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Table of Contents. General Information Symbols National flag Interesting facts Famous Irish blessings Legends Leprechaun Traditional Irish food S port Music Famous writers Tourist attractions Explain these. General Information :. Capital of Ireland is DUBLIN
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Table of Contents • General Information • Symbols • National flag • Interestingfacts • Famous Irish blessings • Legends • Leprechaun • Traditional Irish food • Sport • Music • Famouswriters • Touristattractions • Explainthese
General Information: Capital of Ireland is DUBLIN • the total area of Ireland is 70 283 km ² • POPULATION OF ABOUT 4,589 MILLION PEOPLE • CURRENCY IS THE EURO • THERE IS A LANGUAGE ENGLISH OR IRISH • THE LONGEST RIVER IN IRELAND IS THE SHANNON • Biggetscitiesin; DUBLIN,CORK,GALWAY,LIMERICK,WATERFORD • AIRPORT TO IRELAND ,Cork Airport , Donegal Airport, Dublin Airport, Galway Airport , AirportInisOirr , AirportInisMeain , Inis Mór Airport , KerryAirport , AirportKilkenny , AirportKnock , AirportLetterkenny , ShannonAirport , SligoAirport , Waterford Airport.
Map of cities largestcities Dublin ,Galway ,Limerick,Cork,Waterford
Symbols • According to legend, St. Patrick used it by showing this plant as one stalk with three leaves to depict the essence of the Holy Trinity. On St. Patrick's Day (March 17), shamrock is worn in the lapel clothes by Irish people all over the world. • From early times to the end of the 19th Century Ireland is unique in having a musical instrument, the harp, as its national emblem. • From antiquity to its decline in the early nineteenth century the harp was at the social centre of Ireland. Up to at least the seventeenth century harpists enjoyed a high status among all other musicians and in society. • Celtic Cross - a form of a cross, for centuries known pre-Christian religious believers, in which four arms cross is placed in a circle, symbolizing the Celtic wreaths, so-called. ruta. Today (despite his pre-Christian origin) Celtic cross is a form of cross accepted by the Catholic Church as a religious symbol of the Christians.
National flag • National flag was adopted in 1916 by the rising rebels, followed by Easter the Republic of Ireland during the War of Independence (1919-1921). Its use was continued by the Irish Free State (1922-1937) and was later receive constitutional status under the 1937 Constitution Irlandii.Tricolor is used by nationalists on both sides of the border as the national flag throughout the island of Ireland since 1916.  Thus, it is piloted by many nationalists in Northern Ireland, as well as by the Gaelic Athletic Association.
Interestingfacts • Ireland is called the green island, with a capricious climate, because so lush greenery in the landscape probably neveroccurs.In Jury only that the green is mostly wet. Alternately sun and rain, but almost always wind phenomena are quite normal here. Compensates for the shortcomings of climate extraordinary kindness of the people and the island itself; its beauty. • Eire refers to the Irish name for the island of Ireland and the sovereign state of the same name. The name originated from the old Irish word Eriu which was a name for the goddess.
Famous Irish blessings • ‚Niech Bóg da ci,tęczę za każdą burzę,uśmiech za każdą łzę,za każdą troskę – obietnicęi błogosławieństwo w każdej próbie.Za każdy problem, jaki zsyła życie-wiernego przyjaciela, by go z nim dzielić,za każde westchnienie – słodką piosenkęi odpowiedź na każdą modlitwę.” • St Patrick:Irish national holiday and religious celebrated March 17, the feast of the patron saint of Ireland - St. Patrick. • was born. around 385-389, as amended. March 17 461 Armagh) - bishop and apostle of Ireland, the Holy Catholic Church and the Orthodox missionary and organizer of religious life in Ireland. • Patrick converted to Christianity many Irish, he and his students built many churches throughout Ireland (although virtually none of them survived until today, as their basic building material was wood). Among his students there were dozens of later saints. • The separation of the island during the melting ice sheet was also affected on the wildlife area. There are here some common species of fauna on the continent, such as snakes, currently in Ireland joins 35 species of terrestrial mammals.
Legends • Irish witchKryni • Mona - The Legend of ritual Vikings • Cahir Castle - Legend of the cruel Baron • The Legend of Galway • Holy Columban - great missionary from Ireland
LEGENDS • Leprechaun • people friendly creature appears frequently in the literature and foreign, especially in fairy tales. The dwarfs look like little people. They are usually presented in a pointy red hats, which comes from the color of their Polish name. There are both in the fairy-tale tradition of Polish and other European nations.
Traditional Irish food • Irish soda bread • Irish potatoeswithcinnamon • Irish stew • Braisedlamb Irish • Irish potatopancakes "boxty„ Irish cuisine has been shaped by centuries of social and political change, and its diversity reflects that of its people. The food is based on the crops grown in the area and the
SPORT • HURLING • GAELIC FOOTBALL • RUGBY • GOLF • CRICKET • HOCKEY
Music • Bob Geldof,How I RoLL • CLANNAD, SONG For IRELAND • VAN MORRISON • A SENSE OF WONDER
Famouswriters • SeamusHeaney • Samuel Beckett • William Butler Yeats • George Bernard Shaw • This four people were Nobel Laureates
Explainthese • In the period from 1845 to 1849 years Ireland experienced one of the largest natural disasters in the history of Europe. Irish "great famine" led to a million victims, and another million people forced to emigrate, reducing the total by at least one-quarter of the population of the country, which in 1845 was 9.2 million. • Although Ireland was an integral part of the United Kingdom, the most powerful country of the era, not given her too much effective help. According to some observers, it was the ultimate Malthusian apocalypse; according to others - the culmination of centuries of misrule period. • refers to the economy of the Republic of Ireland between 1995 and 2000, a period of rapid real economic growth fuelled by foreign direct investment, and a subsequent property price bubble which rendered the real economy uncompetitive. The Irish economy expanded at an average rate of 9.4% between 1995 and 2000 • When you look deep enough into most names, you can find the origin of them. They usually indicated a profession, a character trait, a hero of myth or legend, and so on. • Fortunately, Paddy is a 4 Leaf Clover
thank you for your presentations prepared • Dawid Janicki IB