Census 2006 figures released last week – show that Ballina in  Mayo  has 92.9% of it’s population that stated their religion was Roman Catholic. Of all the towns with more than 5000 population – Ballina was the town with the  highest percentage of Catholics.
The total percentage of Catholics in Ireland as a whole is 86.83%

Top Ten  towns for percentages of Catholic residents:
Ballina  92.9%
Carrick-on-Suir  92.82%
Buncrana  92.54%
Thurles 92.37%
Clonmel  91.99%
Tipperary  91.47%
Dunboyne  91.41%
Newcastle West 91.33%
Mallow  91.24%
New Ross 90.96%

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