Conor and Oisin were the most popular names given to baby boys in Co. Donegal last year, while Amelia and Sophie were the most popular names given to baby girls.

These are just two of the findings in the latest Statistical Year Book of Ireland which gives a fascinating insight into various aspects of Irish life.

The number of births in Donegal in 2017 stood at 1,864 while the number of deaths stood at 1,186.

There was a total of 571 marriages in the county.

The average age of the bride was 32.7 years-old while the average age of the groom was 34.9 years.

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