If Paddy Reilly came back to Ballyjamesduff he would probably work in manufacturing. Just over 37% of the workforce are employed in manufacturing in the Cavan town – compared to Irish average of just 11.6%. Cavan Crystal and Liffey Meats probably account for many of these jobs. Ballyhaunis in Mayo is second – with 31.8%
Sales Workers in Malahide Irish Census 2006 figures show that Malahide has the largest percentage of it’s workforce in the country employed in Sales. In Malahide 19.2% of workers are employed in sales – this just beats nearby Portmanock with 19.1%. Unemployment in Malahide is only 2.6% – well below the national average of 5.31%. Of
Lone Mothers Carndonagh in Donegal and Tipperary and Cashel in Tipperary are the top 3 towns in Ireland for lone mothers. All these towns have just over 25% of household units headed by lone mothers. Longford, Dingle Carrick on Suir , Enniscorthy and Castleblaney are close behind – all with over 23% of lone mother households.
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
Census figures show that the town of Portrane has the highest percentage of people who are unable to work because of illness or disability. The figures show that 20.75% of the workforce are in this category. The average for the whole of Ireland is just 4.1% – so Portrane’s population is almost 5 times more
Construction Workers in Ireland The building and construction sector accounts for 8.69% of all the employment in Ireland – according to responses in the 2006 Census. Some towns depend much more on construction for jobs than others – and could be harder hit if the slowdown in house building continues. Gort – in Galway