Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Constituency Population Statistics.

Wednesday, 19 February 1969

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 238 No. 9

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Mr. Sweetman: Information on Gerard Sweetman  Zoom on Gerard Sweetman  asked the Taoiseach the population of each changed constituency in the Schedule to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 1968 as amended on Committee in the terms of the reply to Question 115 of 20th November, 1968.

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Mr. James Tully: Information on James Tully  Zoom on James Tully  asked the Taoiseach the population of each of the constituencies amended in the Schedule to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 1968 when it was discussed in Committee.

The Taoiseach: Information on John Lynch  Zoom on John Lynch  With your permission, Sir, I propose to take Questions Nos. 3 and 4 together and to circulate in the Official Report a statement giving the desired information.

Following is the statement:—

CHANGED Constituencies in the Schedule to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 1968, as amended on Committee.

Notes: U.D.=Urban District; R.D.=(former) Rural District; D.E.D.=District Electoral Division.

Name Areas Population in 1966
Cork City(North-West) Cork County Borough (part of) 60,989
Cork City (South-East) Cork County Borough (part of) 61,157
Mid-Cork County Cork (part of):
Bandon R.D. (part of):
Ballygroman D.E.D. 473
Kilbonane ,, 531
Moviddy ,, 879
Total for Bandon R.D. (part of) 1,883
[1185][1186] Bantry R.D. (part of):
Ahil D.E.D. 261
Douce ,, 309
Total for Bantry R.D. (part of) 570
Cork R.D. (part of):
Ballincollig D.E.D. 2,012
Ballygarvan ,, 524
Bishopstown (part outside Cork County Borough) ,, 78
Blackpool ,, 580
Blarney ,, 1,740
Carrigaline ,, 1,875
Carrigrohane Beg ,, 963
Douglas ,, 3,448
Dripsey ,, 838
Dunderrow ,, 488
Firmount ,, 375
Greenfort ,, 382
Inishkenny ,, 775
Knockantota ,, 254
Lehenagh ,, 754
Matehy ,, 1,037
Monkstown Rural ,, 312
Monkstown Urban ,, 2,686
Ovens ,, 600
St. Mary's (part of) ,, 1,089
Total for Cork R.D.(part of) ,, 20,810
Dunmanway R.D.(part of):
Aultagh D.E.D. 366
Bealanagarry ,, 300
Bealock ,, 281
Carrigboy ,, 454
Coolmountain ,, 470
Garrown ,, 279
Teerelton ,, 520
Total for Dunmanway R.D.(part of) 2,670
Kanturk R.D. 17,119
Kinsale R.D. (part of):
Ballyfeard D.E.D. 209
Ballyfoyle ,, 199
Ballymartle ,, 382
Carrigaline ,, 581
Cullen ,, 138
Farranbrien ,, 295
Kilmonoge ,, 275
Kilpatrick ,, 223
Kinure ,, 171
Leighmoney ,, 331
Liscleary ,, 564
Nohaval ,, 147
Templebreedy ,, 1,824
Templemichael ,, 390
Total for Kinsale R.D.(part of) 5,729
Macroom R.D. 12,301
Mallow R.D.(part of):
Ardskeagh D.E.D. 303
Imphrick ,, 346
Kilshannig ,, 976
Milltown ,, 360
Rathluirc ,, 2,562
Springfort ,, 437
Streamhill ,, 269
Templemary ,, 359
Total for Mallow R.D.(part of) 5,612
[1187][1188] Millstreet R.D. 7,434
Macroom U.D. 2,224
Total for Constituency 76,352
North-East Cork County Cork (part of):
Cork R.D.(part of):
Ballynaglogh D.E.D. 247
Caherlag ,, 2,088
Carrignavar ,, 530
Cobh Rural ,, 2,763
Glenville ,, 267
Killeagh ,, 356
Knockraha ,, 395
Rathcooney (part outside Cork County Borough) ,, 2,118
Riverstown ,, 1,152
St. Mary's (part of) ,, 150
Whitechurch ,, 1,024
Total for Cork R.D.(part of) 11,090
Fermoy R.D. 11,925
Mallow R.D.(part of):
Ballyclogh D.E.D. 566
Ballynamona ,, 600
Buttevant ,, 1,687
Caherduggan ,, 336
Carrig ,, 234
Churchtown ,, 655
Clenor ,, 344
Doneraile ,, 1,275
Dromore ,, 1,635
Kilmaclenine ,, 581
Liscarroll ,, 560
Mallow Rural ,, 1,346
Monanimy ,, 522
Rahan ,, 509
Shanballymore ,, 551
Skahanagh ,, 177
Wallstown ,, 251
Total for Mallow R.D. (part of) 11,829
Midleton R.D. 12,807
Mitchelstown No. 1 R.D. 6,849
Youghal No. 1 R.D. 3,014
Cobh U.D. 5,613
Fermoy ,, 3,207
Mallow ,, 5,532
Midleton ,, 2,837
Youghal ,, 5,108
Total for Constituency 79,811
North-East Donegal County Donegal (part of):
Dunfanaghy R.D.(part of):
Ards D.E.D. 556
Creenasmear ,, 324
Creeslough ,, 676
Cross Roads ,, 1,593
Doe Castle ,, 212
Dunfanaghy ,, 870
Dunlewy ,, 764
Gortahork ,, 1,518
Magheraclogher (part of) ,, 8
Total for Dunfanaghy R.D.(part of) 6,521
Inishowen R.D. 21,574
Letterkenny R.D. 5,828
Millford R.D. 10,837
[1189][1190] Stranorlar R.D.(part of):
Clonleigh North D.E.D. 1,186
Clonleigh South (part of) ,, 1,398
Convoy (part of) ,, 327
Feddyglass ,, 507
Figart (part of) ,, 372
Lettermore ,, 296
Meencargagh ,, 129
Raphoe ,, 1,162
St. Johnstown ,, 1,081
Treantaghmucklagh ,, 547
Total for Stranorlar R.D.(part of) 7,005
Buncrana U.D. 2,916
Letterkenny U.D. 4,527
Total for Constituency 59,208
Donegal-Leitrim County Donegal (part of):
Ballyshannon R.D. 4,898
Donegal R.D. 10,121
Dunfanaghy R.D. (part of):
Magheraclogher (part of) D.E.D. 2,117
Meenaclady ,, 1,271
Total for Dunfanaghy R.D.(part of) 3,388
Glenties R.D. 18,380
Stranorlar R.D.(part of):
Altnapaste D.E.D. 498
Castlefinn ,, 1,180
Cloghan ,, 989
Cloghard ,, 541
Clonleigh South (part of) ,, 144
Convoy (part of) ,, 1,277
Dooish ,, 376
Figart (part of) ,, 151
Gleneely ,, 1,065
Goland ,, 236
Killygordon ,, 833
Knock ,, 569
Stranorlar ,, 2,771
Urney West ,, 503
Total for Stranorlar R.D.(part of): 11,133
Bundoran U.D. 1,421
Total for County Donegal (part of) 49,341
County Leitrim (part of):
Kinlough R.D. 2,261
Manorhamilton R.D.(part of):
Ballaghameehan D.E.D. 437
Belhavel ,, 384
Cloonclare ,, 299
Cloonlogher ,, 321
Drumahaire ,, 821
Glenade ,, 224
Glenaniff ,, 267
Glenboy ,, 268
Glencar ,, 246
Glenfarn ,, 269
Killarga ,, 174
Kiltyclogher ,, 512
Lurganboy ,, 411
Manorhamilton ,, 1,425
Munakill ,, 341
Sramore ,, 337
Total for Manorhamilton R.D. (part of) 6,736
Total for County Leitrim (part of) 8,997
Total for Constituency 58,338
[1191][1192]North County Dublin Dublin County Borough (part of) 2,097
County Dublin (part of):
Balrothery R.D. 28,020
Celbridge No.2 R.D. (part of):
Clonsilla D.E.D. 1,125
Lucan ,, 3,089
Total for Celbridge No. 2 R.D. (part of) 4,214
Dublin North R.D. 12,267
Dublin South R.D. (part of):
Clondalkin D.E.D. (part outside Dublin County Borough) 6,455
Palmerston ,, (part outside Dublin County Borough) 6,866
Terenure (part of) ,, 21,568
Total for Dublin South R.D. (part of) 34,889
Total for County Dublin (part of) 79,390
Total for Constituency 81,487
South County Dublin County Dublin (part of):
Celbridge No. 2 R.D. (part of):
Newcastle D.E.D. 1,468
Rathcoole ,, 1,314
Saggart ,, 1,337
Total for Celbridge No. 2 R.D. (part of) 4,119
Rathdown No. 1 R.D. (part of):
Ballybrack (part of) D.E.D. 249
Dundrum (part of) ,, 19,271
Glencullen ,, 2,656
Milltown ,, 12,549
Rathmichael (part of) ,, 1,846
Total for Rathdown No. 1 R.D. (part of) 36,571
Dublin South R.D. (part of):
Rathfarnham D.E.D. (part outside Dublin County Borough) 8,178
Tallaght ,, 7,232
Terenure (part of) ,, 4,467
Whitechurch ,, 2,221
Total for Dublin South R.D. (part of) 22,098
Total for Constituency 62,788
Dún Laoghaire and Rathdown County Dublin (part of):
Dún Laoghaire Borough 51,772
Rathdown No. 1 R.D. (part of):
Ballybrack (part of) D.E.D. 5,314
Dundrum (part of) ,, 136
Rathmichael (part of) ,, 1,259
Stillorgan ,, 25,616
Total for Rathdown No. 1 R.D. (part of) 32,325
Total for Constituency 84,097
North Kerry County Kerry (part of):
Dingle R.D. (part of):
Ballyduff D.E.D. 205
Brandon ,, 232
Castlegregory ,, 810
Cloghane ,, 317
Deelis ,, 353
Kilquane ,, 583
Stradbally ,, 236
Total for Dingle R.D. (part of) 2,736
[1193][1194] Killarney R.D. (part of):
Currans D.E.D. 196
Kilfelin ,, 318
Total for Killarney R.D. (part of) 514
Listowel R.D. 20,800
Tralee R.D. (part of):
Abbeydrney D.E.D. 788
Arabela ,, 823
Ardfert ,, 563
Ballyegan ,, 277
Ballyheige ,, 1,179
Ballynahaglish ,, 1,056
Ballynorig ,, 459
Ballyseedy ,, 594
Banna ,, 544
Baurtregaun ,, 276
Blennerville ,, 225
Brosna ,, 952
Castleisland ,, 2,723
Clogherbrien ,, 608
Crinny ,, 289
Doon ,, 337
Gneeves ,, 504
Kerryhead ,, 590
Kilflyn ,, 372
Kilgobban ,, 213
Killahan ,, 397
Kilmurry ,, 397
Knockglass ,, 225
Knocknagashel ,, 964
Lackabaun ,, 437
Mount Eagle ,, 237
Nohaval ,, 440
O' Brennan ,, 336
Ratass ,, 400
Tralee Rural (part outside Tralee U.D.) ,, 1,357
Tubrid ,, 742
Total for Tralee R.D. (part of) 19,304
Listowel U.D. 2,822
Tralee U.D. 11,213
Total for Constituency 57,389
South Kerry County Kerry (part of):
Cahersiveen R.D. 10,741
Dingle R.D. (part of):
Ballinvoher D.E.D. 469
Ballynacourty ,, 283
Dingle ,, 1,406
Dunquin ,, 195
Dunurlin ,, 393
Glin ,, 942
Inch ,, 186
Kilmalkedar ,, 632
Kinard ,, 418
Lack ,, 319
Marhin ,, 232
Minard ,, 397
Ventry ,, 414
Total for Dingle R.D. (part of) 6,286
Kenmare R.D. 6,595
Killarney R.D. (part of):
Aghadoe D.E.D. 443
Aglish ,, 263
Ballyhar ,, 185
[1195][1196] Brewsterfield D.E.D. 400
Caragh ,, 739
Churchtown ,, 356
Clydagh ,, 226
Coolies ,, 272
Coom ,, 1,889
Curraghmore ,, 358
Doocarrig ,, 597
Dromin ,, 498
Dunloe ,, 457
Flesk ,, 348
Headford ,, 578
Kilbonane ,, 402
Kilcummin ,, 913
Kilgobnet ,, 614
Killarney Rural (part outside Killarney U.D.) ,, 2,039
Killeentierna ,, 875
Killorglin ,, 2,721
Kilnanare ,, 810
Knocknahoe ,, 263
Lahard ,, 415
Milltown ,, 1,091
Molahiffe ,, 924
Muckross ,, 491
Rathmore ,, 1,620
Rockfield ,, 257
Total for Killarney R.D. (part of) 21,044
Tralee R.D. (part of):
Boolteens D.E.D. 375
Carker ,, 581
Cordal ,, 401
Derreen ,, 293
Kilgarrylander ,, 563
Kiltallagh ,, 495
Millbrook ,, 603
Scartaglin ,, 542
Total for Tralee R.D. (part of) 3,853
Killarney U.D. 6,877
Total for County Kerry (part of) 55,396
County Cork (part of):
Castletown R.D. (part of):
Coulagh D.E.D. 644
Kilcatherine ,, 825
Kilnamanagh ,, 555
Total for Castletown R.D. (part of) 2,024
Total for County Cork (part of) 2,024
Total for Constituency 57,420
Kildare County Kildare (part of):
Athy No. 1 R.D. 12,879
Celbridge No. 1 R.D. (part of):
Balraheen D.E.D. 732
Celbridge ,, 1,696
Cloncurry (part of) ,, 142
Donadea (part of) ,, 171
Donaghcumper ,, 902
Kilcock ,, 1,140
Leixlip ,, 1,514
Maynooth ,, 1,785
Straffan ,, 724
Total for Celbridge No. 1 R.D. (part of) 8,806
[1197][1198] Edenderry No. 2 R.D. (part of):
Cloncurry D.E.D. 189
Killinthomas ,, 178
Lullymore ,, 86
Rathangan ,, 1,076
Thomastown ,, 406
Total for Edenderry No. 2 R.D. (part of) 1,935
Naas No. 1 R.D. 29,544
Athy U.D. 4,069
Naas U.D. 4,529
Total for Constituency 61,762
Meath County Meath (part of):
Dunshaughlin R.D. 10,649
Kells R.D. (part of):
Ballinlough D.E.D. 219
Balrathboyne ,, 356
Boherboy ,, 214
Burry ,, 205
Castlekeeran ,, 387
Ceanannus Mór (Kells) Rural (part outside Ceanannus Mór U.D.) ,, 656
Girley ,, 340
Kilskeer ,, 324
Loughan ,, 377
Maperath ,, 418
Martry ,, 480
Staholmog ,, 268
Teltown ,, 720
Total for Kells R.D. (part of) 4,964
Meath R.D. 8,568
Navan R.D. 11,532
Trim R.D. 12,715
An Uaimh (Navan) U.D. 4,367
Ceanannus Mór (Kells) U.D. 2,274
Trim U.D. 1,467
Total for County Meath (part of) 56,536
County Kildare (part of):
Celbridge No. 1 R.D. (part of):
Cloncurry (part of) D.E.D. 574
Donadea (part of) ,, 232
Total for Celbridge No. 1 R.D. (part of) 806
Edenderry No. 2 R.D. (part of):
Ballynadrumny D.E.D. 383
Cadamstown ,, 533
Carbury ,, 949
Carrick ,, 228
Drehid ,, 201
Dunfierth ,, 321
Kilpatrick ,, 543
Kilrainy ,, 360
Windmill Cross ,, 318
Total for Edenderry No. 2 R.D. (part of) 3,836
Total for County Kildare (part of) 4,642
Total for Constituency 61,178
[1199][1200]Monaghan County Monaghan 45,732
County Louth (part of):
Dundalk R.D. (part of):
Barronstown D.E.D. 663
Castlering ,, 584
Creggan Upper ,, 590
Killanny ,, 662
Total for Dundalk R.D. (part of) 2,499
Ardee No. 1 R.D. (part of):
Ardee Rural (part of) D.E.D. 1,006
Ardee Urban ,, 2,919
Clonkeen ,, 446
Tallanstown ,, 723
Total for Ardee No. 1 R.D. (part of) 5,094
Total for County Louth (part of) 7,593
County Meath (part of):
Ardee No. 2 R.D. 2,526
Kells R.D. (part of):
Ardagh D.E.D. 535
Carrickleck ,, 469
Cruicetown ,, 341
Kilmainham ,, 524
Nobber ,, 538
Posseckstown ,, 198
Total for Kells R.D. (part of) 2,605
Total for County Meath (part of) 5,131
Total for Constituency 58,456

Mr. James Tully: Information on James Tully  Zoom on James Tully  Could the Taoiseach say if the amended constituency map has been placed in the Library?

The Taoiseach: Information on John Lynch  Zoom on John Lynch  I do not know. Perhaps, if the Minister for Local Government is asked, he will answer. I do not know, honestly.

Mr. Dillon: Information on James Matthew Dillon  Zoom on James Matthew Dillon  If he were asked, the answer would be “No”.

Mr. James Tully: Information on James Tully  Zoom on James Tully  Has the amended constituency map been placed in the Library?

Mr. Boland: Information on Kevin Boland  Zoom on Kevin Boland  Has it been placed in the Library?


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