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0928 Final Ireland

  1. 1. Ireland<br />Ireland ‘s nickname is the &quot;Emerald Isle“ <br />It&apos;s unbelievably green, with expanses of rolling fields <br />and hills, lush vegetation under foot, colorful gardens. <br />
  2. 2. Geography of Ireland<br />Ireland<br />Irelandis an island country situated in the Northwest of Europe.<br />
  3. 3. Geography of Ireland<br />Capital of Ireland is Dublin<br />It has been a member of the European Union since 1973. <br />Capital of Ireland is Dublin<br />
  4. 4. Ireland’s Flag<br />The national Flag is the tricolor of green, white and orange.<br />
  5. 5. Ireland’s Flag<br />The orange represents <br />the new elements that joined us later in our history.<br />The white symbolizes the union of all <br />in brotherhood and common nationality.<br />Gee <br />The green is<br /> a symbol of <br />the ancient Irish ancestry. <br />
  6. 6. Irish Currency<br />The Irish currency is Irish Pound. <br />A new currency, the Euro, is currently being introduced. <br />It will completely replace the Irish Pound and most other European Union currencies in the 1st of January, 2002.<br />
  7. 7. National Emblem<br />The Official emblem of Ireland is the harp. <br />Ireland is the only country <br />in the world who uses<br />a musical Instrument as its national emblem.<br />
  8. 8. National Emblem<br />The Shamrock is another recognized symbol of Ireland.<br />Our national airline, AerLiongus, Uses it as its emblem.<br />
  9. 9. The symbol of the Claddagh Ring<br />The hands are there <br />for friendship,<br />The heart is there <br />for love. <br />For loyalty <br />throughout the year, The crown is raised <br />above. <br />
  10. 10. The patron saint of Ireland<br />_ St. Patrick<br />Who is St. Patrick?<br />St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland<br />
  11. 11. The patron saint of Ireland_<br /> St. Patrick<br /> Irish celebrate him on 17th of March each year.<br />They were green costume and they eat and drink green food.<br />
  12. 12. St. Patrick’s Day<br /> Irish celebrate him on 17th of March each year.<br />They were green costume and they eat and drink green food.<br />
  13. 13. St. Patrick’s Day<br />St. Patrick is said to have used three-leafed shamrock to explain in the blessed Trinity to the Pagan Irish in 432A.D.<br />
  14. 14. Language<br />Ireland has 2 official Language:<br />English and Irish<br />English which is spoken everywhere, <br />and Irish which is generally confined to small areas of the West, Southwest and Northwest as an everyday<br />means of communication.<br />
  15. 15. A sample Gaelic Reading<br />Irish, however, is taught <br /> in all schools in the country-both primary and secondary<br />Listen to Irish book reading<br />
  16. 16. Irish Celtic Knot<br />The Celtic Knot is one of the best known motifs in Celtic <br />art & folklore. The twists and turns of the design are found in Ancient stone art and tattoos.<br />
  17. 17. Irish Celtic Knot<br />The Celtic knot is also known as the universal symbol of an endless circle of one. A wedding ring with Celtic knot work is a row of intertwined knots with no beginning and no end - symbolizing the winding together of a couples lives into <br />one<br />
  18. 18. Irish Music<br />The traditional group, the Chieftans, have played Irish music all over the world .<br />**The Chieftains are a Grammy-winning Irish musical group founded in 1962, best known for being one of the first bands to <br />make Irish traditional music<br />popular around the world.<br />
  19. 19. Irish Dance<br />Ireland has a proud tradition in music and dancing.<br />Irish dances are now greatly admired by the people of the world over due to River dance and the Lord of the dance.<br />Watch River Dance<br />
  20. 20. Irish Dance costume<br />
  21. 21. Discover Ireland<br />Click to travel Ireland<br />

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