Residents in Donegal least compliant when it comes to Household charge

Residents in Donegal are the least compliant in the country when it comes to paying the household charge - with just 55% paying so far.

But those in a part of South Dublin are the most compliant when it comes to paying the household charge.

85 percent of those living in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown local authority area have now paid the charge.

1.1 million homes have now been registered - still well shy of the 1.6 million homes estimated by the government.

Junior Environment Minister Fergus O'Dowd has refused to say in the Dáil if people will have to pay the household charge in January and the property charge from July:

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