Republic of Ireland
Ireland (/ˈaɪələnd/; Irish: Éire [ˈeː.ɾʲə]), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Irish: Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in western Europe ...
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Connor Morgan MYP for Mid-Ulster speaks in the House of Commons
Connor Morgan, the MYP for Mid-Ulster became the first person in history to speak Irish at the despatch box on the 29th of October 2010. He opposed the motion in the debate on Univeristy Tuition fees
History of Ireland
The history and heritage of Ireland.
Irish Music
Irish dance by Andre Rieu called Irish Washerwomen.
Names of the Irish state
There have been various names for the state that is today officially known as Ireland. The state makes up almost five-sixths of the island of Ireland. Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom, c...
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History of the Republic of Ireland
The Irish state came into being in 1922 as the Irish Free State, a dominion of the British Commonwealth, having seceded from the United Kingdom under the Anglo-Irish Treaty. It comprises 26 of the isl...
History of Ireland
Prehistoric Ireland spans a period between the first known settlement around 8000 B.C. until the emergence of "protohistoric" Gaelic Ireland at the time of Christianization in the 5th century; Christi...
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Geography of Ireland
Ireland is an island in northwest Europe in the north Atlantic Ocean whose main geographical features include low central plains surrounded by a ring of coastal mountains. The highest peak is Carraunt...
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Politics of the Republic of Ireland
Ireland is a parliamentary, representative democratic republic and a member state of the European Union. While the head of state is the popularly elected President of Ireland, this is a largely ceremo...
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Local government in the Republic of Ireland
Local government functions in Ireland are mostly exercised by thirty-one local authorities, termed County, City or City and County Councils. The principal decision-making body in each of the thirty-on...
Law of Ireland
The law of Ireland consists of constitutional, statute and common law. The highest law in the State is the Constitution of Ireland, from which all other law derives its authority. The Republic has a c...
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Courts of Ireland
The Courts of Ireland consist of the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the High Court, the Circuit Court and the District Court. The courts apply the laws of Ireland. Ireland is a common law jurisd...
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Law enforcement in Ireland
This is a description of law enforcement in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Before the Republic (then called the Irish Free State) left the union, one police force - the Royal Irish Cons...
Foreign relations of Ireland
The foreign relations of Ireland are substantially influenced by its membership of the European Union, although bilateral relations with the United States and United Kingdom are also important to the ...
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Defence Forces (Ireland)
The military of Ireland, known as the Defence Forces (Irish: Fórsaí Cosanta, officially styled Óglaigh na hÉireann) encompass the Army, Air Corps, Naval Service, and Reserve Defence Force.The Supr...
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Economy of the Republic of Ireland
The economy of Ireland is a modern knowledge economy, focusing on services and high-tech industries and dependent on trade, industry and investment. In terms of GDP per capita, Ireland is ranked as on...
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Transport in Ireland
Most of the transport system in Ireland is in public hands, either side of the Irish border. The Irish road network has evolved separately in the two jurisdictions Ireland is divided up into, while th...
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Rail transport in Ireland
Heavy Rail services in Ireland (Intercity, Commuter and Freight) are provided by Iarnród Éireann in the Republic of Ireland and by Northern Ireland Railways in Northern Ireland.Most routes in the Repu...
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Roads in Ireland
The island of Ireland, comprising Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, has an extensive network of tens of thousands of kilometres of public roads, usually surfaced. These roads have been dev...
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Demographics of the Republic of Ireland
Ireland had a population of 4,581,269 at the 2011 census.
Ireland, throughout most of its history, had a small population, comparable to that of other regions of similar area in Europe. In the 18t...
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Irish Population Analysis
The population of the island of Ireland in 2012 was approximately 6.4 million comprising 4.58 million in the Republic of Ireland with another 1.8 million in Northern Ireland. Although this is a signif...
Irish Population Analysis - Wikipedia
Languages of Ireland
There are a number of languages used in Ireland. Irish is the only language to have originated from within the island, while others have been introduced through foreign settlements. Since the late nin...
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Irish language
Irish (Gaeilge), sometimes referred to as Irish Gaelic or just Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European languages family, originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people....
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Hiberno-English
Hiberno‐English or Irish English is the set of English dialects natively written and spoken within the Republic of Ireland as well as Northern Ireland. It comprises a number of sub-varieties, such as ...
Mid Ulster English
Ulster English (also called Northern Hiberno-English or Northern Irish English) is a major variety of Hiberno-English, spoken in the province of Ulster, in Northern Ireland, and three counties of the ...
Mid Ulster English - Wikipedia