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Newcastle West (Irish: an Caisleán Nua Thiar) or simply Newcastle (an Caisleán Nua, formerly anglicized Castlenoe) is a town in west County Limerick, Ireland. It is the largest town in the county, excluding Limerick city, and sits on the River Arra which flows into the River Deel. Newcastle West is in the middle of a great bowl-shaped valley in West Limerick, known one time as the valley of the Wild Boar, apparently due to the abundance of this animal here when the area was thickly wooded. The crest of the town carries the image of a wild boar. Newcastle West is on the N21 road from Limerick to Tralee, between Rathkeale and Abbeyfeale.

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Newcastle West in Ireland offers a unique experience to travellers. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Waterford, Ireland. Attractions in Waterford include House Of Waterford Crystal, Waterford Treasures - Three Museums In The Viking Triangle, Bishops Palace Cafe. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Newcastle West*

  • Pollution Statistics in Newcastle West

    Know the pollution level of Newcastle West before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 34.09 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.36 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 65.91 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36.36 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 34.09 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.5 (Moderate)
  • Newcastle West: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Newcastle West for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Newcastle West.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.3 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.14 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.95 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 34.88 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.26 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 34.3 (Low)
    • Drug offense 64.63 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.56 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.49 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.09 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.05 (Moderate)
  • Living in Newcastle West - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Newcastle West is 156.63 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.77 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.75 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 45.47 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.98 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 38.33 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.07 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 86.6 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Newcastle West

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Newcastle West

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.37 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.65 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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