Ten Most Catholic Irish Towns

January 23, 2008 at 12:02 am Leave a comment

97 of every hundred people living in Ferbane, County Offaly, are Roman Catholic, and the ten most Catholic Irish towns are in Offaly, Limerick, Clare, Donegal, Carlow/Kilkenny, Mayo, Cork and Kildare. Here they are. >>>

Ten Most Catholic Irish Towns

  • 96.9% – Ferbane, County Offaly (1,164 people, 1,128 are Catholic)
  • 95.8% – Kilmallock, County Limerick (1,443 people, 1,383 are Catholic)
  • 95.8% – Clara, County Offaly (3,001 people, 2,875 are Catholic)
  • 95.7% – Ardnacrusha (Castlebank), County Clare (1,169 people, 1,119 Catholic)
  • 95.7% – Killybegs, County Donegal (1,280 people, 1,225 are Catholic)
  • 95.6% – Graiguenamanagh-Tinnahinch* (1,376 people, 1,315 are Catholic)
  • 95.5% – Swinford, County Mayo (1,502 people, 1,434 are Catholic)
  • 95.5% – Kanturk, County Cork (1,915 people, 1,828 are Catholic)
  • 95.3% – Derrinturn, County Kildare (1,138 people, 1,084 are Catholic)
  • 95.0% – Rathkeale, County Limerick (1,494 people, 1,420 are Catholic)

* Graiguenamanagh-Tinnahinch overlaps Counties Carlow and Kilkenny.

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

Entry filed under: Culture, Ireland, Religion.

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