Category: Kilkenny

Tidy Towns 2010

Tidy Towns Competition 2010 Kilkenny city was named Ireland’s Tidiest Large Urban this year with the judges noting that it was “hard to find fault” with the city. Killarney, Co Kerry, was deemed Ireland’s Tidiest Large Town for 2010 The recent IBAL table of Litter though- had Kilkenny at 22 and  Killarney at 7  –

IBAL Litter League Table 2010

IBAL – The Irish Business Against Litter – have released their latest results on the litter in  50 towns and cities in Ireland. Wexford came out as the cleanest place out of the 50 places in the survey – with Tallaght coming out as the worst Litter Blackspot. Of course – there could be towns

Litter League – the worst Towns in Ireland

Tallaght is the dirtiest town in Ireland – that’s according to “Irish Business Against Litter ”  They are an alliance of companies who say they share a sharing a belief that continued economic prosperity  is contingent on a clean, litter-free environment. As part of the IBAL Anti-Litter League, An Taisce monitors all towns of population

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