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This Is The Fastest Growing Town In Ireland

By Sharron

May 11, 2017 at 11:45am


New figures released by the Central Statistics Office today say there are now 41 towns across the country who boast a population of 10,000 or more.

Saggart in South County Dublin was named the fastest growing town in Ireland. The population of the South Dublin area sky-rocketed by over 46% since April 2011.


Drogheda remains the largest town in the country. The number of people living in the County Louth area jumped by 6% to almost 41,000 over the last five years. 

The next biggest was Swords in County Dublin followed by another town in County Louth - Dundalk.

Ennis remains the largest town in Munster, Sligo is the biggest in Connacht and Letterkenny tops the list when it comes to towns in Ulster. 

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