THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
Hi, WHAT’S THE CRAIC? My name is Paddy, and I’m one of the Leprechauns,  lucky gnomes who will guide you through Ireland; ...
This is a world map. Can you locate it on the map? Well done!                                        
Yeah, it is in the West of  Europe
The REPUBLIC OF IRELAND is in the centre and south part of the beautiful island of IRELAND, which is called “THE EMERALD I...
The Republic of Ireland is divided into 26 counties. The 6 northern counties of The Ulster belong to Northern Ireland, whi...
What do you know about our country? Let’s see some icons and general facts...
It is a Republic (We haven’t got a Queen or a King) And it is a Catholic country. Religion is very important in the life o...
The shamrock is our symbolic plant And the harp is our symbolic instrument And can you guess which is our symbolic colour?...
Even mailboxes are green!
And we speak two languages:  English And Irish Cheers! Sláunta
Music is always an important part in the life of Irish people Both traditional Celtic music played in pubs.... ...and mode...
This is the “CÉILÍ”, the traditional Irish dancing And this is the typical dress for dancing
The Corrs U2 Cranberries Famous bands and singers!                 
St Valentine’s Day Halloween Christmas These are the most famous festivals and celebrations! St Patrick’s Day             ...
Have a look at the pubs, they’re so colourful and charming! Irish people are heavy drinkers, an average Irish person drink...
A pint of Guiness stout (black beer) Old Guiness ads
And Irish coffee (it has whiskey in it) Bulmers (cyder which we have with ice) Baileys Jameson whiskey
Come on folks! Go home! When a pub is about to close (at 12,30 pm more or less)... They toll a bell And send people home
Weddings and funerals are very big events... A funeral lasts up to 3 days... And all people and relatives go to a restaura...
On St Patrick’s Day  there are parades everywhere! Everybody wears green huts And paint green shamrocks on their faces
St Patrick is our Patron Saint. He brought Catholicism into the country
Breakfast is a big meal, look! Baked beans Tea or coffee Cereal Black pudding Bacon Toast sausages And eggs Orange juice  ...
Junk food is very popular, especially for lunch, which is between 12:30 and 13:30  Sandwiches Burgers And of course: Fish ...
Dinner is our biggest meal, and it’s around 6 pm.  Salad Or fish Chicken Pasta The Irish smoked salmon is the best in the ...
We eat potatoes with everything  Fried (chips/French fries or wedges) In bags (crisps)  boiled Or roasted                 ...
Oh, and we drink tea all day! And we eat lots of chocolate. Irish chocolate is GORGEOUS! Cadbury is our favourite brand!
In all schools, even public ones, they wear a uniform
Road signs are crazy
Irish sheep have long hair
Gaelic football... Irish people REALLY love sports
Hurling...
Soccer....
Golf....
Rugby.... Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) logo
Greyhound racing...
And horse racing... A business that moves lots of money You can bet here!
Well, Let’s continue with Dublin City, the capital city of the country...
This is the Castle of Dublin
Christ Church Cathedral
The Georgian doors are always colourful
The Four Courts
The Half-Penny Bridge, called this way because in the past it was the only bridge here and you had to pay ½  penny to cros...
The Spire, built in tin for the year 2000 is 300 metres high                        
O’Connell Street, where the statue of O’Connell is. You can see a typical two-storey yellow bus
And this is O’Connell Bridge, the only bridge in the world that is wider than long.
This view is very typical in the streets of Dublin!
If the bells are tolling while you are crossing the bellfry, you won’t pass your exams  The Trinity College is Dublin Univ...
And if we go down the East Coast, we will find Wicklow and Wexford Counties... In Powerscourt there is a huge waterfall .....
The Wicklow seaside is so beautiful... Especially in Spring!
A typical Celtic Cross in Glendalough
St Kevin’s Round Tower, in Glendalough.......Hold it and... make a wish!
Glendalough, in County Wicklow
The Monastic City of Glendalough
The Upper Lake of Glendalough
In County Wexford is Hook Head, with the oldest lighthouse working in Europe... ... And Loftus Hall, the most haunted hous...
The Ring of Kerry is absolutely amazing!!!! Look at these pictures...
One of the lakes of Killarney, in the Ring of Kerry
The Gap of Dunloe, impressive, isn’t it?
This is a traditional Irish cottage
Here you are the Cliffs of Moher, in County Clare, 300 metres high
There are lots of beautiful castles. Kilkenny Castle is maybe the best one
This is a village called Cobh, in County Cork
Dingle Peninsula
Newgrange, megalithic tombs built 5,200 years ago
Curracloe Beach, where  ‘Save Private Ryan’  was filmed, in Co. Wexford
The mysterious Lismore Castle
Kylemore Abbey And finally...  The beautiful Connemara
Did you like it? I wish you have learnt lots of things about Ireland!!! Come and visit us soon! HAVE A NICE DAY, MATE!!!!
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  1. 1. THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
  2. 2. Hi, WHAT’S THE CRAIC? My name is Paddy, and I’m one of the Leprechauns, lucky gnomes who will guide you through Ireland; you can find us in the Irish forest with a pot full of gold coins First of all...do you know where my country is?                                                       
  3. 3. This is a world map. Can you locate it on the map? Well done!                                        
  4. 4. Yeah, it is in the West of Europe
  5. 5. The REPUBLIC OF IRELAND is in the centre and south part of the beautiful island of IRELAND, which is called “THE EMERALD ISLAND”, or “EIRE”, one of the British Isles The British Isles                                        
  6. 6. The Republic of Ireland is divided into 26 counties. The 6 northern counties of The Ulster belong to Northern Ireland, which is part of the UK      
  7. 7. What do you know about our country? Let’s see some icons and general facts...
  8. 8. It is a Republic (We haven’t got a Queen or a King) And it is a Catholic country. Religion is very important in the life of Irish people
  9. 9. The shamrock is our symbolic plant And the harp is our symbolic instrument And can you guess which is our symbolic colour? It’s obvious!!!! GREEN!!!!!!
  10. 10. Even mailboxes are green!
  11. 11. And we speak two languages: English And Irish Cheers! Sláunta
  12. 12. Music is always an important part in the life of Irish people Both traditional Celtic music played in pubs.... ...and modern music, which is played in “gigs” (small concerts in pubs) The harp is the symbol of Ireland, it’s in its coins.                                  
  13. 13. This is the “CÉILÍ”, the traditional Irish dancing And this is the typical dress for dancing
  14. 14. The Corrs U2 Cranberries Famous bands and singers!                 
  15. 15. St Valentine’s Day Halloween Christmas These are the most famous festivals and celebrations! St Patrick’s Day                 
  16. 16. Have a look at the pubs, they’re so colourful and charming! Irish people are heavy drinkers, an average Irish person drinks 6 litres of beer per day!!!! A pub crowl is going from pub to pub FOR A WHOLE DAY!!!
  17. 17. A pint of Guiness stout (black beer) Old Guiness ads
  18. 18. And Irish coffee (it has whiskey in it) Bulmers (cyder which we have with ice) Baileys Jameson whiskey
  19. 19. Come on folks! Go home! When a pub is about to close (at 12,30 pm more or less)... They toll a bell And send people home
  20. 20. Weddings and funerals are very big events... A funeral lasts up to 3 days... And all people and relatives go to a restaurant to have a meal together (paid by the dead person’s relatives), and drink Guiness in the honour of the dead person!                        
  21. 21. On St Patrick’s Day there are parades everywhere! Everybody wears green huts And paint green shamrocks on their faces
  22. 22. St Patrick is our Patron Saint. He brought Catholicism into the country
  23. 23. Breakfast is a big meal, look! Baked beans Tea or coffee Cereal Black pudding Bacon Toast sausages And eggs Orange juice                          
  24. 24. Junk food is very popular, especially for lunch, which is between 12:30 and 13:30 Sandwiches Burgers And of course: Fish & Chips Pizza Hot dogs
  25. 25. Dinner is our biggest meal, and it’s around 6 pm. Salad Or fish Chicken Pasta The Irish smoked salmon is the best in the world!                        
  26. 26. We eat potatoes with everything Fried (chips/French fries or wedges) In bags (crisps) boiled Or roasted                        
  27. 27. Oh, and we drink tea all day! And we eat lots of chocolate. Irish chocolate is GORGEOUS! Cadbury is our favourite brand!
  28. 28. In all schools, even public ones, they wear a uniform
  29. 29. Road signs are crazy
  30. 30. Irish sheep have long hair
  31. 31. Gaelic football... Irish people REALLY love sports
  32. 32. Hurling...
  33. 33. Soccer....
  34. 34. Golf....
  35. 35. Rugby.... Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) logo
  36. 36. Greyhound racing...
  37. 37. And horse racing... A business that moves lots of money You can bet here!
  38. 38. Well, Let’s continue with Dublin City, the capital city of the country...
  39. 39. This is the Castle of Dublin
  40. 40. Christ Church Cathedral
  41. 41. The Georgian doors are always colourful
  42. 42. The Four Courts
  43. 43. The Half-Penny Bridge, called this way because in the past it was the only bridge here and you had to pay ½ penny to cross it. It’s over River Liffey
  44. 44. The Spire, built in tin for the year 2000 is 300 metres high                        
  45. 45. O’Connell Street, where the statue of O’Connell is. You can see a typical two-storey yellow bus
  46. 46. And this is O’Connell Bridge, the only bridge in the world that is wider than long.
  47. 47. This view is very typical in the streets of Dublin!
  48. 48. If the bells are tolling while you are crossing the bellfry, you won’t pass your exams The Trinity College is Dublin University We keep The Celtic Book of Kells in the library
  49. 49. And if we go down the East Coast, we will find Wicklow and Wexford Counties... In Powerscourt there is a huge waterfall ...and gorgeous gardens
  50. 50. The Wicklow seaside is so beautiful... Especially in Spring!
  51. 51. A typical Celtic Cross in Glendalough
  52. 52. St Kevin’s Round Tower, in Glendalough.......Hold it and... make a wish!
  53. 53. Glendalough, in County Wicklow
  54. 54. The Monastic City of Glendalough
  55. 55. The Upper Lake of Glendalough
  56. 56. In County Wexford is Hook Head, with the oldest lighthouse working in Europe... ... And Loftus Hall, the most haunted house in Ireland.
  57. 57. The Ring of Kerry is absolutely amazing!!!! Look at these pictures...
  58. 58. One of the lakes of Killarney, in the Ring of Kerry
  59. 59. The Gap of Dunloe, impressive, isn’t it?
  60. 60. This is a traditional Irish cottage
  61. 61. Here you are the Cliffs of Moher, in County Clare, 300 metres high
  62. 62. There are lots of beautiful castles. Kilkenny Castle is maybe the best one
  63. 63. This is a village called Cobh, in County Cork
  64. 64. Dingle Peninsula
  65. 65. Newgrange, megalithic tombs built 5,200 years ago
  66. 66. Curracloe Beach, where ‘Save Private Ryan’ was filmed, in Co. Wexford
  67. 67. The mysterious Lismore Castle
  68. 68. Kylemore Abbey And finally... The beautiful Connemara
  69. 69. Did you like it? I wish you have learnt lots of things about Ireland!!! Come and visit us soon! HAVE A NICE DAY, MATE!!!!

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