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Ireland. Carson Shaffer Period 7/8 1-21-11 Mrs. Clarks Class. Ireland’s flag. The meaning behind the colors: ORANGE- Protestant minority. GREEN- Catholic majority. WHITE- Hope for peace and unity between them. Map of Ireland. Ireland’s capital is Dublin. Ireland’s Current Population.

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ireland

Ireland

Carson Shaffer

Period 7/8

1-21-11

Mrs. Clarks Class

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Ireland’s flag

The meaning behind the colors:

ORANGE- Protestant minority.

GREEN- Catholic majority.

WHITE- Hope for peace and unity between them.

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Map of Ireland

Ireland’s capital is Dublin.

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Ireland’s Current Population

  • 4,622,917 people.
  • The comparison to other country's is 119.
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Life expectancy

Total population: 80.07 years

Country comparison to the world: 26

Male: 77.86 years

Female: 82.41 years

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Religion

The majority of people living in Ireland’s religion is Roman Catholic.

The basic religious beliefs of Roman Catholics are those shared by other Christians. They believe in one god. They believe that the truth is found in the bible. They believe in forgiveness of sin through church ritual, with assistance of a priest in confession.

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Language

English

They also speak Gaelic or Gaeilge. Mainly spoken in areas along the western coast.

Hello : DiaduitGoodbye : Slán

Thank you :Go raibhmaithagat.

You’re welcome : Táfáilteromhat

No : Níhea

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St. Stephen’s Day

A Christian saint's day to commemorate Saint Stephen, celebrated on 26 December in the Western Church and 27 December in the Eastern Church. In Irish, it is called LáFhéileStiofán or Lá an Dreoilín, meaning the Day of the Wren or Wren's Day. People dress up in old clothes, wear straw hats and travel from door to door with fake wrens (previously real wrens were killed) and they dance, sing and play music. This tradition is less common than it was a couple of generations ago.

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Irish shortbread recipe

Ingredients:• 8oz Butter• 4oz Caster sugar• 8oz Plain flour• 2oz Cornflour

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Attraction : Bunratty Castle

Bunratty castle is a very old historic castle that tourists would love to visit because of the history and the oldness about it. There is also a beautiful view of the city as you stand on the roof.

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Entertainment

They play a lot of sports in Ireland, mostly garelic football and rugby soccer. They mainly do what people anywhere else do. They go watch movies, swim, go shopping , hang with friends. They also go to night clubs called pubs to dance and drink and hangout. They also have traditional Irish music festivals as well.