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# census - Friday 22 April, 2016

A company linked to Abu Ghraib Prison are working on the census again
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

A company linked to Abu Ghraib Prison are working on the census again

Apr 22nd 2016, 6:02 AM 16,164 Views 44 Comments

CACI UK was awarded the contract for “census printing and data capture services” in 2002 and has had that contract renewed every census since.

# census - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Haven't got a census form yet? You need to get on to your enumerator, pronto

Haven't got a census form yet? You need to get on to your enumerator, pronto

Apr 16th 2016, 9:00 AM 26,334 Views 53 Comments

It’s everyone’s legal obligation to make sure they’re included, the CSO is warning.

# census - Friday 8 April, 2016

Census forms haven't been getting to apartment blocks and the CSO is worried
# Blocked Off
# Blocked Off

Census forms haven't been getting to apartment blocks and the CSO is worried

Apr 8th 2016, 6:02 AM 26,422 Views 123 Comments

The forms have to be hand-delivered by enumerators.

# census - Saturday 26 March, 2016

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

'What is your religion?' People are being urged to think hard about that come census night

Mar 26th 2016, 8:15 AM 75,717 Views 277 Comments

The Humanists Association of Ireland want people to consider how they really feel.

# census - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Here's how you can shape the living history of Ireland next month
# Sponsored By Census
# Sponsored By Census

Here's how you can shape the living history of Ireland next month

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:12 PM 43,225 Views 37 Comments

Make your mark on Irish history.

# census - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Registration for census jobs closes after just four hours due to demand
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

Registration for census jobs closes after just four hours due to demand

Jan 5th 2016, 6:44 PM 14,792 Views 34 Comments

By 1pm today the number had already reached 16,000.

# census - Monday 4 January, 2016

6 things you didn't know about this year's census
# Sponsored By Census
# Sponsored By Census

6 things you didn't know about this year's census

Jan 4th 2016, 4:46 PM 55,743 Views 72 Comments

We’ve broken it down into facts and figures.

High demand expected for census jobs - get your application in early
# Counting On You
# Counting On You

High demand expected for census jobs - get your application in early

Jan 4th 2016, 4:31 PM 31,158 Views 48 Comments

The recruitment process starts tomorrow.

# census - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Births, deaths, crimes, marriages and sales - A snapshot of a year in Ireland
# Stats
# Stats

Births, deaths, crimes, marriages and sales - A snapshot of a year in Ireland

Oct 24th 2015, 8:45 AM 16,142 Views 15 Comments

It was quite a year.

# census - Monday 5 January, 2015

Ever wondered what a census at a Zoo looks like?
# Counting Crocs
# Counting Crocs

Ever wondered what a census at a Zoo looks like?

Jan 5th 2015, 6:27 PM 8,934 Views 5 Comments

A lot more fun than a human headcount, it seems.

# census - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Come one, come all: Ireland's sheep and goats are going to be counted this week
# Un-baaa-lieveable
# Un-baaa-lieveable

Come one, come all: Ireland's sheep and goats are going to be counted this week

Dec 10th 2014, 10:09 AM 5,313 Views 8 Comments

Flock owners are required to return census forms before this Sunday.

# census - Saturday 8 November, 2014

The Irish in England: How they view their ethnicity and nationality
# Census
# Census

The Irish in England: How they view their ethnicity and nationality

Nov 8th 2014, 7:45 AM 18,239 Views 41 Comments

New emigrants have helped “replenish an aging population of people who identify as Irish in Britain”.

# census - Monday 8 September, 2014

Fancy Dublin housing maps show info from family size to central heating
# Where The Hoods At?
# Where The Hoods At?

Fancy Dublin housing maps show info from family size to central heating

Sep 8th 2014, 1:30 PM 20,003 Views 6 Comments

How many people use gas heating in Clontarf? How many toddler householdS are there in Dundrum?

# census - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

May 3rd 2014, 7:30 PM 10,688 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How many bananas come into Ireland every week?

# census - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Here's when the next census is going to be
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

Here's when the next census is going to be

Apr 30th 2014, 5:46 PM 13,854 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach got government approval for his proposed census date today.

# census - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree
# Lost History
# Lost History

New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree

Apr 29th 2014, 9:45 PM 28,398 Views 7 Comments

The National Archives and findmypast.ie team up to release records which survived Civil War blaze.

# census - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

If Irish people had never emigrated to the US, Ireland would be pretty packed
# Breathe In
# Breathe In

If Irish people had never emigrated to the US, Ireland would be pretty packed

Mar 19th 2014, 7:27 PM 31,574 Views 76 Comments

Research estimates that instead of having 213 people per square mile, there would be 850.

# census - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Counting sheep: did you know the sheep census was a thing?
# One Two Zzzzz
# One Two Zzzzz

Counting sheep: did you know the sheep census was a thing?

Feb 5th 2014, 8:45 PM 7,633 Views 18 Comments

One sheep, two sheep, three sheep…

# census - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

May 22nd 2013, 3:06 PM 38,650 Views 95 Comments

New CSO figures also indicate that 15 per cent of all accommodation was vacant in 2011.

# census - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Website aims to answer questions about our past
# Genealogy
# Genealogy

Website aims to answer questions about our past

Mar 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,021 Views 39 Comments

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will launch www.irishgenealogy.ie later today.

# census - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Poll: Should Irish be a compulsory subject in secondary schools?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish be a compulsory subject in secondary schools?

Mar 19th 2013, 11:10 AM 34,251 Views 232 Comments

Concerns have been raised over how Irish is taught with many managing just a cúpla focal when they leave school.

# census - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Searchable form of 1922 military census goes online today
# Military
# Military

Searchable form of 1922 military census goes online today

Feb 28th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,881 Views 13 Comments

A census cataloguing the Free State Army’s total manpower will go live later this morning.

# census - Monday 18 February, 2013

Government gets an E grade for treatment of Traveller children
# Report Card
# Report Card

Government gets an E grade for treatment of Traveller children

Feb 18th 2013, 4:45 PM 13,076 Views 62 Comments

The Children’s Rights Alliance’s annual Report Card notes that Traveller children are “almost universally worse” than their settled peers.

# census - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Any escapees? Annual zoo census throws up challenge
# Head Count
From The Daily Edge
# Head Count

Any escapees? Annual zoo census throws up challenge

Jan 5th 2013, 5:00 PM 11,111 Views 10 Comments

How do you tell one penguin from another?

# census - Friday 16 November, 2012

Committee set up to help with local government reforms
# Reforms
# Reforms

Committee set up to help with local government reforms

Nov 16th 2012, 1:58 PM 3,575 Views 29 Comments

The reforms will see changes to local government, including the merger of some city and county councils.

# census - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever - CSO
# Religion
# Religion

Number of Catholics at record high, despite lowest percentage ever - CSO

Oct 18th 2012, 4:04 PM 13,985 Views 84 Comments

3.86 million people describe themselves as Catholic (84.2 per cent) while 277,237 people say that they have no religion.

84 per cent of travellers unemployed
# Census
# Census

84 per cent of travellers unemployed

Oct 18th 2012, 3:47 PM 15,438 Views 190 Comments

Just one per cent go to third level education, say census figures.

# census - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

US poverty rates set to rise to highest level since 1960s
# Poverty
# Poverty

US poverty rates set to rise to highest level since 1960s

Jul 24th 2012, 11:15 AM 1,710 Views 10 Comments

Demographers predict latest Census figures will show rise in the official poverty rate as more people across the US have difficulty making ends meet.

# census - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Number of carers rises by 23,000 as over half a million claim a disability
# Cso Stats
# Cso Stats

Number of carers rises by 23,000 as over half a million claim a disability

Jun 28th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,660 Views 33 Comments

4.1 per cent of the population are now listed as being carers, latest census figures show, as 13 per cent of the population claim they have a disability.

# census - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Column: ‘We are the 17 per cent’ – the story of a migrant in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘We are the 17 per cent’ – the story of a migrant in Ireland

May 27th 2012, 8:30 AM 157 Views 40 Comments

Dil Wickremasinghe recalls how she arrived in Ireland 12 years ago, then worked her way up to find success. (And true love.)

# census - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Census results reveal Ireland's aging population
# Census
# Census

Census results reveal Ireland's aging population

May 26th 2012, 2:58 PM 6,976 Views 13 Comments

The number of young adults in the country has fallen by 10 per cent, according to the results of Ireland’s latest Census.

# census - Friday 18 May, 2012

2016 Census may be delayed in government spending review
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

2016 Census may be delayed in government spending review

May 18th 2012, 2:47 PM 6,113 Views 13 Comments

The government may decide to delay the next census, after the CSO suggested it could be considered for spending cutbacks.

# census - Thursday 3 May, 2012

A TD wants to know: How many Jedi Knights are there in Ireland?
# Use The Force!
From The Daily Edge
# Use The Force!

A TD wants to know: How many Jedi Knights are there in Ireland?

May 3rd 2012, 12:51 PM 7,450 Views 34 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee asks for figures on how many people signed last year’s Census as ‘Jedi Knights’.

# census - Saturday 21 April, 2012

What iconic names are featured in the 1940 USA census?
# Ancestry
# Ancestry

What iconic names are featured in the 1940 USA census?

Apr 21st 2012, 8:15 AM 6,458 Views 10 Comments

The 1940 USA census gives an insight into life for ordinary Americans – but also the lives of well-known celebrities from that era. We take a look at some of them.

# census - Sunday 1 April, 2012

By the grace of God and blood sport: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

By the grace of God and blood sport: The week in quotes

Apr 1st 2012, 7:00 PM 4,084 Views 0 Comments

“By the grace of God, we have won the most sensational victory in British political history.”

# census - Friday 30 March, 2012

7 sexy graphs and maps from Census 2011
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

7 sexy graphs and maps from Census 2011

Mar 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 12,314 Views 20 Comments

Yes, we said sexy. And we said it about statistics.

# census - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Coming home: almost 20,000 Irish people returned before Census
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Coming home: almost 20,000 Irish people returned before Census

Mar 29th 2012, 6:53 PM 5,070 Views 12 Comments

The majority of those came home from the UK, Australia and the US.

Polish families reuniting in Ireland as they become largest non-Irish group
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Polish families reuniting in Ireland as they become largest non-Irish group

Mar 29th 2012, 6:29 PM 16,117 Views 52 Comments

Polish people have overtaken those from the UK as Ireland’s largest non-Irish group.

Census 2011: Fall in number of Travellers living in mobile homes
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Census 2011: Fall in number of Travellers living in mobile homes

Mar 29th 2012, 5:22 PM 6,950 Views 22 Comments

The Census 2011 gives a fascinating snapshot into the life of Travellers in Ireland. It shows they are younger as a population, and are more likely to be married between the ages of 15 -24 than the rest of the population.

Census shows family sizes are still declining - but at a slower pace
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

Census shows family sizes are still declining - but at a slower pace

Mar 29th 2012, 4:49 PM 21,074 Views 9 Comments

New data shows the average number of children in an Irish family is today 1.38.