Category: Galway City

Westport Workers get a Longer Lie in

According to census 2006 figures on the time that people leave the house to go to work – Westport has the highest percentage of workers who don’t leave the house until after 9.30 am. (Out of all towns with more than 5000 population) 298 workers in Westport out of 2013 (1.48%) said in the census

Rental Accommodation – Longford has the most

Towns with the most rented dwellings in Ireland: Out of all the towns with a population over 1500 – these are the top 10 for rented occupation : (The average for the country is  28.11%) Longford 47.26% Ballaghaderreen  47.14  Carrick-on-Shannon  45.67 Skibbereen  45.28 Galway City  43.63 Ballyhaunis  43.35 An Daingean  41.86 Cavan  40.74 New Ross 

Oranmore people best educated in Ireland?

 Oranmore has the best-educated residents in Ireland. Analysing figures from the 2006 census released yesterday – reveals that Oranmore in Co Galway has the highest percentage of graduates living there. 38.35% have a degree or higher and 53.3% of Oranmore residents who have completed their education – have a 3rd level qualification. The next best

Rathcoole short of children?

Rathcoole has the least children in Ireland With just 13.66 percent of the population of Rathcoole aged 14 or less – the townt has the lowest percentage of under 15s out of all the large towns in Ireland (towns over 1500 population). The ten towns with the lowest percentage of children under 15 are: Rathcoole

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

Most Singles in Galway

Singles in Galway Of all the towns in Ireland with a population over 1500 – Galway has the highest proportion of single people.  In Galway City  72% of the people over 15 are single (includes separated and widowed).  Kinsealy – Drinan is not far behind at 71.6%  and Swinford in County Mayo is third in