Ireland Skyler Murphy

Rings of Kerry

Rings of Kerry

The Rings of Kerry is a place that many people enjoy hiking,bike riding and horseback riding.

Cliffs of Moher

Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher is kindof dangerous I guess you could say it is 700 (ft) (210 meters)tall, dropping directly into the sea, several people die each year from falling off this cliff.

Physical Features

The Burren

The Burren area extends some 40.2 km from east to west, and 32.2 km from north to south. It lies between Galway Bay on the north, the Atlantic coast on the west and a line drawn roughly through Doolin, Kilfenora, Gort and Kinvara.

The Burren

Landmark

Important landmark in Ireland

Blarney Castle is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near Cork, Ireland, and the River Martin. Though earlier fortifications were built on the same spot, the current keep was built by the MacCarthy of Muskerry dynasty, a cadet branch of the Kings of Desmond, and dates from 1446.

Blarney Castle

Maps

Maps

Ireland is a large island situated in the north Atlantic off north west Europe.The main relations are United kingdom,China, and United States

Culture

Language

Irish is a Celtic language, as is Scottish Gaelic, Manx Gaelic , Welsh, Breton and Cornish. The Gaelic languages came from Old Irish and the other three Celtic languages came from British .

Religion

Christianity is the largest religion in the Republic of Ireland based on baptisms.84.2% of the population identified themselves as Roman Catholic.

A traditional stew of lamb, or mutton, potatoes, carrots, onions, and parsley.

Traditional Music

Ireland Traditional song

Government

The head of the government in Ireland is Michael D. Higgins

Michael D. Higgins

Famous events

The Great Hunger.The Great Famine or the Great Hunger was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1852.

Famous people from Ireland

  • Liam Nessen(actor)
  • Colin Farrell(actor)
  • Roddy Doyle(novilist)
  • Patrick Kavanagh(poet)
  • Sinead O'Connor(Songwriter-singer)

A Traditional Irish dance

Traditional Irish clothing

Traditional Irish clothing

Ireland Wars

  • Viking forces withdrawal at the battle of Clontarf
  • 1169–75 Norman invasion of Ireland
  • 1315–18 Bruce campaign in Ireland Part of the First War of Scottish Independence
  • 1333–38 Burke Civil War
  • 1534 Silken Thomas's Rebellion
  • 1569–73 First Desmond Rebellion, Part of the Tudor conquest of Ireland
  • 1579–83 Second Desmond Rebellion Part of the Tudor conquest of Ireland
  • 1594–1603 Nine Years' War Part of the Tudor conquest of Ireland
  • 1641–42 Irish Rebellion of 1641 Part of the Eleven Years' War
  • 1642–49 Confederate War Part of the Eleven Years' War
  • 1649–53 Cromwellian conquest of Ireland Part of the Eleven Years' War
  • 1689–91 Williamite–Jacobite War

Famous People from Ireland's History

  • Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) : Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, best known for his novel Gulliver's Travels.
  • Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774) : Anglo-Irish writer and poet, best remembered for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield, and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man and She Stoops to Conquer.
  • Bram Stoker (1847-1912) : novelist and short story writer, best known as the author of the Gothic novel Dracula.

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