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Ireland: Less Catholic

Ireland’s 2022 census figures are out and show a nation undergoing a huge amount of change very quickly. For instance, it’s the only country with a smaller population in 2023 than it had in 1800. And: “The proportion of the population who identified Roman Catholic as their religion fell from 79 per cent in 2016 to 69 per cent in 2022,” the Irish Times reports. [1]