Main Irish Towns

he following list lists towns and cities that had a population of over 3000 in 1991

Town

County

Population

Greater Dublin

Dublin

915,516

Belfast City

Armagh

279,237

Cork City

Cork

174,400

Derry City

Derry

101,200

Limerick City

Limerick

75,436

Galway City

Galway

50, 853

Waterford City

Waterford

41, 853

Newtownabbey

Antrim

57,103

Bangor

Down

52,437

Lisburn

Antrim

42,110

Dundalk

Louth

30,061

Balymena

Antrim

28,717

Bray

Wicklow

26,953

Drogheda

Louth

24,656

Newtownards

Down

24,301

Newry

Down

22,975

Carrickfergus

Antrim

21,905

Lurgan

Armagh

21,299

Portadown

Armagh

20,878

Antrim

Antrim

20,721

Sligo

Sligo

17,964

Tralee

Kerry

17,862

Swords

Dublin

17,705

Kilkenny

Kilkenny

17,669

Larne

Antrim

17,575

Omagh

Tyrone

17,280

Ennis

Clare

16058

Clonmel

Tipperary

15,562

Wexford

Wexford

15,393

Athlone

Westmeath

15,358

Armagh

Armagh

14,640

Carlow

Carlow

14,027

Lucan

Dublin

13,574

Leixlip

Kildare

13,194

Dundonald

Down

12,943

Dunmurry

Antrim

12,771

Banbridge

Down

12,529

Malahide

Dublin

12,088

Newbridge

Kildare

12,069

Strabane

Tyrone

11,981

Mullingar

Westmeath

11,867

Navan

Meath

11,706

Enniskillen

Fermanagh

11,436

Naas

Kildare

11,141

Greystones

Wicklow

10,778

Limavady

Derry

10,764

Letterkenny

Donegal

10,726

Cookstown

Tyrone

10,472

Downpatrick

Down

10,257

Killarney

Kerry

9,950

Celbridge

Kildare

9,629

Tullamore

Offaly

9,430

Dungannon

Tyrone

9,420

Holywood

Down

9,252

Craigavon

Armagh

9,201

Portmarnock

Dublin

9,171

Comber

Down

8,516

Portlaoise

Laoise

8,360

Ballymoney

Antrim

8,242

Cobh

Cork

8,219

Ballina

Mayo

8,167

Arklow

Wicklow

7,987

Shannon

Clare

7,920

Ballyclare

Antrim

7,761

Balbriggan

Dublin

7,724

Enniscorthy

Wexford

7,655

Castlebar

Mayo

7,648

Mallow

Cork

7,521

Newcastle

Down

7,214

Magherafelt

Derry

7,143

Skerries

Dublin

7,032

Thurles

Tipperary

6,955

Dungarvan

Waterford

6,920

Longford

Longford

6,824

Carrigaline

Cork

6,482

Portstewart

Derry

6.459