The highest pass rate for any NCT centre in the country is here in the region.

According to the latest report published by the Road Safety Authority, Kilkenny has a 55% pass mark in 2016.

28,712 cars were tested in 2016, with 15,791 passing.

The Clifden centre in Galway had the highest failure rate – testing 4,517 vehicles, at 61.3% fail rate.

Top 5 for fail percentage

1. Clifden 61.3%

2. Monaghan 60.5%

3. Longford 57.5%

4. Derrybeg 56.9%

5. Cavan 56.4%

Top 5 for pass percentage

1. Kilkenny 55%

2. Killarney 54.1%

3. Portlaoise 53.9%

4. Deansgrange 53.7%

5. Abbeyfeale 53.4%