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The Irish consume in average 131.1 liters of beer per year - the 2nd highest per- capita consumption after the Czech Republic. Famous Irish breweries include Guinness, Smithwicks (Kilkenny), and Harp Lager. The three most famous symbols of Ireland are the green Shamrock, the harp, and the Celtic cross. Halloween ...

Its currency is the Euro. The country's official language is both English and Irish. Most people speak a dialect of English, however many families who have lived in Ireland for generations understand and speak Irish. Ireland does not have an official religion, but the primary religion that is followed in the country is Christianity.

Ireland Facts for Kids. Learn some interesting information about Ireland while enjoying a range of fun facts and trivia that's perfect for kids! Read about the national symbols, Irish novelists, its national holiday, major cities, language, favorite sport and much more.

What are facts about Ireland?

Aug 29, 2017 ... Here are 40 Interesting Ireland facts. 1-5 Ireland Facts 1. Over 40M people of Irish descent are in the United States, 8x more than the population of.

Jun 30, 2017 ... Ever wondered about how the Irish got that way? I don't know about you but I can often root an Irish person out in a crowd full of strangers especially on St. Patrick's Day in the US when they can stand out a mile. In celebration of the special occasion that is March 17, here are some intriguing facts and ...

Ireland Facts: did you know that... In 2011, the population of Ireland was about 6.4 million, ranking it the second-most populous island in Europe after Great Britain?

What are the top 5 facts of the Ireland potato famine?

Feb 6, 2015 ... Irish Potato Famine, also known as the Great Famine, took place in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. It caused numerous deaths due to starvation and disease and led to mass emigration from the island. Here are 10 interesting facts about this event which is considered a turning point in the history of Ireland ...

In 1845, 24% of all Irish tenant farms were of 0.4–2 hectares (1–5 acres) in size, while 40% were of 2–6 hectares (5–15 acres). Holdings were so small that no crop other than potatoes would suffice to feed a family. Shortly before the famine the British government reported that poverty was so widespread that one-third of all ...

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