Category: Dundalk

Top Ten Cleanest Places in Ireland June 2008

 A Litter League of all towns with more than 6000 population in Ireland had the 1st round of results published today. The top 10 towns were 1 Ennis 2 Greystones 3 Fermoy 4 Portlaoise 5 Howth 6 Dungarvan 7 Dundalk 8 Letterkenny 9 Thurles 10 Clonmel The litter figures are produced by ” Irish Business

Bottom of the School League Tables

The 2007 figures on Irish leaving cert pupils and entry figures for Irish third level institutions show that the average percentage of students going into 3rd level education in Ireland is 75%. (This does not include those going to UK or abroad) There are some schoools where less than 60% of pupils went into Irish

Dirty Old Towns…

Most of the date used on this site is from the Census – but a recent interesting  litter survey was published on all towns in Ireland with more than 6000 population. The littering survey ranked the 50 towns in order of cleanest first, The full table is shown below (From the Irish Business Against Litter). Sligo came

Balbriggan has highest percentage of Africans

Africans in Ireland Of all the towns with a population over 5000 – Balbriggan Co Dublin has the highest concentration of residents of African Ethnic origin. In Balbriggan 5.85% of the population recorded their ethnic origin as African in the 2006 census (890 people). In all of Ireland there were 39734 people of African origin

Population Figures Ireland Census 2006

The total population of Ireland at the 2006 census was 4,239,848 Sixty one percent live in towns or cities (2,574,313) and thirty nine percent live in rural Ireland. (1,665,535) 1,045,769 people live in Greater Dublin – 24.7% of the population.These are the towns outside Dublin with population of more than 20,000Cork City 190384 (4.49%) Limerick