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Complete details about Ireland in Europe with capital city Dublin

Country NameIreland (Ireland/Éire)
Country CodeIRL
Capital CityDublin
RegionBritish Islands
Independence Year1921
Surface Area70273.0
Life Expectancy76.8 years
GNP75921.0 (old 73132.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

English [official]     (98.4%)
Irish [official]     (1.6%)

Major Cities

Dublin, Leinster     (population 481854)
Cork, Munster     (population 127187)

Ireland's most recent News and Stories

Ireland Tweets

From @CraigLawrance1 on Fri Apr 28 09:59:19 EDT 2017 RT @andrew_lilico: EU says it wldn't kick Ireland out of the EU if it absorbed Northern Ireland. I'm sure that's a *huge* surprise to every?
From @piercemaxwell on Fri Apr 28 09:59:17 EDT 2017 RT @gaanostalgia: #Antrim goalkeeper Niall Patterson follows the play during semi final of 1990 All Ireland SHC #gaa #nostalgia https://t.c?
From @SkodaIRL on Fri Apr 28 09:59:16 EDT 2017 RT @philiphedd: @SkodaIRL New compact SUV called the Karoq breaks cover. Skoda to launch on May 18th. In Ireland later in the year. Price?
From @dyingtotry_ on Fri Apr 28 09:59:15 EDT 2017 RT @Eurovision: Our #HumansofEurovision today goes to Ireland! Here's Alison's story:
From @anntofari on Fri Apr 28 09:59:15 EDT 2017 RT @JurysInnHotels: Get your #bankholidayweekend off to a great start. #Win a stay for 2 at any UK or Ireland Jurys Inn! RT & follow to ent?
From @Kdsdksm1 on Fri Apr 28 09:59:06 EDT 2017 @Harry_Styles IRELAND 2013 PACKED Please come to Ireland
From @infinitelawn on Fri Apr 28 09:59:04 EDT 2017 Europe could allow a united Ireland to join EU after Brexit
From @Stephen_Gash on Fri Apr 28 09:59:02 EDT 2017 @alb353 Corbyn wants a united Ireland but a regionally fragmented England. The English are the only ones not asked?
From @JenniferDaly321 on Fri Apr 28 09:59:01 EDT 2017 More interesting developments for Ireland. EU prepares for post-Brexit membership for united Ireland via @FT
From @DomCushnan on Fri Apr 28 09:59:00 EDT 2017 10,000 Voices: Listening to, Learning from, improving and influencing Patient Experience in Northern Ireland?
From @CoullLorraine on Fri Apr 28 09:58:59 EDT 2017 RT @NeilMackay: European leaders ready to give a future reunified Ireland immediate membership of EU. A sign of enlightened leadership in a?
From @david1652smiff on Fri Apr 28 09:58:57 EDT 2017 RT @dalewood: Sooner we are out of this vindictive and malicious EU the better, Gibraltar and Ireland just highlight the weak EU negotiatin?
From @_PatriciaMurphy on Fri Apr 28 09:58:56 EDT 2017 @AntoniasBooks @dear_ireland what are you reading?
From @27khv on Fri Apr 28 09:58:54 EDT 2017 @john_mcguirk Conor Cruise O'Brien suggested at the end that United Ireland would eventually follow a rapprochement?
From @colorfultidbits on Fri Apr 28 09:58:54 EDT 2017 RT @EarthPixHD: Tory Island, Ireland