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Irland

about Irland
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Amelia Filipova

on 5 March 2015

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In Irish dancing and music, there are three traditional styles -solo dances Rhyl and
Djig and group Kayleigh dance.Ireland has famous singers like Bono, Rory Gallagher, Enya, Neve Kavanagh, Dolores O'Riordan and Sinead O'Connor.They create music in area on pop and rock music.
Republic of Ireland
Irland is an island to the north-west
of Europe. Ireland is known as Eire. Politically, Ireland is divided between
the Republic of Ireland, and Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom.
The population of Ireland is about 6.4 million.
Capital of Ireland
Dublin is the capital and most populous city of Ireland. Dublin is situated near the midpoint of Ireland's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey and the centre of the Dublin Region.
Music and dance
Irish, also known as Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language. It is an official language of the European Union and an officially recognised minority language in Northern Ireland.
Irish flag and language
The national flag of Ireland – frequently referred to as the Irish tricolour – is a vertical tricolour of green , white, and orange.
Green representing the Gaelic tradition of Ireland, orange representing the followers of William of Orange in Ireland, and white representing the aspiration for peace between them.
Irish dance
Solo dances are performed by the dancer alone. Specific to them is hands and upper body of the dancer. The movement of the legs is very precise and most importantly.
Irish bagpipes
Irish bagpipe is very common in modern Irish music. May be the biggest advantage of the Irish bagpipes before all else is that while the musician playing it, he can smoke a pipe and drink whiskey.
Celtic harp
Celtic harp is an ancient instrument type from Ireland and Scotland.It is also known as ''the Irish harp''. It is characterized by soft like contemporary harp sounding.
"Amhrán na bhFiann" is the Irish national anthem. The song has three verses, but the national anthem consists of the chorus only.
Irish anthem
Symbol of Ireland
Shamrock is become a national symbol of Ireland and traditional symbol of St. Patrick's Day. They were a symbol of the vernal equinox and worn as a talisman kept away evil spirits. In the Irish tradition trefoil symbolizes the Holy Trinity - Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
If you are heading to Ireland and want to visit some of the many must see these attractions.
Landmarks
Cliffs of Moher
The Cliffs of Moher are another top Irish destination. The cliffs are located in County Clare. These cliffs rise more than 214 meters at their highest point.
Four Courts
The Four Courts are also popular with tourists. The courts that govern the whole of Ireland are all in one place, making them an ideal stop for tourists. Visitors can see the Irish Supreme Court, the High Court, the Circuit Court and the District courts, all grouped together in historic buildings at this landmark.
Ireland
The Oscar Wilde Statue located in Merrion Square in Dublin. Oscar Wilde was one of Ireland’s best-known writers. He was primarily a dramatist and playwright.
The Oscar Wilde Statue
Grafton Street is a popular attraction in Ireland. This unique destination is located in Dublin. This historic area is home to a major upscale shopping center.
Grafton Street
Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral is an historic Irish institution. This famous church sees more than 300,000 visitors a year.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Patrick's Day
National Day of the country is St. Patrick's Day.This is one of the most loved and revered festivals around the world. Celebrations dedicated to St. Patrick in the capital Dublin.In the St Patrick's Day have a parade with masks and costumes
IRISH CUISINE
Interesting
facts
Irish cuisine is characterized by simplicity and practicality.

From the most popular meats are beef . Known in the culinary world is Irish breakfast consists of fried or roasted meats, bacon, egg, sausage, fried tomatoes, fried potatoes and white or black puding.Traditsionni dishes are: Potato cakes, Grilled Salmon pudding , Smoked haddock pies .
By: VIII b class
Castles
Dublin castle
Howth Castle
Dalkey Castle
Smoked Cod Pie
Ingredients (4 servings):
900 g mashed potato
450 g smoked haddock
300 cream
250 g onions
250 g peas
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons butter
1 tea spoon mustard
Traditional Irish drinks
Irish coffee
It's Irish Coffee - unquestionably one of the most favorite winter cocktails.
Place in baking dish and cover with mashed potatoes.
Bake 45 minutes in an oven preheated to 200 ° C until the potatoes get golden brown.
Serve warm.
Irish beer
The popular Cork beer and the only Irish stout brewed exclusively in Ireland.
Irish whiskey
Jameson is a tradional Irish wiskey.
Irish cake
Ingredients

150 g butter

2/3 cup sugar

1/2 cup of milk

120 ml whiskey

1/2 cup raisins

2 cups flour

1 tsp soda

pinch of salt
Batter pour into a buttered cake form. Bake in a moderate oven.
10 Interesting Facts
1.The three most symbols of Ireland are the shamrocks, the harp and the Celtic cross.
2.Ireland has had its own Olympics since the Bronze Age.
3.Jameson is a Irish wiskey.Wiskey was created in 1780 in Dublin.
4. The most heavily populated county is county Dublin.
5.There are more mobile phones in Ireland then there are people.
6.Ireland joined the European Community in 1973.
7.The Gaelic is the commonly spoken language in Ireland, next to English and Irish.
8.One of the best Ireland facts is that in old times, a pig that lived indoors was referred to as, the gentleman that pays the rent!
9.According to the Irish birthday traditions, people hold the birthday child upside down and pumb the head slightly on the floor. It is believed that this traditions brings good luck.
10.Titanic was built in Belfast
One of the most popular singer in Ireland are John and Edward Grimes
They appereared as as John & Edward in the sixth series of Tje X factor.
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