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  • 1. Ireland By: Hadden Brooks Take a tour of Ireland

2. 3. Where do you want to go Click here to EXIT Geography Geography#2 Religion #2 People Religion Economy Religion #3 Government Climate Topography Cities Population of Cities Gaelic Football Hurling Association Football Population of cities #2 Religion #4 Two Major Featuresof Ireland Ireland New Year Ireland Food Exchange Rate 4. Geography

  • Total Area-27,135 square miles ( 70, 280 square kilometers )
  • ~Topography~
  • Consists of a central plateau

Back 5. Geography #2

  • Surrounded by isolated groups of hills and mountains
  • The coastline is heavily indented by the Atlantic Ocean
  • In Ireland, there are central plains surrounded by mountains

Back 6. Topography

  • Surrounded by isolated groups of hills and mountains
  • The coastline is heavily indented by the Atlantic ocean
  • Some parts of Ireland are a central plain surrounded by mountains

Back 7. People

  • Population- 4, 203, 200
  • Ethnicity- Irish- 87% ; other white- 8%
  • Language- English ( official ;generally used) ~ Irish ( official ; spoken mainly in west seaboard area)

Back 8. Religion

  • Religion- Christianity 87%
  • 23,546 people are Christians
  • One holiday includes Christmas

Back 9. Religion #2

  • Hinduism 3%
  • Judaism 6%

Back 10. Religion #3

  • None 4%
  • Some people in Ireland do not have a religion
  • These people may not go because some religions do not guarantee freedom

Back 11. Climate

  • The climate of Ireland can be summed up as mild
  • The country generally receives warm summers and mild winters
  • Ireland is warmed by the Gulf Stream each year

Back 12. Economy

  • Capital- Dublin
  • Industries- food products, brewing, textiles, clothing, chemicals, machinery, rail transportation equipment
  • Currency- Euros

Back 13. Exchange Rate

  • Ireland uses Euros for money
  • One US dollar equals 0.8 Euros
  • One Euro equals one dollar and twenty-five cents is the US

Back 14. Government

  • The government is headed by the prime minister called Taoiseach
  • And a deputy prime minister called the Tnaiste
  • The Taoiseach is appointed by the president after being designated by Dial Emirian

Back 15. Two Major Features of Ireland

  • The highest peak in Ireland is Carrantuohill
  • Studley Royal Park was developed by the ruins of Cistercian
  • This site also contains features dated from the eighteenth century

Back 16. Cities

  • Some cities of Ireland : Belfast, Cork, Derry, Limerick, Galway, Lisburn
  • Ireland has a large number of cities
  • All cities have at least 70,000 people

Back 17. Population of Cities

  • Belfast- {population = 276,459}
  • Cork- {population = 190,384}
  • Derry- {population = 110,768}

Back 18. Population of Cities #2

  • Limerick- {population = 90,757}
  • Galway- {population = 72,700}
  • Lisburn- {population = 71,465}

Back 19. Gaelic Football

  • This game is a national sport of Ireland
  • It is the most popular sport played in Ireland
  • There is a senior Gaelic Football champion ship in the summer

Back 20. Hurling

  • A native sport to Ireland
  • The game has similarities of hockey
  • Hurling lasts a lot longer than hockey

Back 21. Association Football

  • Often known as soccer
  • The largest participating sport in Ireland
  • Three FIFA cups have been won from Ireland

Back 22. Ireland New Year

  • Whiskey is a major drink
  • They dance to music and have fun
  • Irelands capital, Dublin is filled with a lot of people

Back 23. Ireland Foods

  • Most food from Ireland are crops
  • Potatoes are dominant foods
  • Irish people tried to avoid killing cows because they give milk

Back 24. Bibliography

  • Wikipedia.org
  • World Almanac 2010
  • http://www.helium.com

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