Annacotty has Lowest Unemployment Rate in Ireland: The town of Annacotty had just 2% of the workforce classified as unemployed in the 2006 census. But only 67% of the total workforce are in work – which is not the highest in the country. Kinsealy – Drinan holds that position – with 78.82% of it’s possible
Lone Mothers Carndonagh in Donegal and Tipperary and Cashel in Tipperary are the top 3 towns in Ireland for lone mothers. All these towns have just over 25% of household units headed by lone mothers. Longford, Dingle Carrick on Suir , Enniscorthy and Castleblaney are close behind – all with over 23% of lone mother households.
Construction Workers in Ireland The building and construction sector accounts for 8.69% of all the employment in Ireland – according to responses in the 2006 Census. Some towns depend much more on construction for jobs than others – and could be harder hit if the slowdown in house building continues. Gort – in Galway