Singles in Galway
Of all the towns in Ireland with a population over 1500 – Galway has the highest proportion of single people. In Galway City 72% of the people over 15 are single (includes separated and widowed).
Kinsealy – Drinan is not far behind at 71.6% and Swinford in County Mayo is third in the singles ranking with 71.2%.
The figure for the proportion of single people in country as a whole is 63% .
The towns with the lowest percentage of singles are Malahide, Newcastle and Portmarnock – all with just over 55% of the population single