Interesting Facts About Ireland


Interesting facts Ireland:

Nationality: Irishman, Irishwoman
Languages: English,
Religions: Roman Catholic
Population: 4,892,305
Median Age: 36.1%
Population Growth rate: 1.25%
Birth Rate:  1.48%
Death Rate:  0.65%
Capital: Dublin
Electricity Production: 26.09 billion kWh
Electricity exports: 389 million kWh
Electricity Import: 2.716 billion kWh
Telephone Landlines: 2.02 million
Telephone- Mobile Cellular: 2.9 million
Airports: 40
Airports with Paved Runways: 24
Heliports: ---
Railways: 3237 km
Road Ways: 96036 km
Water Ways: 956 km
Passport Validity: Must be valid at the point of entry

Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600 and 150 B.C.. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014
Ireland joined the EU community in 1973 and the eurozone currency union in 1999.

Ireland is a small modern trade-dependent economy. Ireland was among the initial group of 12 EU nations that began circulating the euro in January 2002

interesting facts Ireland

Facts Ireland 

  • Ireland is called Eire in Irish and also known as the Republic of Ireland 

  • "Ireland" covers five-sixths of the island of the same name, the remaining one-sixth of the island of Northern Ireland, which is part of the  United Kingdom

  • The Irish capital Dublin is home to over one-quarter of the total population 
  • Ireland has won the Euro vision Song Contest a record seven times 

  • The world-famous Guinness beer is from Ireland, it originated in the Dublin brewery of Arthur Guinness 

  • At the Olympics, boxing is Ireland's most successful sport

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