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In Ireland the estiment of all the railways is about 3,314 km The highways in Ireland reach about 92,500km 700 km of water ways.

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3 In Ireland the estiment of all the railways is about 3,314 km The highways in Ireland reach about 92,500km 700 km of water ways

4 St.Patricks day March, 17 St.Stephens day December, 26 Samhain October, 31

5 Walking: Ireland has miles of tailor made walks. They include the Kerry Way, Beara Way, Ulster Way and Wicklow Way. Surfing: Good surfing spots include Easkey in the west of the County Sligo, the Castlegregory Peninsula and Barey Cove in Mizen Head Peninsula. Hurling: Hurling is played with a stick and a ball. You use the stick to hit the ball into a net or above your opponents net. Countering trend towards big money professional athletics, hurling has remained strictly amateur. Hurling is woven deeply into the social fabric of the Irish people.

6 Irish people call Ireland Erie. Irish authors practically invented the Irish language. English is the most spoken language everywhere except the west. There people speak Irish.

7 Low lying with rolling hills Part of Europe Dublin -capital of Ireland

8 93% of the people are Roman Catholic 3% are Anglican 1% are no religion at all 2% are unknown religions 1% are a different religion

9 Children in Ireland go to school ages from 6 to15 The education is free and compulsory, secondary is free too As students get older they move into different levels. Primary> Secondary> Third and so on. Dublin has 55 schools Most schools have to wear uniforms The kids learn subjects like Math, Science, Reading, Spelling, Social Studies, and Language Arts. There are two that are uncommon like civics and swimming.

10 Boxty Irish soda bread Spuds Drisheen Bangers Irish stew Boxty Irish stew

11 July has temperatures varying from 16 degrees C in the south to 14 degrees C in the north. January temperatures ranging from 7 degrees C in Valentia to 4 degrees C in the northeast. Heaviest rainfalls of 1,524 to 2,540 mm About 80% of the country has an annual rainfall of between 762 and 1,270 mm

12 Old Irish coins are called pence. Old Irish paper money is called Pounds. 1 pent equals 66 cents in America. 12 countries in Europe share the Euro money. Major banks except Master Card, Visa Card, and Euro Card.

13 Boys wore dresses Men and boys wear kilts on special occasions Wear wool clothing Clothing is similar to what is worn in the U.S. Clothing today is still made of wool and Ireland is famous for their wool sweaters Long Ago Today Men and boys wore kilts

14 Ireland has a republic government. A republic government is where the people vote on what to do They have had only 8 presidents The current president is Mary McAleese. Mary McAleese was elected as the eight president of Ireland on November 11, 1997 The prime minister is Bertie Ahern. The prime minister makes decisions for the president

15 A good sport is Hurling The most common religion is Roman Catholic Ireland has only had 8 presidents They have a women president Irelands money is called Euro The symbol for Euro is C They call their country Erie Elementary School is used by kids through the age of 5-16 Boys were dresses The people in Ireland call Halloween Samhain They eat blood pudding Field hockey is like it The popular religion is Catholic Weve had 43 presidents Weve only had men We use dollars The sign for dollar is $ We call it Ireland Our elementary schools are used by kids 4-10 We were normal clothes We call it Halloween We eat eat different flavored pudding.

16 Both countries have a passion for surfing. Spring is a rainy season in both countries. We both have artifacts that have to do with religion. Both countries have presidents We both have Master Card and Visa Check Cards. We both have Maritime, Air, Rail and Road Transportation Kids learn courses just like us We both eat spuds Both have Halloween Both have ST. Patricks Day

17 Encyclopedia I pages 257 to 268 mapzones.com worldfactbook.com © 1964 Ireland book by Joe McCarthy


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