Republic of Ireland

What is Republic of Ireland known for?


television top

show in which five contestants play a number of games to win cars, holidays, and cash prizes up to €500,000. Broadcast on Saturday nights between September and June on RTÉ One, the game show is among the channel's most popular programmes, often ranking among the top five in the ratings. However, there was a significant drop in viewership in the 2008 2009 series. "PKFHSPKFHS Television top-tw.html RTE TV3 Top 20 Programmes" ''Medialive''. URL last accessed


culture loyalty

PD-UKGov that are available at this Commons template page (:Commons:Commons:Stamps Public domain templates) for stamp images that are public domain. '''Inishmore''' (AKA Inis Bant) ( The bomb was found on the side of a road near the village of Forkhill (w:Forkhill) in County Armagh (w:County Armagh), Northern Ireland (w:Northern Ireland), close to the border with the Republic of Ireland (w:Republic of Ireland). It was defused by an expert bomb disposal team from the Irish Army (w:Irish Army). The explosives were home-made and weighed 600 lb (270 kg). It is believed that the bomb was planted there by dissident republicans. On Saturday, 67% of Irish (w:Republic of Ireland) voters favored the European Union's (w:European Union) (EU) Lisbon Treaty (w:Treaty of Lisbon) which now requires approval from the presidents of the Czech Republic (w:Czech Republic) and Poland (w:Poland) for ratification (w:ratification). A car, thought to have been used for the get-away, has been found burnt out just over the border in the Republic of Ireland (w:Republic of Ireland). Mr Kee and the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin (w:Micheál Martin) have asked for any witnesses to contact the Gardai (w:Gardai) or the PSNI immediately.


original+free

on the agenda for the Green Party (Green Party (Ireland)) in the Republic of Ireland. However it was later confirmed that BBC Northern Ireland services are now to be offered in the Republic of Ireland on a 'paid-for' basis and not the original free-to-air basis. http: www.boards.ie vbulletin showthread.php?t 2055815871&page 9 In much of Europe, such controls were abolished by the Schengen Agreement and subsequent European Union legislation. Since the Treaty

on the agenda for the Green Party (Green Party (Ireland)) in Ireland. However, it was later confirmed that BBC Northern Ireland services are now to be offered in the Republic on a 'paid for' basis and not the original free-to-air basis. Civil rights activists all over Northern Ireland soon launched a campaign of civil resistance. There was opposition from Loyalists, who were aided by the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Northern Ireland's Police Force.


regular+studies

consists of first ''year'' to third year (ages 13–15). At the end of third year, all students must sit a compulsory state examination called the Junior Certificate. After third year, pupils have the option of taking a "transition year" or fourth year (usually at age 16). In transition year pupils take a break from regular studies to pursue other activities that help to promote their personal, social, vocational and educational development, and to prepares them for their role


artistic scientific

businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included. Many other small historical displays are located in the country's stately homes, including those run by the National Trust (An Taisce). !-- Note


largest+participation

McAleese accessdate 2010-08-05 Gaelic football and hurling are the most popular activities promoted by the organisation, and the most popular sports in the Republic of Ireland in terms of attendances. Gaelic football is also the largest participation sport in Northern Ireland. The bomb was found on the side of a road near the village of Forkhill (w:Forkhill) in County Armagh (w:County Armagh), Northern Ireland (w:Northern Ireland), close to the border with the Republic of Ireland (w:Republic of Ireland). It was defused by an expert bomb disposal team from the Irish Army (w:Irish Army). The explosives were home-made and weighed 600 lb (270 kg). It is believed that the bomb was planted there by dissident republicans. On Saturday, 67% of Irish (w:Republic of Ireland) voters favored the European Union's (w:European Union) (EU) Lisbon Treaty (w:Treaty of Lisbon) which now requires approval from the presidents of the Czech Republic (w:Czech Republic) and Poland (w:Poland) for ratification (w:ratification). A car, thought to have been used for the get-away, has been found burnt out just over the border in the Republic of Ireland (w:Republic of Ireland). Mr Kee and the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin (w:Micheál Martin) have asked for any witnesses to contact the Gardai (w:Gardai) or the PSNI immediately.


time military

; 2 March 1948 &nbsp;– 14 June 1995,<


development+charity

of Ireland, Maynooth National University of Ireland , a Pontifical University and Ireland's main Roman Catholic seminary, St Patrick's College (St. Patrick's College, Maynooth). Maynooth is also the seat of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference and holds the headquarters of Ireland's largest development charity, Trócaire


shows+appearing

in the UK, guesting on many shows, appearing in cabaret and becoming the face of 'Bisto' in a series of television advertisements. On Irish (Republic of Ireland) TV, ''The Clodagh Rodgers Show'' won an award at the Golden Rose (Rose d'Or) TV festival in Montreux, and Rodgers starred in many other shows, including ''Seaside Special'' for BBC Television (she hosted the first ever show from Great Yarmouth in 1975), '' Morecambe and Wise The Morecambe and Wise Show


set+close

, County Antrim. The 'Irish Riviera' on the South Coast of Ireland features the seaside resorts of Youghal, Ardmore (Ardmore, County Waterford), Dungarvan, Cóbh and Ballycotton, all set close to the south coast of Ireland. Youghal has been a favoured holiday destination for over 100 years, situated on the banks of the River Blackwater (Munster Blackwater) as it reaches the sea. Youghal is well known for its beaches, having been, until 2008, the only town in the Republic of Ireland with two beaches awarded E.U. Blue Flag (Blue flag beach) status. Dungarvan is a seaside market town beneath the mountains in the centre of the Irish south coast. Kinsale is often described as a food lover's and yachting town, with a diverse range of restaurants, as well as a large and active creative community with numerous art galleries and record and book shops. Current political uses The word is preserved in the government of the Republic of Ireland, where the prime minister is the ''Taoiseach'' while the deputy prime minister is the ''Tánaiste''. In 1997 Fianna Fáil returned to power after three years in opposition. Woods was appointed Minister for the Marine and Natural Resources. He introduced a £70 million overhaul of Ireland (Republic of Ireland)'s fishing fleet and also launched a new maritime college. In the Cabinet reshuffle in 2000 Woods replaced Micheál Martin as Minister for Education. He failed to be retained in the Cabinet following the 2002 general election (Irish general election, 2002). He was Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs from 2002–2007. "Red Box" would eventually see release on the group's first single, but as a B-side. The A-side of the band's first single, released in 1985, was "Money's Too Tight (To Mention)", a cover of a soul song originally recorded by The Valentine Brothers. This single had big international success, reaching the UK and Irish (Republic of Ireland) Top 20, later the American, French and Dutch (Netherlands) Top 30, and the Italian Top 5. Their debut album, ''Picture Book (Picture Book (album))'', was also released in 1985. A variation on this are the PaidByCash virtual cards in the United States and the 3V (3V (payment system)) cards issued in the Republic of Ireland. These consist only of a card number plus expiry date and verification number (Card Verification Value), so can only be used for customer not present transactions. The Tobacco Card has undergone testing and is scheduled for nationwide introduction in Japan in 2008. It will contain an IC with information about the cardholder's age, and will be required for purchasing cigarettes from vending machines. It will have stored-value capability. The bomb was found on the side of a road near the village of Forkhill (w:Forkhill) in County Armagh (w:County Armagh), Northern Ireland (w:Northern Ireland), close to the border with the Republic of Ireland (w:Republic of Ireland). It was defused by an expert bomb disposal team from the Irish Army (w:Irish Army). The explosives were home-made and weighed 600&nbsp;lb (270&nbsp;kg). It is believed that the bomb was planted there by dissident republicans. On Saturday, 67% of Irish (w:Republic of Ireland) voters favored the European Union's (w:European Union) (EU) Lisbon Treaty (w:Treaty of Lisbon) which now requires approval from the presidents of the Czech Republic (w:Czech Republic) and Poland (w:Poland) for ratification (w:ratification). A car, thought to have been used for the get-away, has been found burnt out just over the border in the Republic of Ireland (w:Republic of Ireland). Mr Kee and the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin (w:Micheál Martin) have asked for any witnesses to contact the Gardai (w:Gardai) or the PSNI immediately.

Republic of Ireland

Note: The following introductory paragraphs have been subject to LOTS of discussion over the years and consequently are made up of lots of subtle wordings reached through many discussions. Please obtain consensus for any changes you would like to make to them on the talk page first, otherwise any contribution(s) you make here directly are likely to be reverted.

For the sake of future editors, please do not remove this note.

---- '''Ireland''' ( with an elected president (President of Ireland) serving as head of state. The head of government, the Taoiseach, is nominated by the lower house of parliament, Dáil Éireann.

The Irish Free State was created in 1922 as a result of the Anglo-Irish Treaty. It effectively became a republic, with an elected president, under the constitution of 1937 (Constitution of Ireland), in which it was named "Ireland". It was officially declared a republic in 1949. Ireland became a member of the United Nations in December 1955. It joined the European Economic Community (EEC), predecessor of the European Union, in 1973. Ireland had no formal relations with Northern Ireland for most of the twentieth century, but during the 1980s and 1990s the British and Irish governments worked with the Northern Ireland parties towards a resolution to the "Troubles (The Troubles)". Since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998, Ireland and Northern Ireland have co-operated on a number of policy areas under the North-South Ministerial Council created by the Agreement.

Ireland ranks among the wealthiest countries in the world in terms of GDP per capita.

In 2011 and 2013, Ireland was ranked as the seventh-most developed country in the world by the United Nations Human Development Index. although it does participate in Partnership for Peace.

Search by keywords:


Copyright (C) 2015-2017 PlacesKnownFor.com
Last modified: Tue Oct 10 05:56:30 EDT 2017