GALWAY HAS SIXTH LOWEST SUICIDE RATE IN REPUBLIC

Date Published: 12-Aug-2008

Galway has the sixth lowest suicide rate in the republic of Ireland.

According to an a report published by the Institute of Public Health Galway ranks sixth out of 26 counties in the republic.

Out of the 26 Counties, Roscommon had the lowest rate and Offaly had the highest rate of suicides.

The study also finds that while life expectancy is similar in the North and the Republic, there are wide differences in the rate across the 26 counties.