Category: Census

Tipperary – 3rd in Worst Towns List

Tipperary town came third in our chart of worst place to live in Ireland . Based on census 2006  information we have compiled a top 20 best and worst places to live in Ireland. Of course people will disagree with these positions – but thay are based on facts and figures like unemployment, housing, lone parents and education.

Rathnew – is this the worst place to live in Ireland?

Rathnew in Wicklow came out top of our table of the towns with some of the worst statistics on the 2006 Census. The population of Rathnew is 1849 Unemployment is 11.07% – almost double the National Average of 5.92%) and 7.01% of the workforce are unable to work because of ill health – about 50%

Irish Census Information from 1901 and 1911

There are millions of people all over the world with Irish ancestors – now they can search the 1901 and the 1911 Irish census records online. The National Archives of Ireland website contains all the 1901 and 1911 census information. You can even view the original census forms .  Census Site

Bucks of Oranmore

Oranmore – as made famous in the song “The Galway Shawl” came fifth in our league table of the BEST towns in Ireland to live. Our top 20 chart was based on census figures from 2006 and was compiled using statistics on Education, Housing, Lone Parents, IT, Unemployment to analyse all the towns. Only towns

Greystones makes top Five Towns in Ireland

Greystones came fifth in our league table of the BEST towns in Ireland . Our top 20 chart was based on census figures from 2006 and was compiled using statistics on Education, Housing, Lone Parents, IT, Unemployment to analyse all the towns. Only towns with populations over 1500 were included.At the 2006 census – the

New Ross 5th Worst Town

New Ross came fifth in our top 20 Worst towns in Ireland . Our chart was based on census figures from 2006 and used statistics on Education, Housing, Lone Parents, IT, Unemployment to analyse all the towns with populations over 1500.At the 2006 census – the population of New Ross was 7709 .The  unemployment rate