45 Facts About Republic of Ireland

1. The new Irish Republic of Ireland was recognised internationally only by the Russian Soviet Republic.

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2. Republic of Ireland), known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hEireann), is a country in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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3. In 2013, Republic of Ireland was named the "best country for business" by Forbes.

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4. The Republic of Ireland consists of 26 counties, and Northern Ireland of six.

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5. The Republic of Ireland held the EU presidency for the seventh instance from January to July of 2013.

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6. Republic of Ireland reached the quarter finals of the 1964 European Nations Cup.

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7. Republic of Ireland lost against Mexico in the second group match and drew with Norway but still made to the knockout phase where they faced the Netherlands.

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8. In 1994, Republic of Ireland participated in their second consecutive World Cup.

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9. Republic of Ireland matches currently broadcast by Raidio Teilifis Eireann (qualifiers only), Sky Sports, and highlights on Virgin Media Television.

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10. The only stadium in Republic of Ireland deemed suitable to stage international football was the 84,500 capacity Croke Park, home of the Gaelic Athletic Association.

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11. On 12 November 2016, Republic of Ireland beat Austria in Vienna to go top of the 2018 World Cup qualifying group.

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12. In their Euro 2012 qualifying group, Republic of Ireland finished second, losing only the home fixture against Russia.

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13. In 1986, the Republic of Ireland appointed Jack Charlton, a top rated English manager who had been part of England's World Cup-winning side of 1966.

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14. The Republic of Ireland was the first nation from outside the United Kingdom to defeat England at home at a fixture played at Goodison Park, Liverpool, in 1949.

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15. On May 22, 2015, Republic of Ireland became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage in a national referendum.

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16. The Republic of Ireland was proclaimed on April 18, 1949, and withdrew from the Commonwealth.

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17. With the help of an international bailout, Republic of Ireland has been recovering once more.

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18. The Republic of Ireland has one of the highest rates of church attendance in the Western World.

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19. On May 25, 2018 Republic of Ireland voted to repeal the ban on abortion.

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20. Republic of Ireland emerged from the Second World War in better condition than many European countries, having been spared direct involvement in the war and with an income per capita higher than that of most belligerent countries.

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21. The Republic of Ireland has several "Official National Symbols"; Every country has its own national symbols, national heroes and some other things known as "National Irish Identity".

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22. The Republic of Ireland has several "Official National Symbols"; Every country has its.

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23. In 2015 Republic of Ireland became the second country in the world to introduce plain cigarette packaging.

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24. On 23 May 2015, Republic of Ireland became the first country to legalise same-sex marriage by popular vote.

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25. In 2011, Republic of Ireland was ranked the most charitable country in Europe, and second most charitable in the world.

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26. Republic of Ireland reached the quarter finals of the 2000 Rugby League World Cup as well as reaching the semi finals in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.

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27. Republic of Ireland has produced champion horses such as Galileo, Montjeu, and Sea the Stars.

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28. Republic of Ireland has a wealth of structures, surviving in various states of preservation, from the Neolithic period, such as Bru na Boinne, Poulnabrone dolmen, Castlestrange stone, Turoe stone, and Drombeg stone circle.

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29. Republic of Ireland has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest since 1965.

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30. Republic of Ireland has made a significant contribution to world literature in both the English and Irish languages.

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31. Republic of Ireland has 0.747 of the World's top 500 Universities per capita, which ranks the country in 8th place in the world.

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32. Republic of Ireland has three levels of education: primary, secondary and higher education.

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33. As of 2011, Republic of Ireland had the highest birth rate in the European Union.

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34. Republic of Ireland continues to de-leverage its domestic private sector while growing its US multinational-driven economy.

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35. Since then, Republic of Ireland has been able to sell long term bonds at record rates.

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36. Republic of Ireland adopted the euro currency in 2002 along with eleven other EU member states.

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37. Republic of Ireland is an open economy, and ranks first for "high-value" FDI flows.

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38. Republic of Ireland is a neutral country, and has "triple-lock" rules governing the participation of Irish troops in conflict zones, whereby approval must be given by the UN, the Dail and Government.

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39. Republic of Ireland tends towards independence in foreign policy; thus the country is not a member of NATO and has a longstanding policy of military neutrality.

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40. Republic of Ireland has been a member state of the European Union since 1973, but has chosen to remain outside the Schengen Area.

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41. Republic of Ireland is a constitutional republic with a parliamentary system of government.

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42. Republic of Ireland became a member of the United Nations in December 1955, after having been denied membership because of its neutral stance during the Second World War and not supporting the Allied cause.

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43. Republic of Ireland remained neutral during World War II, a period it described as the Emergency.

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44. Republic of Ireland is a member of the European Union and is a founding member of the Council of Europe and the OECD.

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45. Republic of Ireland became a member of the United Nations in December 1955.

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