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Ireland

  1. 1. Ireland<br />
  2. 2. Ireland is situated in the Atlantic Ocean and separated from Great Britain by the Irish Sea. <br />
  3. 3. 4 Provinces and 32 Counties<br />
  4. 4. The flag of Ireland is green, whiteandorange. <br />The green represents Catholics, <br />the orange is for Protestants, and<br />the white symbolizes the hope for peace between the two groups.<br />
  5. 5. CLIFF OF MOHER<br />IF YOU LIKE HEIGHTS THIS IS YOUR PLACE<br /><ul><li>It rains a lot making everything very green.
  6. 6. It is often called “The Emerald Isle.”</li></li></ul><li>THIS IS <br />SAINT PATRICK’S <br />CATHEDRAL<br />IN DUBLIN .<br />IT IS VERY <br /> BEAUTIFUL.<br />DUBLIN IS THE CAPITAL OF <br />IRELAND !!!<br />
  7. 7. CASTLES IN IRELAND<br /> ROSS CASTLE<br />ASHFORD CASTLE<br />BUNRATTY CASTLE<br /> MALAHIDE CASTLE<br />TRIM CASTLE<br />
  8. 8. SPORTS<br />Hurling<br />GaelicFootball<br />Soccer<br />Fishing<br />GreyhoundRacing<br />
  9. 9. FOOD <br />Irishbreakfast<br />Fish and chips<br />scones<br />Leaksoup<br />IrishStew<br />
  10. 10. NationalHolidays<br />The National Holiday is March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, <br />
  11. 11. Irish Symbols<br />Theleprechaun<br />THE SHAMROCK<br />Legendssay<br /><ul><li>theleaveswill stand uprightwhen a stormapproaches
  12. 12. and that no snakewillbefoundamongthem.
  13. 13. When St. Patrick cametoIreland he usedtheShamrocktosymbolizethemeaning of thechurch'steachingonthe Trinity. </li></ul>CLADDAG RING<br />Meaning:<br /><ul><li>Hands….. Friendship
  14. 14. TheHeart…… Love
  15. 15. TheCrown……. loyalty</li></ul>TheCeltic Cross<br />
  16. 16. Music<br />fiddle<br />Music has always been an important part of Irish life. Irish music is produced with instruments like ….<br />the uilleann pipe<br />the whistle<br />the bodhran<br />IrishHarp<br />
  17. 17. FamousIrishPeople<br />Writer<br />Oscar Wilde<br />(1854.1900)<br />Writer<br />James Joyce-Ulysses<br />(1882.1941)<br />Singer<br />Bono,U2<br />Singer<br />Enya<br />Actor<br />Pierce Brosnan<br />
  18. 18. What do we call stories like this that are very old and have been passed down by word of mouth?<br />Folktales<br />
  19. 19. Irish Folktales<br />

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