The town that has the least ethnic diversity in Ireland is Stradbally in County Laois – the home of Electric Picnic. Only 2.09% of the population of Stradbally class themselves as having ethnic origins that are not “White Irish”.
Out of 1053 population in the town on census night 2006 there was 1 Traveller, 18 “Other White” and 1 “Black or Black Irish” and 2 “Other Ethnic Origin”. 20 People did not answer the question.
Lowest 10 towns in Ireland for Ethnic Diversity: (percentage that are not “White Irish”)Portlaw, Waterford (4.68%)
Ballyragget, Kilkenny (3.02%)
Lifford, Donegal ( 4.11%)
Graiguenamanagh-Tinnahinch, Carlow/Kilkenny (4.03%)
Clara, Offaly (3.81%)
Raphoe, Donegal 3.41%)
Ballybunion, Kerry (3.29%)
Ferbane, Offaly (3.02%)
Ardnacrusha (Castlebank), Clare (2.83%)
Stradbally, Laois (2.09%)

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