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These Are The Healthiest Towns In Ireland According To New Census Figures

By James Fenton

November 2, 2017 at 2:01pm

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New Census figures released today have revealed the towns in Ireland where residents reported the best and worst health.

Taking into account towns with a population of over 10,000, Malahide in Dublin came out on top with 92.5% of its residents reporting good health. This was followed by Carrigaline in Cork with 92.4% and Maynooth in Kildare with 91.8%. 

The worst bills of health were reported in Longford (2.9%), Tullamore (2.5%) and Wexford (2.5%).

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(source: CSO.ie)

Other results showed that the healthiest administrative county in Ireland is Dún Laoighaire/Rathdown with 89.9% of residents reporting good or very good health followed by Meath with 89.6%.

More facts and figures can be found here

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