EUROSTAT, the European statistics-compiling body, has released its yearbook for 2012.
Ireland was among the highest-ranking countries when it came to texting – sending 2,700 messages per inhabitant in 2009. Ireland also recorded 119 mobile phone contracts per 100 persons.
Meanwhile, we have the youngest third-level students among the EU27, a below-average ratio of inhabitants to post offices, and the lowest divorce rate.
Here’s how we compare to our EU neighbours: