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Ireland powerpint

  1. 1. IRELAND / ÉIRE
  2. 2. General Facts • Ireland’s population is between 4 and 5 million people. • The Republic of Ireland forms part of the E.U. • Ireland’s only neighbouring country is Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom. • Ireland is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean.
  3. 3. The Irish Flag The Irish flag has three vertical stripes. The three colours are green, white and orange.
  4. 4. Capital • Dublin is the capital of Ireland.
  5. 5. Other Cities CORK: GALWAY:
  6. 6. Ireland’s most important river is the River Shannon.
  7. 7. Ireland’s most important monuments are Newgrange and Blarney Castle.
  8. 8. Ireland is also famous for its beautiful scenery and landscapes. The Cliffs of Moher: The Giant’s Causeway: The Burren:
  9. 9. There are many mountains in Ireland. The most famous mountains are The Sperrin, The Wicklow mountains and Croagh Patrick.
  10. 10. THE TWO LANGUAGES SPOKEN IN IRELAND ARE IRISH GAELIC AND ENGLSIH. THE NATIVE IRISH LANGAUGE, GAELIC, IS TAUGH IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND IS SPOKEN ON A DAILY BASIS IN THE GAELTACHT AREAS.
  11. 11. THE MOST IMPORTANT FESTIVAL IN IRELAND IS ST. PATRICK’S DAY
  12. 12. IRISH WEATHER RAIN  • It rains almost every day. • It’s always cloudy. • It’s hardly ever sunny. • It’s usually windy.
  13. 13. THANK-YOU FOR LISTENING.

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