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The name Republic of Ireland came into use after the Republic of Ireland Act defined it as the official description of the state in 1949 (the purpose of the act being to declare that the state was a republic rather than a form of constitutional monarchy).
Though this state's constitutional structures provided for a President of Ireland instead of a king, it was not technically a republic; the principal key role possessed by a head of state, that of symbolically representing the state internationally remained vested, in statute law, in the King as an organ.
On 21 December 1948 the Republic of Ireland Act declared a republic, with the functions previously given to the Governor-General acting on the behalf of the King given instead to the President of Ireland.
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  Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia
The Republic of Ireland is traditionally described as having 26 counties, which continue to be in use in e.g.
The Republic of Ireland is a small, modern, trade-dependent economy with growth averaging a robust 9% in 1995-2001.
The economy felt the impact of the global economic slowdown in 2001, particularly in the high-tech export sector; the growth rate was cut by nearly half.
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 Ireland - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, is often unofficially referred to as "The North" (by nationalists and residents in the Republic of Ireland), "the Six Counties," by nationalists, and "Ulster," by unionists (although the historic province of Ulster also includes the counties Donegal, Cavan, and Monaghan, which are in the Republic).
The GAA is organised on an all-Ireland basis with all 32 counties competing; traditionally, counties first compete within their province, in the provincial championships, and the winners then compete in the All-Ireland senior hurling or football championships.
Ireland's largest religious group is the Roman Catholic Church (about 70% for the entire island, and over 90% for the Republic), and most of the rest of the population adhere to one of the various Protestant denominations.
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 CalendarHome.com - Republic of Ireland - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Ireland (Irish: Éire; IPA: [ˈeːrʲə]) is a country in north-western Europe occupying five-sixths of the island of Ireland.
It is bordered by Northern Ireland (part of the United Kingdom) to the north, by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and by the Irish Sea to the east.
The Republic of Ireland Act defined Republic of Ireland as the description of the state in 1949 (the purpose of the act being to declare that the state was a republic rather than a form of constitutional monarchy).
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 Ireland
Twenty-six of the counties are in the Republic of Ireland, and the remaining six (all in Ulster) are in Northern Ireland.
Ireland has been inhabited for at least 9,000 years, although little is known about the paleolithic and neolithic inhabitants of the island (other than by inference from genetic research in 2004 that challenges the idea of migration from central Europe and proposes a flow along the Atlantic coast from Spain).
Ireland's largest religious group is the Roman Catholic Church (about 70% for the entire island, and about 80% for the Republic), and most of the rest of the population adhere to one of the various Protestant denominations.
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 Republic of Ireland
The Republic of Ireland (Irish: Poblacht na hÉireann) is the official "description" of an independent state which covers approximately five-sixths of the island of Ireland, off the coast of north-west Europe.
However the state is commonly referred to as the "Republic of Ireland" in order to distinguish it from the island of Ireland as a whole.
On 1 April 1949 the Republic of Ireland Act declared a republic, with the functions previously given to the King given instead to the President of Ireland.
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 Republic of Ireland - Gurupedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Republic of Ireland is the official description of the state, from the Republic of Ireland Act.
On 1 April 1949 the Republic of Ireland Act declared Éire a republic, with the functions previously given to the King given instead to the President of Ireland.
The economy felt the impact of the global economic slowdown in 2001, particularly in the high-tech export sector – the growth rate in that area was cut by nearly half.
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 Ireland Resource Center - kathy ireland
The Republic of Ireland (Irish: Poblacht na hÉireann) is the official description of the sovereign state which covers approximately five-sixths of the island of Ireland, off the coast of north-west Europe.
On 1 jobs in ireland April 1949 the Republic of Ireland Act declared a republic, with the functions previously given to the King given instead to the President of Ireland.
The Republic of Ireland is a small, modern, trade-dependent economy with growth averaging a robust 10% in 1995 2000, and 7% in 1995-2004.
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 The Republic of Ireland
Ireland has been a member of the EU since 1973 and is in a vital strategic location on major air and sea routes between North America and the rest of Europe.
Modern Ireland boasts an economy that ranks the country highly in international income and competitiveness tables that is admired around the world.
Ireland is an economically prosperous country, renowned for its diverse landscape and rugged coastline.
www.irishaccommodationguide.com /aboutrepublicofireland.htm   (344 words)

  
 Economy
Ireland is a small, modern, trade-dependent economy with growth averaging a robust 8% in 1995-2002.
The economy felt the impact of the global economic slowdown in 2001-02, particularly in the high-tech export sector; the growth rate was cut by half.
The economy of the republic was suddenly cut off from almost all the manufacturing that had developed in the 19th century in the north, notably the linen and shipbuilding industries.
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 Ireland (01/07)
The conflict in Northern Ireland stems from a history of British rule, historical animosity between Catholics and Protestants, and the various armed and political attempts to unite Northern Ireland with the rest of the island.
According to Ireland's Central Statistical Office, Irish exports to the United States from January to September 2006 rose by 7% compared to the same period in 2005, while Irish imports from the United States from January to September 2006 fell by 14% compared to the same period in 2005.
Factors that negatively affect Ireland's ability to attract investment include: increasing labor and energy costs (especially when compared to low-cost countries in Eastern Europe and Asia), skilled labor shortages, inadequate infrastructure (such as in the transportation and internet/broadband sectors), and absolute price levels that are ranked among the highest in Europe.
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 Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland, Éire, embassy, embassies
The constitution provides that the name of the state is "Éire, or, in the English language, Ireland." However the state is commonly referred to as the "Republic of Ireland" in order to distinguish it from the island of Ireland as a whole.
Amhrán na bhFiann is the national anthem of the Republic of Ireland.
The song is regarded by many nationalists as the national anthem of the whole of Ireland, and it is therefore sung, for example, at Gaelic Athletic Association matches held anywhere on the island.
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 The Republic
Our first attempt to build a republic in Ireland has been at best a partial success: limited to 26 of the 32 counties, the state we call the Republic was founded on a republican ideology which was at best ad hoc, and which was suborned and diverted as a political project almost from the first.
The republic was abandoned not least in the ossification and suffocating airs of a theocratic, monolithic Catholic state.
What is good for the state is what is good for the economy, and the economy is increasingly defined as a manufacturing and distributive apparatus which has its being in some curious disjunction from our actual experience of ourselves as human beings, individual or in collective.
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 Economy of the Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The economy of the Republic of Ireland is modern, relatively small, and trade-dependent with growth averaging a robust 10% in 1995–2000.
Ireland's rail network is run by the semi-state body Iarnród Éireann, a subsidiary of CIÉ and is made up of 9 national lines and several regional commuter lines such as the DART.
Ireland is very different from most other countries in the European Union (with the exception of the UK, Greece and Hungary) in that rates of home ownership are quite high.
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 Industries in the Republic of Ireland
The Republic of Ireland is located in Western Europe, occupying five-sixths of the island of Ireland in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain.
The capital of the Republic of Ireland is Dublin.
The industry of the Republic of Ireland will grow because the high tech industry is growing and growing and this is Ireland’s main industrial sector.
www.uni-duisburg.de /SCHULEN/STG/Irland/Industry.htm   (2076 words)

  
 The Republic of Ireland
The Irish economy depends on the manufacturing of machinery and transportation equipment exported to the UK and the European mainland.
In 1921, the southern part of Ireland finally won its independence from the UK and became the Republic of Ireland.
Ireland is a member of the European Union (EU), which increases the number of markets for its products.
www.mccallie.org /msacademics/therring/ireland10,2.htm   (352 words)

  
 Ireland - Country Profile - Republic of Ireland - Éire - Ireland Tourism
Houses of the Oireachtas, the Parliament of Ireland.
Ireland's busiest airport with 50 scheduled airlines operating to 112 regional and international destinations.
Explore Ireland's South East: the Counties of Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford, and Wexford.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/ireland.htm   (1008 words)

  
 Mission Statement for Business Development Mission to Ireland, November 17-21, 2003, Office of International ...
The ICT sector has been a key to the Republic's remarkable economic growth over the past seven years and the government is well aware that it will continue to play an important role in maintaining strong economic growth in the future.
Northern Ireland was predicted to record growth of 3.4 percent last year, ahead of the U.K. average of 2.6 percent, according to a leading economic consultancy, Business Strategies, which also predicts that Northern Ireland will be the U.K.'s number one growth spot in 2003.
Total employment in Northern Ireland is expected to grow faster between 2001 and 2010 than the U.K. as a whole in each year of the forecast period.
www.technology.gov /International/Europe/Ireland/0307/p_Mission.htm   (1957 words)

  
 Republic of Ireland: Economy
The republic's industries now account for almost 40% of its GDP and 80% of its exports, and employ more than a quarter of its workforce.
Products include such items as computer and telecommunications hardware, computer software, linen and laces (for which Ireland is famous), Waterford crystal, food products and beverages, textiles and clothing, pharmaceuticals, machinery, transportation equipment, ships, iron products, and handicrafts.
Around the free port of Shannon are factories producing electronic equipment, chemicals, plastics, and textiles.
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 ireland map and information page
Inhabited for almost 7,000 years, Ireland is an historic island nation, located on the eastern edge of the North Atlantic Ocean, directly west of the United Kingdom.
The Ireland pages are currently being revised, but you can find additional information about the country here.
Landforms Ireland consists of a central plain surrounded by numerous hills, ridges and a few coastal mountains.
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 Undersectretarial Business Development Mission for Information and COmmunications Technology to Northern Ireland and ...
TO NORTHERN IRELAND AND THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
The ICT sector has been a key to the Republic's remarkable economic growth over the past seven years and the government is well aware that it will continue to play an important role in maintaining strong economic growth in the future.
Northern Ireland was predicted to record growth of 3.4 percent last year, ahead of the U.K. average of 2.6 percent, according to a leading economic consultancy, Business Strategies, which also predicts that Northern Ireland will be the U.K.'s number one growth spot in 2003.
www.ita.doc.gov /doctm/info_comm_nireland_ireland_0403.html   (1921 words)

  
 Irish Echo Online - News
Hain's view reported here that the Northern economy was "not sustainable in the long term" and that in future decades "it is going to be increasingly difficult to look at the economy of Ireland north and south except as a sort of island of Ireland economy."
Hain had also spoken of "deepening north/south co-operation in a number of areas" and that he didn't want "the Northern Ireland economy to be a dependent economy as it is now, with a sort of UK 'big brother' umbrella over it".
George Dawson, the DUP's economy spokesman, called Hain's comments "among the most disgraceful ever uttered by a secretary of state." His assertion that the Northern economy was unsustainable, said Dawson, was "inaccurate and deeply damaging.
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 republic of ireland facts, population, politics and geography ireland
Irish governments have sought the peaceful unification of Ireland and have cooperated with Britain against terrorist groups.
Ireland joined with 11 other EU nations in circulating the Euro on January 1, 2002.
Illicit drugs: Ireland is a transshipment point for and consumer of hashish from North Africa to the UK and Netherlands and of European-produced synthetic drugs; minor transshipment point for heroin and cocaine destined for Western Europe.
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 Undersecretarial Business Development Mission for Technology Industries to Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland ...
With 3.9 million people, a vibrant economy, and a young and highly educated workforce, the Republic of Ireland represents an ideal market for U.S. companies seeking to find agents, distributors, and strategic partners for business opportunities in the expanding EU marketplace.
As a small-island economy, the Republic of Ireland is dependent on international trade and open access to overseas markets.
The ICT sector has been a key driver to Ireland’s remarkable economic growth over the past 15 years, and the Irish government is endeavoring to ensure the sector will continue to play an important role in maintaining strong economic growth in the future.
www.trade.gov /doctm/tech_ireland_1004.html   (1836 words)

  
 Czech Republic, Czech Republic Chronicle :: Travel to Czech Republic :: Czech Republic Journey :: Czech Republic Travel ...
Czech Republic, republic comprising the historic regions of Bohemia, Moravia, and part of Silesia, in central Europe, bordered on the north by Poland, on the east by Slovakia, on the south by Austria, and on the west and north by Germany.
Language: The official language of the Czech Republic is Czech, a language of the West Slavic subgroup of Slavic languages...
Salzburg’s economy is strongly export-oriented, especially exports to the member countries of the EU.
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 NIH Record-11/12/2002-Irish Nurses Train at NCI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Four oncology nurses arrived at NIH on Sept. 28 from Ireland and Northern Ireland as part of the Clinical Trials Training Program, a 3-month educational course sponsored by the Ireland-Northern Ireland-National Cancer Institute Cancer Consortium.
When they returned to Ireland they were frustrated with the lack of infrastructure in place to support research, Stocker said.
The strengthening of the economy in the Republic of Ireland throughout the 1990's allowed the government to increase its investment in health research, and the 1998 peace accord made feasible a collaborative approach to building capacity for cancer clinical research between the Republic and Northern Ireland.
www.nih.gov /news/NIH-Record/11_12_2002/story08.htm   (425 words)

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