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Mr. Hanlon 7 th /8 th Grade Social Studies Teacher. I chose to study Ireland. I want to travel there because that is where my ancestors on my father’s side are from. I would like to travel there to learn more about those ancestors.

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Mr hanlon 7 th 8 th grade social studies teacher

Mr. Hanlon7th/8th GradeSocial Studies Teacher


Mr hanlon 7 th 8 th grade social studies teacher

I chose to study Ireland.I want to travel there because that is where my ancestors on my father’s side are from. I would like to travel there to learn more about those ancestors.


Mr hanlon 7 th 8 th grade social studies teacher

Ireland is an island to the north-westof continental Europe. To its east isthe larger island of Great Britain, from which it is separated by the Irish Sea.It is the third-largest island inEurope and thetwentieth-largestisland on Earth.12

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Northern Ireland was created in 1921, when Ireland was partitioned (separated) between Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland by an act of the British parliament.

Unlike Southern Ireland, which would become the Irish Free State in 1922, the majority of the population of Northern Ireland wanted to remain within the United Kingdom.

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Mr hanlon 7 th 8 th grade social studies teacher

In 2012, Gross Agricultural Output (GAO) was valued at €6.61 billion. (DAFM) The milk category accounts for the largest share of GAO at 30% while beef accounts for 39%. Other sectors include pig 8%, sheep 4%, cereals and forage plants 17%.7

Close to 82% of Ireland’s farmland is in pasture, hay and grass silage (grassland), 10% is rough grazing and 8% is in crop production. 7


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Ireland’s major natural resources include: natural gas, peat, copper, lead, zinc, silver, barite, gypsum, limestone and dolomite.8


The country s highest point carrauntuohill in the far southwest stands at 1041 m 3 414 ft high 9 10

The country's highest point, Carrauntuohill in the far southwest, stands at 1041 m (3,414 ft.) high. 9 & 10


Mr hanlon 7 th 8 th grade social studies teacher

The western coastline includes numerous sea cliffs. The most famous, and some say the most beautiful in all of Europe, are the Cliff of Moher. They reach a maximum height of just over 213 m (700 ft.). 11 & 129 & 10


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The River Shannon at 386 km (240 miles) long is Ireland's longest river. It widens into four loughs (lakes) along its route. 13 & 14


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2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 16


Mr hanlon 7 th 8 th grade social studies teacher

Graphs are better to represent data over a period of time whereas charts are better when only frequency or spread at a given point of time is involved.

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Major Exports: machinery and equipment, computers, chemicals, medical devices, pharmaceuticals; food products, animal productsMajor Export Partners: US 18%, UK 17.4%, Belgium 15.6%, Germany 8.4%, Switzerland 5.8%, France 5% (2012)Major Imports:data processing equipment, other machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum and petroleum products, textiles, clothingMajor Import Partners: UK 40%, US 13.2%, Germany 7.6%, Netherlands 5.6% (2012)

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http://www.aquazone.ie/photo-gallery.html#


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1. Retrieved August 17, 2013, from

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland

2. Retrieved August 17, 2013, from

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ireland_(MODIS).jpg

3. Retrieved August 17, 2013, from http://www.google.com/#bav=on.2,or.&fp=43e0657a21339a28&q=ireland+map

4. Retrieved August 17, 2013, from

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Ireland

5. Retrieved August 17, 2013, from http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=ireland&id=7323B7527E5A7498C132968EE7ECDD101E0A4688&FORM=IQFRBA#view=detail&id=7323B7527E5A7498C132968EE7ECDD101E0A4688&selectedIndex=0

6. Retrieved August 17, 2013, from

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=ireland+region+map&qs=n&form=QBIR&pq=ireland+region+map&sc=1-18&sp=-1&sk=&id=A9B6F1B786C7678C701E85305056A23FB385BC30&selectedIndex=1#view=detail&id=A9B6F1B786C7678C701E85305056A23FB385BC30&selectedIndex=0

7. Retrieved August 17, 2013, from

http://www.bordbia.ie/industryinfo/agri/pages/default.aspx

8. Retrieved August 17, 2013, from http://www.indexmundi.com/ireland/natural_resources.html

9. Retrieved August 17, 2013, from http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/ireland/ieland.htm


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10. Retrieved August 17, 2013, from

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Carrauntuohill+picgture&id=AD6BA2A68DB43B621CAEE9DF205C41F332BF&FORM=IQFRBA#view=detail&id=4727007B7F07B14D3C645E0172AED86BF0EA1CD5&selectedIndex=2

11. Retrieved August 18, 2013, from

http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/ireland/ieland.htm

12. Retrieved August 18, 2013, from

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Cliff+of+Moher&id=25262AB3EE7AC424DD5282A815C7169151BF4E39&FORM=IQFRBA#view=detail&id=25262AB3EE7AC424DD5282A815C7169151BF4E39&selectedIndex=0

13. Retrieved August 18, 2013, from

http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/ireland/ieland.htm

14. Retrieved August 18, 2013, from

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=River+Shannon+map&id=73DFE2ADEC58AED6406A0075A207A7811C6CDC58&FORM=IQFRBA#view=detail&id=EEA65F36C17BABD9A6901C1B51A047E07E13C46A&selectedIndex=6

15. Retrieved August 18, 2013, from

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=ireland+climate&id=89C271CDD699AA8C53F73C321C244CACC78F5D14&FORM=IQFRBA#view=detail&id=E2B342C54373749F8F95B86681B8B4C327893A17&selectedIndex=5

16. Retrieved August 18, 2013, from

http://www.finfacts.ie/irishfinancenews/article_1026405.shtml


Mr hanlon 7 th 8 th grade social studies teacher

17. Retrieved August 18, 2013, from

http://www.differencebetween.com/difference-between-graphs-and-vs-charts/#ixzz2cL7d0AKM

18. Retrieved August 18, 2013, from

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ei.html


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