1 January 2010

Where in the World: Birth Places

The birthplaces of (Northern) Ireland Full internationals:
The Capital:
Belfast
224
The traditional counties:
(Northern Ireland)
Antrim (exc. Belfast)
60
Armagh
32
Down (exc. Belfast)
53
Fermanagh
10
Londonderry
54
Tyrone
17
(Republic of Ireland)
Carlow
Cavan
1
Clare
Cork
4
Donegal
7
Dublin (inc. Dublin City)
33
Galway
1
Kerry
Kildare
3
Kilkenny
1
Laois (Queen’s County)
1
Leitrim
Limerick
2
Longford
Louth
3
Mayo
Meath
Monaghan
1
Offaly (King’s County)
1
Roscommon
1
Sligo
1
Tipperary
Waterford
1
Westmeath
6
Wexford
2
Wicklow
1
Outside Ireland: (more details)
Canada
3
England
39
(West) Germany
2
Jersey (Channel Islands)
1
India
2
Lithuania (formerly part of Russia)
1
New Zealand
1
Norway
1
Scotland
9
South Africa
2
USA
1
Wales
1
Zambia
2
Untraced/Unannalysed:
(out of 684)
124

Summary:
Northern Ireland 450 (76.9%)
Republic of Ireland 70 (12.0%)
Rest of the UK 50 (8.5%)
Rest of Europe 4 (0.7%)
North America 4 (0.7%)
Africa 4 (0.7%)
Asia 2 (0.3%)
Oceania 1 (0.2%) 
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Untraced (not included above percentages) 124 (17.5%)

Many towns/cities are "split" between counties (such as Lisburn (Antrim and Down)) and Newry (Down and Armagh). Where this is the case the traditionally assigned county of said town is listed.

Up end of 2011/12 season.

3 comments:

bertmart said...

Jimmy Nicholl born in Canada would appear an obvious ommission. There'll be plenty of hours in this for you yet Jonny!

jcd said...

Hi Bertmart -

This is still very much a work in progress - I've actually only got down to the Ms so far (with the Whitley's and now Jimmy Nic added for variety)

jcd said...

As up-to-date as I can manage at the moment.

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