The tears are bitter, but bitter is not leaking.
If we could teach to speak English and
listen to Irish society is civilized. -Oscar Wilde-
The island of Ireland is located in northwestern Europe, in the
north Atlantic Ocean. The ocean is responsible for the
rugged western coastline, along with many islands,
peninsulas and bays. The most notable geographic feature
of Ireland are the central plains surrounded by a ring of
coastal mountains. The highest peak is Carrantuohill of 1041
m. There are a number of large lakes in the courses of rivers
in Ireland, Bough Nigh is the largest of the British Isles and
Ireland. The River Shannon divides the island in two, with a
distance of 113 km is the longest river of the island, ranging
from County Cavan in the north to the Atlantic, south of
Limerick. The island of Ireland is divided between the
Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Located west of
the island of Britain. Has a total area of 84,116 km ². Ireland is
separated from the sea by the British island of Ireland.
placement of the
Today this monastery
is the Monastery of
the Benedictine nun
with school and
garden. In Dublin.
Blarney Castle is a medieval
fortress located in Blarney,
near Cork in Ireland. In the
The Convent Good Shepherd is
another of those places you must
visit on your trip to Ireland, located in
Cork City this convent was built in
1881 and it is a jewel of architecture
in this country.
The building was destroyed during the Irish
civil war being bombed by the government
against the rebels. This fact led to the near
destruction of the building as well as the
disappearance of all important documents
that were kept in the civil registry office.
After this destruction was initiated in 1932
following the reconstruction and the original
design. So in this way in the central area
there is a portico with six Corinthian columns
in the center of the building with a flashlight
The Cross is a large cross Muiredach
Celta 5.5 meters high at
Monasterboice in County Louth in
Ireland. The cross is considered the
most important in Ireland. It was he
named in honor of Muiredach a
century abbot X.
The Museum of Modern Art in Ireland
operates in the building of the old Royal
Hospital Kilmainham, a XVII century
building, founded in 1684 as a hospital
and to treat the soldiers withdrawn.
Functioned as such for 250 years and its
design was inspired by Les Invalides in
Paris. By 1984 the old building was
restored and opened its doors as a
museum in 1991.
Casino Marino is building a neo-classical
architecture located in Marino. The
building is a building of solid gray stone in
the middle of a garden, was built towards
the end of the 70's of 1700 by the Scottish
architect Sir William Chambers for the first
as the residence of Count Charlemont
pleasure and recreation.
Bantry House is a historic mansion with
gardens in Bantry, Condac Cork, Ireland.
The mansion is owned by the White family,
Earls of Bantry since 1739. Around 1700,
construction began on a principle called
Blackrock. In 1750 Richard White bought the
mansion to Samuel Hutchinson calling
Seafield. In the decade of 1780 the mansion
occupied Bantry 320 km2. The north facade
was added to the set later. In 1946 he was
open to the public since the beginning of
the 1990s offers hotel.
The stone circles of Drombeg is
located in the west of
Rosscarbery near Glandore,
County Cork in Ireland. It is a
circle composed of seventeen
menhir with nine meters in
diameter from about the year 150
a. C. The circle has a pair of two
meters of stones placed in a
horizontal direction south-west
oriented so that the winter solstice
the sun's rays are the altar. The site
was excavated and restored in
1958. During this process it was
found a pot in the center of the
circle containing the cremated
remains of a young teenager.
The Irish love of festivals, so there are all kinds.
The most famous are:
Festival of the Rose of Tralee,
Tullamore Phoenix Festival-The largest festival in Ireland-
Festival of Ardara Match Making
Festival of Humor in Verse of The Bard of Armagh
Festival of National the Arados
County Plows Wexford.
Flight of the Earls.
St. Patrick's Festival (which lasts 5 days)
Irish history is full of myths and
legends, from romantic tales of
warriors and saints and fairies
elderly Celtic myths are part of
Irish cultural codes. such as the
most famous stories are based on
the Children of lir, who were
turned into swans by their
The pub is a key element in the
culture, society and musical life in
Ireland. These are not just places to
drink in an Irish pub you can
philosophize about the meaning of
life, turn to global politics, listen to
poetry recitals, keep pace with a
Celtic music session or just enjoy in
silence for a pint of Guinness in front
of the fireplace.
The Irish love of tradition, so the country is full of
- Two traditions are more globally recognized,
however, the traditional Irish music and dance.
- The bodhran, which is like a drum that is attached
in hand, is one of the most popular of Irish music,
along with the quot;fiddlequot;
- Irish dancing is very competitive, and is taken very
seriously in the provincial and national
- The Irish are a nation to who likes to laugh.
- The art of telling jokes and cynicism are elegant
part of everyday life in Ireland.
The Irish are true artists of the ingenious, and from comedians
to playwrights around the world has something to say:
• quot;True friends stab you from the frontquot; Oscar Wilde, writer.
• If rain soup, the Irish come to the street with forks quot;Brendan
Behan, writer .
•quot; Do not do to others what you would do them yourself, your
tastes may be different quot;George Bernard Shaw, playwright
•quot; Being Irish, I have a persistent sense of tragedy, I sustained
during the brief periods of joy quot;WB Yeats, poet.
•quot; I have formed a group called Alcoholics Unanimous. If you
do not feel like drinking, call a phone number and come
home to convince quot;Richard Harris, actor.
•quot; My father had a strong influence on me. He was a lunatic
quot;Spike Milligan, comedian.
One of the parties is striking in Southern Ireland is St.
Patrick's Day is an annual holiday that celebrates Saint
Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, on March 17. It is a
national holiday in the Republic of Ireland (for a party
and no legal tradition in Northern Ireland), in Montserrat,
and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in
Canada. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated worldwide by all
Irish and sometimes even by people who have no Irish
ancestry. The celebration theme is usually all that is
green and Irish, both Christian and non-Christians
celebrate the feast regularly dressing in green, enjoy the
food which includes Irish cabbage and Irish drink, and
attending parades. In some establishments sell beer
dyed green for the holiday.
Northern Ireland wasn’t different from the rest of Ireland. However,
with the waves of settlers from England and Scotland have
evolved to their own cultural identity. There is a theater
movement in Belfast and a great literary activity, also has an
opera house and ballet company. Among the museums include
the Ulster Museum in Belfast, which houses a collection of Irish
antiquities, and the Museum of the Ulster Folk and Transport, in
Hollywood. Northern Ireland is a mix of attractions for the visitor
with a rich cultural heritage, stunning scenery and beautiful coast.
Northern Ireland contains the most exciting cultural events: fairs,
festivals, dance, music, among other arts. Their cuisine consists of
preparing simple dishes of meat and cooked vegetables. You
can test the culinary skills of the visitor course haute cuisine, or
sample the best dishes at a restaurant to hold Michelin stars in
The Irish (Gaeilge in Irish) is a Goidelic language that is spoken in
Ireland and in small communities in Canada and Argentina. Is
recognized as an official language of the Republic of Ireland and
received a degree of formal recognition in Northern Ireland under
the Good Friday Agreement to other varieties that are spoken in
Northern Ireland. There is talk in Ireland, some communities in
Newfoundland and Argentina.
Words in Irish
- Gracias: Go raibh - left: clé
-Monday: Dé Luain -
maith Agat -right: ceart
Tuesday: Dé Máirt - -
-anything: Tá fáilte
-Far: i bhfad
-near: cóngarach (do),
-Hello: Dia dhuit
-What is your name?:
-Friday Dé: hAoine
Cad is ainm duit?
- Avenue: aibhinne
-My name is Judith
Flynn: Judith Flynn is -North: tuaisceart
ainm dom. - South: deisceart
-how are you?:
Conasida tá tú?
- West: iarthar
Elena Merino Martínez
Esther Moraga Olmeda