2009 a new local authority charge was intruduced in Ireland. It is
a charge on any residential property (unit) that is not the main
residence of the owner. The charge is a flat rate of €200
. The charge is per dwelling - so a block of 30 apartments owned by
one person or company - will incur a charge of €6000 Euro.
(the government don't like to call it a tax) - is payable by non residents
as well as Irish residents. If you live in the UK and own a holiday
home in Ireland - you will be liable for the charge.