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# Irish Population

All time
# stuck in the middle
Traffic lights are changing too quickly for a lot of old people
The average Irish person walks at around 1.33 metres per second.
# Census 2011
Running the numbers: First results of Census 2011
The CSO has released the preliminary findings of April’s census – and they show Ireland’s population is edging towards five million.
# Irish Population
Ireland has highest birth rate in the EU
Ireland has both the highest birth and lowest death rate in Europe – but it’s not all good news.