Ireland Facts

Ireland is a beautiful country. The Emerald Isle, full of natural beauty and rich History.

Ireland the island is split into two countries, The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Dublin is the Capital of Ireland, with a population of over 500,000 people!

There are over 4,700,000 people living in Ireland!

Ireland is heavily Catholic and Protestant.

The longest river in Ireland is the River Shannon. Running for 224 miles.

Ireland has more cows than people!

The average life expectancy in Ireland is 81, this is almost 10 years above the global average of 71.5 years!

Dublin was established as a Viking city

Ireland is one of the initial European Union member nations and began using the Euro as its official currency in 2002.

St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th, is Irelands national holiday. It is also celebrated by many other nations around the world.

The Shamrock Clover is the national symbol of Ireland along with the Harp.

Aer Lingus is the Irish Airline. I’ve had the pleasure of being a passenger on Aer Lingus once before!

Ireland covers 26,598 square miles!

Ireland is home to many of the biggest American corporation’s European Headquarters! Some of these companies are, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Google.

Check out my ultimate 24 hour itinerary for Dublin Here