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:
Newcastle West 91.33%
New Ross 90.96%