, included: Castlebar, Arklow, Midletown, Cobh and Enniscorthy.

Worst Places to Live (for Broadband and 5G)

Unfortunately some towns had to be last on the list. For the towns with the worst broadband and 5G access, they found were:

  1. Shannon
  2. Cobh
  3. Celbridge
  4. Skerries
  5. Tullamore

Read the Full Study over at