Carrick-on-Suir at a glance
Population: Town 5,863; rural 1,819. Population by 2016: Town 6,562; rural 1,892.
Main employers: Mr Binman, Merck Sharp and Dohme, Mill River Business Park, retail outlets, agriculture-related activities.
Education: Scoil Mhuire, Mount St Nicholas CBS, Comeragh College.
Housing: Average cost of three-bedroom semi -- 2007, €216,000; 2010, €160,000.