Category: People

Top 15 Most Populated Towns in Ireland

The total population of Ireland at the 2006 census was 4.24 Million Of those – 61% were living in towns or cities (2,574,313) and 39%  were living  in rural Ireland. (1,665,535) Top 15  Population Figures of Irish Towns and Cities 2006 Census 1. Greater Dublin  1,045,769  24.7% of the population. 2. Cork City  190,384 (4.49%)

Obama Dublin Concert – No Tickets Required

A  concert in honour of Barack Obama will be held on College Green in Dublin on Monday May 23rd The show is scheduled to run for more than two hours, and gates into the concert will open at 2pm. It is a free concert open to the public and tickets are not needed. The final

Obama Dates for Irish Visit

Barack Obama’s visit to Ireland – to his ancestral roots in Moneygall – American President Barack Obama will arrive in Ireland on Monday 23rd May. During the visit he will address 5,000 people outside the schoolhouse where his ancestors were educated in Moneygall, Co Offaly. For security reasons, there will be no parking in the

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

Carrick on Suir – another bad Tipperary Town?

Carrick-on-Suir was the fourth worst town in our chart of the worst place to live in Ireland . Based on census 2006 information we have compiled a top 20 list of the best and worst places to live in  Ireland. Of course people will disagree with these positions – but they are based on facts

Muslims in Ireland

The 2006 census figures show that  Muslims in Ireland make up  0.767% of the population. (32539 out of a total population of 4239848) A breakdown of religions was carried out on the Irish towns with more than 5000 people. Of all these towns – Cavan Town  has the highest percentage of Muslims in Ireland –