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Complete details about Ireland in Europe with capital city Dublin

Country NameIreland (Ireland/Éire)
Country CodeIRL
Capital CityDublin
ContinentEurope
RegionBritish Islands
Independence Year1921
Population3775100
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 @meathtourism on Fri Jun 23 08:07:30 EDT 2017 RT @TourismIreland: Japan calling! Promoting Ireland in Tokyo - Tourism Ireland https://t.co/ALqqI43CC5 via @TourismIreland https://t.co/qE?
From @lukehamilton88 on Fri Jun 23 08:07:27 EDT 2017 Very important piece for #Pride2017 & #RefugeeDay. @brian_collins15 on the difficulties facing lgbt asylum seekers. https://t.co/vqsqRynOJe
From @mikewynne1106 on Fri Jun 23 08:07:23 EDT 2017 RT @gazzcam: Republic will not support any Brexit deal if UK does not ?fully? protect the Good Friday Agreement #DUPCoalition https://t.co?
From @Mairead9754 on Fri Jun 23 08:07:22 EDT 2017 RT @BarryMcElduff: British Army has never had, does not have and never will have any right to operate in Ireland.
From @cwilson030 on Fri Jun 23 08:07:21 EDT 2017 Off on a adventure in Northern Ireland. Would be lost with out these two. My everything My world. #familylove? https://t.co/sZmbB8GSuX
From @mywatertank on Fri Jun 23 08:07:20 EDT 2017 RT @ExploreLightPG: We we're out chasing #northernlights @ Donegal. Love that place #LandscapePhotography #LoveIreland #WildAtlanticWay #Ir?
From @bcarpano on Fri Jun 23 08:07:19 EDT 2017 RT pc_connor: Top birth countries of the 3 million EU migrants in the UK: Poland-700k Ireland-500k Germany-320K Fr? https://t.co/gGgcEvozFg
From @CorkTIO on Fri Jun 23 08:07:18 EDT 2017 RT @TOTEMireland: The new @Failte_Ireland visitor guides are on the shelves! Delighted to be part of it! #wildatlanticway #irelandsanciente?
From @WilliamsJon on Fri Jun 23 08:07:15 EDT 2017 5 murders, 23 charges of conspiracy to murder, among 200 terrorism offenses! Key figure in N #Ireland troubles. https://t.co/uHPXtQPGnv
From @GhettoHillen on Fri Jun 23 08:07:15 EDT 2017 @Sia I have been refreshing ticket master everyday since u performed coachella, hoping you will come to dublin ireland :D please xx
From @Fionnuala____ on Fri Jun 23 08:07:14 EDT 2017 RT @Barnardos_IRL: #Dail Ireland's children deserve a fairer chance at life #Budget2018 https://t.co/doLHWdbuoV https://t.co/ccXkZaMgMM
From @SunnyMoneyTips on Fri Jun 23 08:07:09 EDT 2017 #3syMoney ??? All Ireland Affair #DailyDouble ?? #SunnysSuperSingle ???? https://t.co/sHgwmxbWGT
From @boo1003 on Fri Jun 23 08:07:08 EDT 2017 RT @JurysInnHotels: Would a free 1 night stay at any UK or Ireland Jurys Inn make you extra smiley today? RT & follow to be in the draw to?
From @erimuscollect on Fri Jun 23 08:07:05 EDT 2017 Check out what I found. BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED £1 COIN - NORTHERN IRELAND COVER & STAMP - ROYAL MINT? https://t.co/i1392vVnvL
From @mousefashion95 on Fri Jun 23 08:07:04 EDT 2017 RT @JurysInnHotels: Would a free 1 night stay at any UK or Ireland Jurys Inn make you extra smiley today? RT & follow to be in the draw to?