Ten Most Catholic Irish Cities and Counties

January 23, 2008 at 12:01 am Leave a comment

Roscommon is the most Roman Catholic county in Ireland, and Limerick is the only Irish city with more than the national average of Catholics. Here are the ten most Catholic Irish cities and counties. >>>

Ten Most Catholic Irish Cities and Counties

  • 92.4% – County Roscommon (58,768 people, 54,302 are Catholic)
  • 92.3% – County South Tipperary(83,221 people, 76,813 are Catholic)
  • 92.2% – County Mayo (123,839 people, 114,215 are Catholic)
  • 91.9% – County Limerick (131,516 people, 120,903 are Catholic)
  • 91.8% – County Galway (159,256 people, 146,143 are Catholic)
  • 91.5% – County North Tipperary (66,023 people, 60,401 are Catholic)
  • 91.3% – County Offaly (70,868 people, 64,737 are Catholic)
  • 90.9% – County Waterford (62,213 people, 56,564 are Catholic)
  • 90.3% – County Kilkenny (87,558 people, 79,103 are Catholic)
  • 90.1% – County Westmeath (79,346 people, 71,501 are Catholic)

The average for the State is 86.8% (approx 4.2m people, approx 3.7m Catholics).

More than National Average of Catholics

  • 90%-89.6%% – Counties Longford, Wexford and Meath
  • 89.6% – Limerick City
  • 89.6%-86.8% – Counties Louth, Laois, Carlow, Leitrim, Kerry, Cork, Clare, Kildare, Sligo and Monaghan

Entry filed under: Culture, Ireland, Religion.

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I also write Bionic Bohs, a blog about following Bohemians football club in the 1970s.


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