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Ireland State Information

Ireland is officially known as republic of Ireland and is a parliamentary democracy. It is the third-largest island in Europe and twentieth-largest island in the world and located in the north-west of continental Europe surrounded by hundreds of islands and islets. Until 1600s it was covered by the thick woodlands. The population of the Ireland is approximately 6.2 million. Now it is the most deforested area in Europe. The modern state of Ireland is covered by five-sixths of the island and the remaining part is covered by Northern Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom.

Ireland Recreation, Culture and Attractions

Ireland's culture comprises elements of the culture of ancient immigration, Anglicization, Americanization and European culture. Since ancient times religion plays an important role in the cultural life of the island. The Hiberno-Scottish mission brought written language to an illiterate population of Europe during the Dark Age. The Irish pub culture is developed and spread worldwide in recent years. Abbey Theatre is founded in 1904 and national Irish-language theatre is a Taibhdhearc founded in 1928. There are number of languages used in Ireland where the main language is Irish originated within the island. English has been dominating the other languages and became first language since nineteenth century. The constitution of the Ireland recognized Irish and English having equal status. The poetry in Irish is the oldest and standard poetry in Europe. In the 20th century, Ireland produced four winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature: George Bernard Shaw, William Butler Yeats, Samuel Beckett and Seamus Heaney. James Joyce is said to be one of the most significant writers even he doesn't get Nobel Prize in 20th century.

Ireland State Demographics

Ireland total population - 4,239,848
Ireland male population - 2,121,171
Ireland female population - 2,118,677
Ireland Afro-Irish population - 45,700
Ireland UK population - 2.7%
Ireland Other EU 25 population - 3.9%
Ireland Other Europe population - 0.6%
Ireland Africa population - 0.8%
Ireland Asia population - 1.1%
Ireland USA population- 0.3%
Ireland Other countries population - 0.5%
Ireland Multiple nationality population - 0.1%
Ireland No nationality population - 0.0%
Ireland Not stated population - 1.1%

Ireland School Information

The department of Education and Science is responsible for education in Ireland. Children must attend school from the period of six to fifteen years. The first level education covers six to twelve years old and second level covers from twelve to seventeen/eighteen, children must study Irish as a subject throughout these years. First level schools are national or primary schools included by aided, religious, nondenominational and Gaelcoileana. Most of the children who are having four and five year olds are enrolled in primary schools. There are no formal exams at the end of first level education. There are four types of schools in second level education namely secondary, vocational, and comprehensive and community schools. There are 800 second level schools in Ireland, 80 of them off with boarding facilities. There are three types of second level school, on the basis of administration and sources: secondary schools, Community / Comprehensive Schools and Vocational Schools. There are 80 of the Irish boarding schools. Universities in Ireland include the National University of Ireland, Trinity College, the University of Limerick and Dublin City University.

Ireland State Symbols

Ireland state Flag
Ireland state Flag
Ireland state Bird
Ireland state Bird
Ireland state Flower
Ireland state Flower
Ireland state Animal
Ireland state Animal
Irish Wolfhound
Ireland state Song
Ireland state Song
The Soldier's Song (Amhrán na bhFiann)
Ireland state Tree
Ireland state Tree
Sessile Oak

Ireland State History

The Ireland history began around 8000 BC by the Neolithic arrival to the Ireland from the Iberian Peninsula and then Saint Patrick and other Christian missionaries arriving in the mid 5th century AD. Between 1534 and 1691 in this period English and Scottish Protestants arrived and settled in the state. At the end of 17th century Catholics dominated population and were banned by the Irish Parliament. The political power is entirely in hands of Protestant state church as minority population of catholic population suffered political and economic privatizations. In 1801 the parliament of Ireland abolished and came into the control of new United Kingdom of Great Britain under the act of Union. The Irish Parliamentary Party fought for the Home Rule self-government and wins the Home Rule Act 1914. After the Irish War of Independence Ireland became the independent Irish Free State. But the six north eastern counties known as Northern Ireland remain within the United Kingdom.

Ireland State Tourist Information

Trinity College Dublin is the oldest university in Ireland founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, located in the Irelands capital and occupies about forty acres. The Guinness Hopstore houses the World of Guinness Exhibition. On the history of Guinness in Ireland displays the past and present of Guinness in audio and visual show. The Hopstore is open seven days a week. Dublin zoo is one of the best loved visitor attractions and one of the most modern in Europe and today it is a place of learning about wildlife. From the city centre it is only 3km. See lions and tigers, gorillas, chimpanzees and orang-utans, rare monkeys, rhinos, hippos, giraffes and many more exotic and endangered species and of course our new beautiful baby elephants the first of their species have been born on Irish soil. The Lakes of Killarney is located in the Kerry County. The three lakes and the mountains that surround them are all within the Killarney National Park. The Great Blasket Island off the Dingle Peninsula is known for its historic, cultural and literary heritage. The Cliffs of Moher is one of the most breathtaking tourist attractions, located on the coast of West Clare from its vantage point to the Clare coastline. O'Brien's Tower is constructed in 19th century as a viewing point for Victorian tourists and is located on Mohers highest cliff. Powers Court Garden is one of the world's greatest gardens. Power scout is located 12 miles south of Dublin in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains. This garden was established in 1740s within the 45 acres area.

Ireland State Transportation

In the state of Ireland there are four main international airports namely Dublin, Shannon, Knock and Cork. Aer Lingus is the national airline and Ryanair is the largest and low cost airline. London and Dublin is the busiest international air route in the island of Ireland. Around 4.5 million people flying between these two towns. Railway services are provided by Iarnrod Eireann. Dublin is the main centre of the Railways in island with two main stations namely Heuston and Connolly and linking with the towns and cities. Dublin is main public transport in the island. The motorways and national routes are managed by the National Roads Authority. The regional and local roads are managed by the local authorities in their areas.

Ireland Taxes

Ireland standard rate of corporation tax - 12.5%
Ireland standard rate of corporation tax higher rate - 25%
Ireland Rate of income tax standard rate - 20%
Ireland Rate of income tax balance of income higher rate - 41%
Ireland private medical insurance tax - 80%
Ireland Permanent health insurance tax - 10%
Ireland VAT on majority of goods - 21%
Ireland VAT on labour-intensive services - 13.5%
Ireland VAT on restaurant meals, hot takeaway food, and bakery products - 13.5%
Ireland VAT on supply of livestock and greyhounds - 4.8%
Ireland VAT on flat rate addition to the agricultural sector - 5.2%
Ireland Deposit interest retention tax - 25%
Ireland Deposit interest retention tax where interest cannot be calculated until it is paid - 28%
Ireland Stamp duty tax on residential property valued from -125,000 to -875,000 - 7%
Ireland Stamp duty tax on residential property valued more than -875,000 - 9%
Ireland Stamp duty tax on non-residential property valued over -80,000 - 6%
Ireland Stamp duty tax on Stocks and shares - 1%
Ireland Stamp duty tax on Credit card and charge card accounts - 30 annual duty
Ireland Stamp duty tax on Automatic teller machine and debit cards - 2.50 each annually
Ireland Stamp duty tax on Cheques (technically, all bills of exchange) - 0.50
Ireland Stamp duty tax on Non-life Insurance policies - 3%
Ireland Stamp duty tax on Life assurance polices - 1% levy on premium
Ireland Dividend Withholding Tax - 20%
Ireland Professional Services Withholding Tax - 20%

Ireland Universities

Dublin City University (DCU), Glasnevin, Ireland - 10,000 Students
University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland - 13,000 Students
University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland - 15,000 Students
Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland - 170 Students
Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Limerick, Republic of Ireland - 2,500 Students
Mater Dei Institute of Education, Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland - 800 Students
St Patrick's College of Education, Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland - 2,400 Students
All Hallows College, Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland - 700 Students
Dublin Business School, Urban, Ireland - 9,000 Students
Griffith College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland - 8,500 Students
Griffith College Limerick, Limerick, Ireland - 800 Students
National College of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland - 5,000 Students
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland - 1500 Students
Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland - 1500 Students
Institute of Technology, Carlow, Carlow & Wexford, Ireland - 4,000 Students
Cork Institute of Technology, Cork, Republic of Ireland - 17,000 Students
Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Republic of Ireland - 5,000 Students
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, West of Ireland - 8999 Students
Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Letterkenny, Republic of Ireland - 3,000 Students
Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Republic of Ireland - 6,500 Students
Institute of Technology, Tallaght, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - 3,700 Students
Institute of Technology, Tralee, Tralee, Republic of Ireland - 3,500 Students
Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland Republic of Ireland - 10,000 Students
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - 22,000 Students

Ireland Religions

Ireland Roman Catholic Population is 3,681,456
Ireland Church of Ireland Population is 125,585
Ireland Islam Population is 32,539
Ireland Presbyterian Population is 23,546
Ireland Orthodox Population is 20,798
Ireland Methodist Population is 12,160
Ireland Apostolic/Pentecostal Population is 8,116
Ireland Buddhist Population is 6,516
Ireland Hindu Population is 6,082
Ireland Lutheran Population is 5,279
Ireland Evangelical Population is 5,276
Ireland Jehovah's Witness Population is 5,152
Ireland Baptist Population is 3,338
Ireland Jewish Population is 1,930
Ireland Pantheist Population is 1,691
Ireland Irreligious - Agnostic Population is 1,515
Ireland Irreligious - Atheist Population is 929
Ireland Latter Day Saints (Mormon) Population is 1,237
Ireland Quaker (Society of Friends) Population is 882
Ireland Irreligious - Lapsed Roman Catholic Population is 540
Ireland Baha'i Population is 504
Ireland Plymouth Brethren Population is 365
Ireland Other Population is 29,206
Ireland Other religions Population is 8,576
Ireland Irreligious - No Religion/Atheist/Agnostic Population is 186,318

Ireland Counties

Dublin, Ireland - Population - 1,187,176
Antrim, Ireland - Population - 616,384
Cork, Ireland - Population - 481,295
Down, Ireland - Population - 410,487
Galway, Ireland - Population - 231,670
Londonderry, Ireland - Population - 211,669
Kildare, Ireland - Population - 186,335
Limerick, Ireland - Population - 184,055
Meath, Ireland - Population - 162,831
Tyrone, Ireland - Population - 158,460
Tipperary, Ireland - Population - 149,244
Donegal, Ireland - Population - 147,264
Kerry, Ireland - Population - 139,835
Armagh, Ireland - Population - 126,803
Wexford, Ireland - Population - 131,749
Wicklow, Ireland - Population - 126,194
Mayo, Ireland - Population - 123,839
Louth, Ireland - Population - 111,267
Clare, Ireland - Population - 110,950
Waterford, Ireland - Population - 107,961
Kilkenny, Ireland - Population - 87,558
Westmeath, Ireland - Population - 79,346
Offaly, Ireland - Population - 70,868
Laois, Ireland - Population - 67,059
Cavan, Ireland - Population - 64,003
Sligo, Ireland - Population - 60,894
Roscommon, Ireland - Population - 58,768
Monaghan, Ireland - Population - 55,997
Fermanagh, Ireland - Population - 54,033
Carlow, Ireland - Population - 50,349
Longford, Ireland - Population - 34,391
Leitrim, Ireland - Population - 28,950

Ireland State Government

The Ireland is the independent democratic state with a parliamentary system and is officially formed on 6th December 1922. Capital and largest city is Dublin. Northern Ireland is established on 3rd May 1921. Ireland consists of four provinces namely Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster. The Ireland has 32 counties in which six of them are in Northern Ireland and the remaining 26 are in the land of Ireland. The president is the head of the state elected for 7-year term and can be reelected only once. The prime Minister is elected by the lower house of Parliament known as Dail, leader of the political party which wins most seats in the national elections for 5years of period.

Ireland State Economy

Ireland is a trade oriented economy. Ireland economy is depending majorly on industries and agriculture. Ireland is the richest country in the Europe region. The main agricultural crops are barley, vegetables, wheat, beef and live stocks. The industries of Ireland are pharmaceuticals, chemicals, computer things, foodstuffs, beverages, brewing and medical campaigns. The main export products of Ireland are machinery, computers, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food items and animal products and the imported items are data processing, other machinery, chemicals, petroleum, textiles and clothing. Tourism also play major role on Ireland economy. Trading also main income for Ireland and country maintain a relationship with some countries they are Great Britain, United States and Germany.

Ireland State Parks

Ballycroy is the national park located in the Owenduff area of Barony of Erris, one of the largest national parks in Europe with 110 sq km in size established on 1st November 1998. Connemara National Park managed by the National parks and wildlife Service of the Department of the Environment and local government located in the west of Ireland opened in 1980 with 2,957 hectares area. Glenveagh national park is covering 110 square kilometers of hillside above Glenveagh Castle which is established in 1984 with occupied area of 57 sq km. Killarney National Park is located beside the town of Killarney, Kerry county and established in 1932 with covering area of about 102.89 Sq Km. Burren is located in karst-landscape region for one of the largest karst landscapes in Europe measuring approximately 250 sq km established in 1998. Wicklos Mountains located in county Wicklow region with 205 Sq Km is established in 1991.