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    • Ireland
    • Ireland is situated in the Atlantic Ocean and separated from Great Britain by the Irish Sea.
    • 4 Provinces and 32 Counties
    • The flag of Ireland is green, whiteandorange.
      The green represents Catholics,
      the orange is for Protestants, and
      the white symbolizes the hope for peace between the two groups.
    • It rains a lot making everything very green.
      It is often called “The Emerald Isle.”
    •                      
      The Giant’s Causeway is a mass of stone columns that extend from a cliff in Northern Ireland and disappear under the sea towards Scotland. They were formed by a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago. However, the ancients believed it to be the work of a giant named Fin M’Coul.
    • CASTLES IN IRELAND
      ROSS CASTLE
      ASHFORD CASTLE
      BUNRATTY CASTLE
      MALAHIDE CASTLE
      TRIM CASTLE
    • SPORTS
      Hurling
      GaelicFootball
      Soccer
      Fishing
      GreyhoundRacing
    • FOOD
      Irishbreakfast
      Fish and chips
      scones
      Leaksoup
      IrishStew
    • NationalHolidays
      The National Holiday is March 17, St. Patrick’s Day,
    • Irish Symbols
      Theleprechaun
      THE SHAMROCK
      Legendssay
      • theleaveswill stand uprightwhen a stormapproaches
      • and that no snakewillbefoundamongthem.
      • When St. Patrick cametoIreland he usedtheShamrocktosymbolizethemeaning of thechurch'steachingonthe Trinity.
      CLADDAG RING
      Meaning:
      • Hands….. Friendship
      • TheHeart…… Love
      • TheCrown……. loyalty
      TheCeltic Cross
    • Music
      fiddle
      Music has always been an important part of Irish life. Irish music is produced with instruments like ….
      the uilleann pipe
      the whistle
      the bodhran
      IrishHarp
    • FamousIrishPeople
      Writer
      Oscar Wilde
      (1854.1900)
      Writer
      James Joyce-Ulysses
      (1882.1941)
      Singer
      Bono,U2
      Singer
      Enya
      Actor
      Pierce Brosnan
    • What do we call stories like this that are very old and have been passed down by word of mouth?
      Folktales
    • the folktale Fin M’Coul by TomieDePaola.
    • The Celts, warriors from western Europe, controlled Ireland for 1000 years.
      Today the term “celtic” is often used to refer to anything traditionally Irish, such as celtic music and celtic dance.
      Dance, music, holidays, and traditions are all part of a people’s culture.