Ten Most Godless Irish Towns

January 22, 2008 at 12:02 am 1 comment

One in every nine people in Kenmare, County Kerry, has no religion, and the ten most godless Irish towns are in Kerry, Cork, Wicklow, Kildare, Waterford, Limerick and Galway. Here are the top ten, based on the Census Statistics. >>>

Ten Most Godless Irish Towns

  • 11.1% – Kenmare, County Kerry (1,701 people, 188 of no religion)
  • 9.7% – Kinsale, County Cork (3,141 people, 397 of no religion)
  • 8.6% – An Daingeann, County Kerry (1,920 people, 166 of no religion)
  • 7.8% – Bray, County Wicklow (31,901 people, 2,478 of no religion)
  • 7.7% – Maynooth, County Kildare (10,715 people, 824 of no religion)
  • 7.6% – Greystones, County Wicklow (14,569 people, 1,111 of no religion)
  • 7.0% – Dunmore East, County Waterford (1,547 people, 109 of no religion)
  • 6.6% – Annacotty, County Limerick (1,839 people, 122 of no religion)
  • 6.5% – Maigh Cuilinn, County Galway (1,237 people, 81 of no religion)
  • 6.5% – Skibbereen, County Cork (2,338 people, 153 of no religion)

The average for the State is 4.4% (approx 4.2m people, approx 70,000 of no religion). The actual average is probably higher, for reasons explained here.


Entry filed under: Culture, Ireland.

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