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Transcript of Government Presentation
Roman Catholic 87.4%, Church of Ireland 2.9%, other Christian 1.9%, other 2.1%, unspecified 1.5%, none 4.2% (CIA)
4,775,982 (July 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 120
Rate:1.16% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 100 (CIA).
"Www.gov.ie | Information on Government Services." Www.gov.ie | Information on Government Services. Irish Government, n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2013. <http://www.gov.ie/>.
"Central Intelligence Agency." The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency, n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2013. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ei.html>.
Great Famine 1845-1849
The Easter Uprising, April 24,1916
Anglo-Irish War of 1919-1921
The Irish Free State (1922-37)
Republic of Ireland April 18, 1949
Facts On File)
Taoiseach (Prime Minister): Enda Kenny
"Supreme Court of Ireland." Supreme Court of Ireland. Irish Government, n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2013. <http://www.supremecourt.ie/supremecourt/sclibrary3.nsf/pagecurrent/148736CB2B686E6080257315005A419B?opendocument>.
Chief Justice: Susan G. Denham
Head of the High Court
"EMBLEMS Of IRELAND." Coleraine Borough Council. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2013
Former Chief Justice
Other Judges of the Supreme Court
(Coleraine Borough Council)
Tanaiste (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade):Eamon Gilmore
"Welcome to the Houses of the Oireachtas." Houses of the Oireachtas. Irish Government, n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2013. <http://www.oireachtas.ie/parliament/>.
"Home - Department of Taoiseach." Home - Department of Taoiseach. Irish Government, n.d. Web. 13 Dec. 2013. <http://www.taoiseach.gov.ie/eng/>.
Manheim, Frank. "Frank Manheim Gives Lectures in Ireland and Sweden, Gathers Information on New European Offshore Geological Programs." Frank Manheim Gives Lectures in Ireland and Sweden, Gathers Information on New European Offshore Geological Programs. N.p., 6 May 2013. Web. 13 Dec. 2013.
Education and Skills
Public Expenditure and Reform
Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation
Arts, Heritage, and Gaeltacht
Communications, Energy, and Natural Resources
1801, Janurary 1st~1922, DEC 6 – Act of Union
Environment, Community, and Local Government
Justice, Equality, and Defence
Children and Youth Affairs
Transport, Tourism, and Sport
Agriculture, Food, and Marine
"Irish Presidency of the Council of European Union, 2013." Irish Presidency of the Council of European Union, 2013. Irish Government, n.d. Web. 15 Dec. 2013. <http://www.eu2013.ie/>.
Cliffs of Moher
"Welcome to President.ie." Ras an Uachtarin. Irish Government, n.d. Web. 16 Dec. 2013. <http://www.president.ie/>.
43: Five Panels
6: Two Universities
Problems of the system
1. Connections between branches
2. Complicated government system
Benefits of the system
1. Detailed government system
2. Accessable government
3. Diverse pariliament parties
4. Flexible government
Local Governments: 34
Town, Borough Councils: 80
Local Authorities: 114
What will happen if U.S. adopts Irish government system
Bunreacht na hEireann
President: Michael D. Higgins,
Supreme Commander of Defence
Represents Irish citizens
Adivisor of Government
Executive Branch derives it's democratic legitimacy from Legislature Branch