About Ireland

Ireland is as enchanting as its nickname,  "the Emerald Isle". Nestled into the North Atlantic on the edge of Europe, the country attracts millions of visitors yearly with its beautiful natural landscapes and hospitable culture. Ireland has a relatively small population of just under 5 million, and its largest city is also its capital city, Dublin. Irish culture is very unique and dates back to ancient times. Today, the Irish language is still spoken by some residents in the country. The Irish flag, which is made up of green, white, and orange stripes, is one of the most recognizable flags in the world. 

Ireland Trivia

What Languages Are Spoken In Ireland?

The two principal languages of Ireland are English and Irish. Irish is considered the official and national language of the Republic of Ireland; Northern Ireland has no official language. However, English has been the dominant spoken language in both political areas since the end of the 19th century. The two regional languages of Ireland are Ulster Scots and Shelta. Minority languages in Ireland are spoken mainly by immigrant groups. The most common of these include Polish, German, French, Japanese, and Mandarin.

What Languages Are Spoken In Ireland?

What is the National Animal of Ireland?

The national land animal is not very clear although the Irish Hare has been treated as the national animal. It can be noted that the hare was not the original idea for a national animal. Initially the Irish elk is what was defined as the national animal, an iconic mammal that was found in the whole of Northern Europe. Since this mammal no longer exists, the next possible contender for the spot was the red deer. This was not well received as its origin was also not very clear. Some people still consider the red deer as the national animal.

What is the National Animal of Ireland?

What is the Biggest Religion in Ireland?

Roman Catholicism is the predominant religion in Ireland and the largest Christian denomination with a population of 78.8%. The population of Catholics in Ireland is about 4.7 million

Major Religions in the Republic of Ireland

Is Ireland a Country?

The Republic of Ireland is a sovereign nation in the north western region of Europe. Its capital city is Dublin, which is also the largest city in the country. The country is located on the island of Ireland, along with Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. Besides Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland is bordered by the Irish Sea, Saint George’s Channel, Celtic Sea, and Atlantic Ocean. Ireland covers an area of 70,273 square kilometers and has a population of about 4.76 million inhabitants.

Is Ireland a Country?

What is the Largest Island in Ireland?

Achill Island is the largest island on the main body of land that is Ireland. It is located off the west coast in County Mayo covering an area of 57 square miles. Achill Island is the second most populated island of Ireland with a population of 2,700 people with much of the migration to the island taking place in the 17th and 18th century.

The Largest Islands in Ireland

What is the biggest city in Ireland?

Dublin is the most populated city in Ireland with a population of 527,000.

What is the Largest City in Ireland?

What is the Biggest National Park in Ireland?

Wicklow Mountains is the largest national park in Ireland, covering 205 sq km.

The Six National Parks Of Ireland

What is the Currency of Ireland?

The official currency of the Republic of Ireland is the Euro.

What is the Currency of Ireland?