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Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600 and 150 B.C., followed by Norsemen in the late 8th century. Anglo-Norman invasions began in the 12th century. The modern Irish state broke from the UK in 1921.

  • Cliffs of Moher;
  • Dublin (includes Dublin Castle, Trinity College & Book of Kells, Grafton Street, Kilmainham Gaol);
  • Killarney National Park & Muckross House & Gardens;
  • Ring of Kerry;
  • Kilkenny Castle;
  • Blarney Castle;
  • Bru na Boinne;
  • Powerscourt Estate
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  • The State's Capital
  • Time Zone
    UTC 0
  • Telephone Code
  • Total Area
    70 273 Km2
  • Population
    5 275 004 (2022 est.)
  • Main Languages
    English, Irish (Gaelic or Gaeilge)
  • Currency
    Euros (EUR)
  • GDP Per Capita
    USD 102500
  • Airports

    Temperate maritime; modified by North Atlantic Current; mild winters, cool summers; consistently humid; overcast about half the time

    Irish 82.2%, Irish travelers 0.7%, other White 9.5%, Asian 2.1%, Black 1.4%, other 1.5%, unspecified 2.6% (2016 est.)

    Hands should remain visible while eating; try to not let your elbows rest on the table.

    Irish Stew — mutton stew with potatoes, onions, carrots, and parsley

    Strong, export-based EU economy; multinational-business-friendly environment known for resilience, even amid COVID-19 disruptions; real wage growth beyond other OECD members; high livings standards; strong social equity and cohesion; aging labor force

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