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Irish Counties

Some statistics on the population of each county in Ireland (north and south) and the county town (administrative centre for each county). Usually the county town is also the largest town.

Figures given to the nearest 10,000 for county and nearest 1000 for town.

County
County Town
Largest Town

Antrim - 560,000

Belfast - 280,000

Belfast

Armagh - 142,000

Armagh

Craigavon - 65,000

Carlow - 42,000

Carlow - 15,000

Carlow

Cavan - 53,000

Cavan - 6000

Cavan

Clare - 94,000

Ennis - 18,000

Ennis

Cork - 475,000

Cork City - 180,000

Cork City

Derry - 213,000

Derry City - 72,000

Derry City

Donegal - 130,000

Letterkenny - 12,000

Letterkenny

Down - 455,000

Bangor - 53,000

Bangor

Dublin - 1,154,000

Dublin City - 960,000

Dublin

Fermanagh - 54,000

Enniskillen - 11,000

Enniskillen

Galway - 187,000

Galway City - 57,000

Galway City

Kerry - 126,000

Tralee - 20,000

Tralee

Kildare - 135,000

Naas - 14,000

Naas

Kilkenny - 75,000

Kilkenny - 19,000

Kilkenny

Laois - 53,000

Portlaoise - 9,000

Portlaoise

Leitrim - 25,000

Carrick-on-Shannon
2,000

Carrick-on-Shannon

Limerick - 190,000

Newcastle West

Limerick

Longford - 30,000

Longford - 7,000

Longford

Louth - 92,000

Dundalk Town
30,000

Dundalk

Mayo - 112,000

Castlebar

Ballina - 9,000

Meath - 110,000

Navan - 13,000

Navan

Monaghan - 51,000

Monaghan - 6,000

Monaghan

Offaly - 60,000

Tullamore - 10,000

Tullamore

Roscommon - 52,000

Roscommon

Boyle

Sligo - 56,000

Sligo - 19,000

Sligo

Tipperary - 134,000

Nenagh

Clonmel - 16,000

Tyrone - 153.000

Omagh - 17,000

Omagh

Waterford - 52,000

Dungarven

Waterford City
44,000

Westmeath - 92,000

Mullingar

Athlone - 16,000

Wexford - 104,000

Wexford - 16,000

Wexford

Wicklow - 103,000

Wicklow

Bray - 28,000