By Carter Denson
Where in the world is Ireland
The country of Ireland is located on the continent of Europe. It is an island nation on the western edge of Europe. It is about the same size as West Virginia. The capital city of Ireland is Dublin. It is also the largest city in Ireland. Ireland is known for large and wide areas of green fields. It's nickname is the Emerald Isle. There is also large areas of rocky land caused by the movement of glaciers over 15,000 years ago.
Here are the facts!!!
*Ireland has a president and a prime minister.
*You can vote when you are 18 just like in the U.S.
*They use the Euro instead of dollars and cents.
*Popular foods are potatoes, soups and stews, soda bread, blood sausage, and cheeses.
*Popular beverages are Guiness Beer, Irish coffee, and tea.
*Children go to school from age 6 to 16.
*Christianity is the largest religion, mostly Roman Catholic.
*Most people take the bus or tram to get around.
*The climate is mild.
*There are many castles and famous places to visit in Ireland.