Ireland

Marley Elder, period 1

Ireland, where you want to be.

Why visit Ireland? Well, there are the sights. There is Bru na Bonnie, The Brurren, and Dublin city. Some the the traditional food in Ireland is Irish stew and corned beef with cabbage. The most popular sports in Ireland are hurling and Gaelic football. You can also visit the National Museum of Ireland. Some holidays celebrated in Ireland are Valentines Day, St Patrick's Day, Halloween, Christmas, and Easter. Choose Ireland, come visit today!

what you should know

Irish is the original language of Ireland, but now English is the most common language. Common words or phrases in Ireland are "deadly" (very good), "come here" (listen up), "soft old day" (bad weather), and "whats the craic" (any news). Ireland is a republic and has a parliamentary system of government. They have a president that serves a 7 year term. The currency in Ireland is the euro and the exchange rate is 1 euro = $1.35

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