Ireland

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About Country

Capital
Dublin
Population
Approximately 4.9 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
70 people per square kilometer
GDP
$445 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Irish (Gaeilge) and English are the official languages of Ireland
Currency
Euro (EUR)
National Dish
Irish stew (a dish made with lamb or beef, potatoes, carrots, onions, and herbs)
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Ireland, with Roman Catholicism being the largest denomination
Climate
Ireland has a temperate maritime climate, with mild winters and cool summers. Rainfall is common throughout the year
Main Industries
Pharmaceutical and chemical products, computer hardware and software, food and beverages, and medical devices
Level of Development
Ireland is a developed country, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 2 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 70,273 square kilometers

Experience the magic of Ireland 🇮🇪, a land of stunning landscapes, ancient castles 🏰, and vibrant culture. Marvel at the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher 🌊, immerse yourself in the traditional music 🎶, and discover the many wonders of this enchanting island. Plan your Irish adventure today!

Ireland is a country located in northwestern Europe, occupying about five-sixths of the island of Ireland. It is bordered by Northern Ireland (part of the United Kingdom) to the northeast and shares maritime borders with the United Kingdom to the east and Iceland and Norway to the west.

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  • Anne Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Ballycarbery Castle Ruins, Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry, Ireland
  • Burren Way, Lislorkan North, Co. Clare, Ireland, Clare
  • Castle Wellan, Castlewellan, County Down, Northern Ireland
  • Claddagh Quay, Galway, Ireland
  • Cliffs of Moher, Ireland (1)
  • Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
  • Cliffs of Moher, Lislorkan North, County Clare, Ireland (1)
  • Cliffs of Moher, Lislorkan North, County Clare, Ireland
  • Cobh, County Cork, Ireland
  • Cobh, Ireland
  • Donegal coast, Ireland
  • Donegal, Ireland
  • Doolin, County Clare, Ireland
  • Doonagore Castle, Doolin, Ireland
  • Galway, County Galway, Ireland
  • Glendalough Upper lake, Wicklow, Ireland
  • Ireland (2)
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  • Kylemore (Abbey Entrance), Mweelin, County Galway, Ireland
  • Ring of Kerry Lookout and Car Park, Ireland
  • Rope Bridge, Ireland
  • Saltee Island Great, Ierland
  • Skellig, Bantry, Ireland
  • Valentia Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Ireland include:

  • 1

    Cliffs of Moher: a natural wonder located in County Clare that boasts stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.

  • 2

    Guinness Storehouse: a museum and brewery tour in Dublin that celebrates the history of Guinness beer.

  • 3

    Ring of Kerry: a scenic drive through the southwest of Ireland that showcases the country's rugged coastline and stunning landscapes.

  • 4

    Trinity College and the Book of Kells: a historic university in Dublin that houses the famous illuminated manuscript, the Book of Kells.

  • 5

    Blarney Castle and Stone: a castle in County Cork that is famous for its stone, which is said to grant the gift of eloquence to those who kiss it.

  • 6

    Killarney National Park: a national park in County Kerry that features lakes, mountains, and forests and is popular for hiking and wildlife spotting.

  • 7

    St. Patrick's Cathedral: a historic church in Dublin that is named after Ireland's patron saint.

  • 8

    Newgrange: a prehistoric monument in County Meath that dates back to 3200 BC and is older than Stonehenge and the pyramids of Giza.

  • 9

    Giant's Causeway: a natural wonder located in Northern Ireland that consists of unique hexagonal basalt columns.

  • 10

    Kylemore Abbey: a beautiful castle and Victorian-era estate in County Galway that is now a popular tourist attraction.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Ireland has to offer. The country is also known for its lively music and pub culture, friendly people, and rich history and culture.

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