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Furbo is a village in the Gaeltacht area of Connemara in Co Galway. It is located along the coast between Barna and Spiddal. The headquarters of the Gaeltacht Authority, Údarás na Gaeltachta, is located in Furbo. It has a typical Gaeltacht style of settlement with no village street or centre, but rather comprises around fourteen townlands, most of which run North to South from the bog to the foreshore. Although the settlement is approximately 12km from Galway city centre it has maintained its rural nature quite successfully in recent years due to strong opposition to large scale development from locals. Due to its proximity to Galway, and consequential pressure from property developers, housing developments generally have an Irish language ...

Household In Furbo

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One Person

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Couple without Children

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Resident Age

Under 1616-3435-4950-6465+10%20%0%28%24.0021.0027.0017.0011.0022.0028.0022.0016.0012.00FurboNational
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House Age

Before 19191919-19601961-19801981-2000After 2000Not Stated10%20%30%0%37%4.008.0022.0037.0027.002.009.0015.0020.0025.0026.005.00FurboNational
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