Number of library visits made in Cavan and Monaghan revealed

The number of library visits made by people in Cavan and Monaghan has been revealed. New figures show people in Monaghan made an average of four visits per person last year, with two visits per person in Cavan.

The report from the National Oversight and Audit Commission shows almost 270,000 (269,987) items were borrowed from the local libraries in 2017 – 173,000 in Monaghan and 97,000 in Cavan. The average cost per person to run the library service has also been revealed.

It cost €36.22 for every person in Monaghan, with a cost of €25.84 in Cavan.