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Beautiful pictures of Ireland

Cliffs of Mohar

The Giant's Causeway made of basalt columns from an old volcanic eruption.

Traditional Irish Step Dancing

Fast FactsPopulation: 4.8 Million People Religion: Roman Catholic 85% Capital: DublinIndustries: pharmaceuticals, chemicals, computer hardware and software, food products, beverages and brewing; medical devicesSource: Central Intelligence Agency. Central Intelligence Agency. 19 Apr. 2014 .


The Irish constitution establishes the main government institutions of Ireland. The state is divided into three separate powers: the legislative power, the executive power, and the judicial power. The legislative power belongs to the national parliament which consists of an upper and lower house and president. The executive power belongs to the prime minister, deputy prime minister and the cabinet of ministers. The judicial power resides with the courts.Source: Irish Government. Main Institutions of the state. 19 Apr. 2014 .

The Irish play native games of Gaelic football (a cross between soccer and rugby) and hurling (similar to field hockey). The Gaelic Athletic Association was founded in 1884 to revive native Irish sports. Today amateur and professional teams compete in the traditional sports.Source:Ranelagh, John O'Beirne. "Sports and recreation." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica. 19 Apr. 2014 .

The Irish Flag

Here is the Island of Ireland

I'm a leprechaun!

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