The 2006 census asked people if they were of Traveller background. In Tuam Co Galway –  7.81% of the town answered Yes – the highest percentage in Ireland. The town with the second highest concentration of Travellers is Longford at 4.63%. Other popular towns for travellers are: Birr  – 4.15% Ballinasloe   3.2% Ballina   2.83% Tullamore