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1 Lucie Syrová

2 * Basic facts * Surface * Symbols, famous products, pastimes * Historical facts * Dublin * Places of interest

3 * the island of Ireland (shared with Northern Ireland, UK) * north-west Europe * the Irish Sea, the Celtic Sea, the Atlantic Ocean * 6.4 million inhabitants * Irish and English languages

4 * a ring of low coastal mountains – e.g. the Wicklow Mountains * low plains at the centre of the island * rugged west coast – cliffs, islands, peninsulas, bays * the River Shannon, the River Liffey * the Emerald Isle

5 * shamrock – St Patrick * official symbol – a harp * Guiness stout, whiskey * peat, wool * hurling, Gaelic football * music, storytelling, dance

6 * 600 – 150 BC - Celtic tribes arrive from Britain, Gaul, Iberia * 5th century – St Patrick brings Christianity * 9th – 10th centuries - waves of Viking raiders (towers) * 1801 – the Act of Union (England-Scotland-Ireland) * 1840s – the great famine (potato blight) * 1921 – the Anglo-Irish Treaty * 1949 – the Republic of Ireland officially declared

7 * "black pool" * in Irish Baile Átha Cliath - "town of the hurdled ford" * the capital and most populous city * on the river Liffey * Dublin Castle * Trinity college – the Book of Kells (a gospel book) * St Patrick`s cathedral - † Jonathan Swift * Temple Bar

8 * Blarney Castle – the gift of eloquence * Newgrange - a prehistoric monument, built about 3200 BC * Galway – the cultural heart of the West

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10 * Ireland. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * Dublin. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z:

11 * DEHMADLAD1. Ireland flag. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * SCHMALTZ. Ireland (MODIS). In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * U.S. ARMY. Culture adds flavor. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * GLOBI. Round Tower Kildare. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * MISCHYSHYN. Dublin - Temple Bar Street - Callshop and Temple Bar - geograph. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: _Callshop_and_Temple_Bar_-_geograph.org.uk_-_ jpg _Callshop_and_Temple_Bar_-_geograph.org.uk_-_ jpg * CALLAGHAN. Newgrange - geograph. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: _geograph.org.uk_-_14526.jpghttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Newgrange_- _geograph.org.uk_-_14526.jpg


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