What the census report tells us about where we live

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The population density in rural areas averaged 27 people per square kilometre Pic: Ireland's Content Pool

More than 60% of Irish people live in urban areas while 40% live near the coast

Just over a third of Irish people live in rural areas, more than half of urban dwellers reside in Dublin or Cork while Drogheda is the largest town in the country, according to a new report from the Central Statistics Office.

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