Highest percentage of Travellers in Rathkeale

The village of Rathkeale in Limerick has the highest percentage of residents who identified themselves as Travellers in the 2006 census. Over a quarter of the village class themselves as travellers – 26.98% . (395 out of 1464).
The town with the next highest percentage of travellers is Bunclody / Carrickduff in Carlow – where 11.17% of residents had traveler ethnic backgrounds (202 out of 1808)Other towns with high proportions of Travellers :

Abbeyfeale, Limerick (9.36%)
Tuam, Galway (7.76%)
Ballinrobe, Mayo (6.45%)
Ballyhaunis, Mayo (5.38%)
Athenry, Galway (4.76%)
Longford, Longford (4.6%)
Birr, Offaly/North Tipperary 4.05%)
Charleville, Cork (3.55%)

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