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Slane (Irish: Baile Shláine, meaning Town of Sláine mac Dela) is a village in County Meath, in Ireland. The village stands on a steep hillside on the left bank of the River Boyne at the intersection of the N2 (Dublin to Monaghan road) and the N51 (Drogheda to Navan road). In 2006 Slane's population was 1,099, having grown from 823 in 2002. The population of the village and the surrounding rural area was 1,587 in 2006, up from 1,336 in 2002. The village centre dates from the 18th century. The village and surrounding area contains many historic sites dating back over 5,000 years.


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Facts and Stats for Slane*

  • Slane: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Slane for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Slane.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Living in Slane - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.7 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 136.31 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 63.22 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Slane

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Slane

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.69 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 89.23 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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