According to census 2006 figures on the time that people leave the house to go to work – Westport has the highest percentage of workers who don’t leave the house until after 9.30 am. (Out of all towns with more than 5000 population)
298 workers in Westport out of 2013 (1.48%) said in the census that they left their house to go to work after 9.30am. Other towns with high percantages of late risers include Ballina Longford Birr
Castlebar Athlone Galway City Sligo Killarney .
At the opposite end of the scale is Lusk – where only 0.38% of workers manage to get such a good lie in each weekday.