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5 edition of Facts About Ireland found in the catalog.

Facts About Ireland

by Dept Foreign Affairs

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Irish Books & Media .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8292741M
ISBN 100906404215
ISBN 109780906404218

Ireland and Great Britain, together with many nearby smaller islands, are known collectively as the British Isles. As the term British Isles is controversial in relation to Ireland, the alternate term Britain and Ireland is often used as a neutral term for the islands. A ring of coastal mountains surround low plains at the centre of the island. The Book of Kells (Latin: Codex Cenannensis; Irish: Leabhar Cheanannais; Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS A. I. [58], sometimes known as the Book of Columba) is an illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of the New Testament together with various prefatory texts and tables. It was created in a Columban monastery in either Britain or Ireland and may have had.

Book Hotels. Ireland Fast Facts in Ireland Area Codes-- Area codes in Ireland range from one number (the Dublin area code is “1”) to three. Area codes are included in all listings in this guide. Within Ireland, you dial 0 before the area code. Outside of Ireland, however, you do not dial 0 before the area code. May 09,  · Goodness, so many books! If you are looking for a comprehensive, single-volume survey of Irish history, I can recommend Thomas Bartlett's Ireland: A History (Cambridge, ). He writes in a breezy, readable style and covers the subject thoroughly.

The Book of Kells Lesson for Kids: History & Facts. about the Book of Kells. The book is illustrated in what is called the ''insular style,'' which means it was made in Great Britain after the. But what do you know besides how delicious it is? Check out these 30 mouthwatering facts about Guinness and be even more impressed by this simple yet delicious beer! Guinness was founded in in Dublin, Ireland by Arthur Guinness. There are only four ingredients in Guinness – malted barley, hops, brewer’s yeast, and water.


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The Book of Kells is well-known globally as one of the world’s most famous medieval manuscripts. This stunning 9th-century manuscript (a.k.a. Trinity College Dublin.

NOTE: The information regarding Ireland on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Ireland information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Ireland should be addressed to the CIA.

The first evidence of human presence in Ireland may date to about 12, years ago. The receding of the ice after the Younger Dryas cold phase of the Quaternary around BC, heralds the beginning of Prehistoric Ireland, which includes the archaeological periods known as the Mesolithic, the Neolithic from about BC, the Copper and Bronze Age from about BC and Iron Age beginning.

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