Inishnee

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Inishnee
Native name: Inis Ní
Inishnee from Errisbeg - geograph.org.uk - 539081.jpg
Inishnee from Errisbeg
Inishnee is located in island of Ireland
Inishnee
Inishnee
Geography
Location Atlantic Ocean (Roundstone Bay)
Coordinates 53°23′56″N 9°53′49″W / 53.399°N 9.897°W / 53.399; -9.897Coordinates: 53°23′56″N 9°53′49″W / 53.399°N 9.897°W / 53.399; -9.897
Administration
Province Connacht
County Galway
Demographics
Population 43 (2011)

Inishnee (Irish: Inis Ní) is a small island off the shore of Ireland, in Roundstone Bay near the village of Roundstone in Connemara in County Galway. The island is equipped with a lighthouse. As of 2011, it had a population of 43.

Demographics[edit]

The table below shows data on Inishnee's population taken from Discover the Islands of Ireland (Alex Ritsema, Collins Press, 1999) and the Census of Ireland.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1841 455 —    
1851 21 −95.4%
1861 300 +1328.6%
1871 409 +36.3%
1881 387 −5.4%
1891 324 −16.3%
1901 323 −0.3%
1911 271 −16.1%
Year Pop. ±%
1926 174 −35.8%
1936 161 −7.5%
1946 168 +4.3%
1951 145 −13.7%
1956 141 −2.8%
1961 116 −17.7%
1966 100 −13.8%
1971 79 −21.0%
Year Pop. ±%
1979 83 +5.1%
1981 86 +3.6%
1986 74 −14.0%
1991 47 −36.5%
1996 33 −29.8%
2002 24 −27.3%
2006 28 +16.7%
2011 43 +53.6%
Source: Central Statistics Office. "CNA17: Population by Off Shore Island, Sex and Year". CSO.ie. Retrieved October 12, 2016. 

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