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THE LAND OF IRELAND
Ireland has:
*a rolling plain in the center
*forest covers the central lowlands
*coast has rocky highlands
*no part of Ireland is more than 70 miles from the sea
warm and moist climate from the North Atlantic current
THE ECONOMY OF IRELAND
There is a mild, rainy climate that is good for farming. Ireland also makes money by manufacturing (building) machinery and transportation equipment.
THE PEOPLE OF IRELAND
Most Irish trace their ancestry to the Celts.
IRELAND'S TWO OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
Celtic and English
RULING POWERS OF IREALND
From the 1100s to the early 1900 the British ruled Ireland and wanted them to become Protestant.
WHEN DID IRELAND GET ITS INDEPENDENCE?
Ireland got its independence in 1921?
PEOPLE IN IRELAND
*57% of the people live in cities
*1/3 of its people live in Dublin
*life in Ireland centers around the church