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Irish love stories. Even nowadays the Irish tell stories from druid times and first celtic poets. Stories are about prechristian Irish heroes and heroines.

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2 Irish love stories. Even nowadays the Irish tell stories from druid times and first celtic poets. Stories are about prechristian Irish heroes and heroines. A lot of legends refer to Cuchulainna, who defended Ulster himself. Other stories origin from times of Cormac Mac Art King. Famous writers like:Willam Butter and James Joyce wrote about legendary heroes too. Parents tell children legends a obout heroes like: Mac Cool and Saint Finnabar, who probably killed the last dragon in Ireland.

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4 Family for the Irish is very important. In Irish house live parents with children. Sisters and brothers, who didn’t marry live together. Parents tell children legends about national heroes.

5  Murphy  Kelly  Walsh  Smith  Byrne  Ryan  Doyle  Moore

6  the Irish-89%  the British-2,7%  Africans-0,8%  Assians-1,1%  Americans-1,1%  Another european-4,5%  Remaining-0,5%

7 Official languages in Ireland are English and Irish. The Irish is mother language, which is spoken by 94% populations.

8  Neil Jordan Born 25th of February 1950)- is an Irish filmmaker and novelist. He won an Academy Award Filmography: The Good Thief (2002) Breakfast on Pluto (2005) The Brave One (2007) Ondine (2009)

9  Saint Patrick Day  Irish Grand National-1.04  Cork International Choral Festival-may  Cork International Film Festival-October  Irish Derby- June  Irish Open Golf Champon ship-June  Cork Jazz Festival

10  Jim Sheridan Born 6th of February is an Irish film director Filmography: In America (2003) Get Rich or Die Tryin‘ (2005) Brothers (2009)

11  Samuel Beckett- 13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989 Selected bibliography Theatre: Happy Days (1960) Play(1963) Come and Go (1965) Novels: Murphy (1938) Watt (1945; published 1953) Stories  More Pricks Than Kicks (1934)  First Love (1945)

12  Ireland- Soldier’s Song  Northern Ireland-Song from Londonderry

13 The biggest group is Catholic- 86% Didn’t confess any religion- 6% Members Church Ireland-3%


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