The most importants cities of ireland.• Dublin- Is the capital of Leinster and ireland with 1.661.185 habitants.• Founded by vikings this city as a militar base and a slaves trade post.• Now is the main city of the island ant atracks most of the turist.
• Cork is the second most important city of Ireland and its the main city of Munster with moreless 400000 habitants.• Galway is the main city of connaught with 72000 habitants.
Religion and culture Christanity is the predominant religion, with the roman catholic church as the largest of all.Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland.In fact the Irish national day is Saint patrick day on 17 March.
The Leprechaun A leprechaun is a type of fairy in Irish folklore, usually taking the form of an old man, clad in a red or green coat.
Hallowen• Hallowen cames from the gaelic festival of Samhain were the Gaels thought that at this day the dead would revive.
Music• In Ireland the traditional music has remained vibrant but there also some internationally known artist like U2
Tipical sports• Hurling: Is an outdoor team game of Gaelic origin and prehistoric origins.Players have to hit a ball with hurley or sticks and score a goal.• Gaelic football: Is just as the normal futboll but using the hands.
History• The original inhabitants of Ireland were hunters and gatherers during the Mesolithic period 12000 years ago.• 400 DC. Saint Patrick came to Ireland.• 1366 The British dominate Ireland• 1534 Henry VIII puts himself as teh head of the Church.• The Irish rebellion starts.• 1992 Ireland becomes an independent country
Some interestestig things to wach • Main entrance of Trinity College - Dublin - Ireland - Eire: Trinity College is famed for its great treasures: the book of Kells, a 9th century illuminated manuscript, the Books of Durrow and Armagh and an early Irish harp.
• Custom Building - Dublin - Ireland: The Custom House was designed in neo-classic style by the renowned James Gandon and it was completed in 1791. It has played a important role in Dublins social, economic and political history over the last 200 years.
• Temple Bar - Dublin - Ireland: Temple Bar is one of the citys oldest areas; the once rundown buildings in this maze of streets are today the night entertainment and eating hotspot of Dublin.