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IRELAND

Geography
Stories

Symbols
Musi
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Food Places to visit


Geography
* Official Name: ire,
Republic of Ireland

* Capital: Dublin

* Population: 4,109,086

* Monetary unit: Euro


* Official languages:
Irish/English

* Area: 68,890 square km

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* Major mountain ranges:
Macgillycuddy's Reeks,
Wicklow Mountains

* Major rivers: Shannon,


Liffey, Boyne, Moy,
Barrow
Symbols

The flag of Ireland was


The coat of arms: The shamrock is a
adopted on January 21, 1919.
The harp is used as popular way to
Ireland's flag uses color to
the symbol of the represent Saint
symbolize religions; green is
Irish State and is Patrick's Day.
representative of Catholics;
used on the back of
orange is representative of
Irish Euro coins.
Protestants, and the white
is symbolic of the union of
both
Food
Vegetables Potatoes Cheese

Fish Bread Meat


Irish stew Colcannon

Scones

Guinness
beer
Stories
The original Irish name means small-bodied
fellow. In Irish mythology, a leprechaun is a male
fary said to inhabit the island of Ireland.

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Leprechauns usually take the form of old men.
Their trade is that of a cobbler or shoemaker.
They are said to be very rich. According to
legend, if anyone keeps an eye fixed upon one,
he cannot escape, but the moment the gaze is
withdrawn, he vanishes.
Music
The harp is one of the
cultural icons of The fiddle and
Ireland, and was used the penny
extensively in the whistle are
Middle Ages. well-known for
their use in
traditional
Irish music.

The bodhran is a goat-skin


drum that adds percussion
to the mix. Concertinas and
accordions are popular as
well
Places to visit
Dublin Newgrange Rock of Cashel - Cork

Gallarus oratory - Dingle Cliffs of Moher Kylemore Abbey - Connemara