Category: Waterford City

Unsafe Drinking Water in Irish Towns

E Coli in the Water Supply  in Several Irish Towns A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency shows that there are a few places in Ireland with E Coli in the drinking water . E Coli is usually derived from faeces – human or animal – and can cause severe illness and possibly death

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

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