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  History of the Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 1 April 1949, the Republic of Ireland Act was enacted.
The new state was unambiguously described as a republic, with the international and diplomatic functions previously vested in or exercised by the King now vested in the President of Ireland who finally became unambiguously the Irish head of state.
By the early 2000s, the Republic had become the second richest (in terms of GDP per capita) member of the European Union, and had moved from being a net recipient of EU funds to a net contributor, and from a position of net emigration to one of net immigration.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_the_Republic_of_Ireland   (2223 words)

 Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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.
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).
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.
www.airandspace.org /encyclopedia/Republic_of_Ireland   (3829 words)

 Republic of Ireland - Gurupedia
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 Republic of Ireland is traditionally described as having 26 counties, which continue to be in use in e.g.
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 Republic of Ireland Information Center - map of republic of ireland
The principal key l'oreal in the republic of ireland role possessed republic of ireland mensa by a head of state, republic of ireland that of representing the state symbolically internationally remained vested in statute law in the King as an organ.
Chief cities republic of ireland immigration are the capital Dublin on the east coast, Cork in the south, Galway and Limerick on the west coast, and Waterford on the south east coast (see Cities in 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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 Ireland -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It lies in the Atlantic Ocean and it is composed of the Republic of Ireland (officially named Ireland), a state which covers five sixths of the island (south, east, west and north-west), and Northern Ireland; part of the United Kingdom, which covers the northeastern sixth of the island.
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 denomination is Roman Catholicism (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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Judicial authority in Ireland is vested in a supreme court, a high court, a court of criminal appeal, and circuit and district courts.
By the terms of the treaty, all of Ireland except the six counties constituting Northern Ireland was to receive dominion status identical with that of Canada.
Republic of Ireland, On Easter Monday, April 18, 1949, by the terms of the Republic of Ireland Bill approved by the Dáil in November 1948, Eire became the Republic of Ireland, formally free of allegiance to the British crown and the Commonwealth of Nations.
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 History of Ireland -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The History of Ireland is the history of a large island in the north-west of Europe.
Forty years later, Ireland became the main battleground in the Glorious Revolution of 1689, when the Catholic James II was deposed by the English Parliament and replaced by William of Orange.
Socially and economically Northern Ireland suffered the worst levels of unemployment in the UK and although high levels of public spending ensured a slow modernisation of public services and moves towards equality, progress was slow in the 70s and 80s, only in the 1990s when progress towards peace became tangible, did the economic situation brighten.
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 Articles - Republic of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The island of Ireland extends over 32,595 square miles (84,421 km²) of which 83% (or five-sixths) belong to the Republic (at 27,133 sq.
The Republic of Ireland is 92% nominally Roman Catholic, but there has been a massive decline in mass attendance among Irish Catholics.
In classical music, the Island of Ireland was also the birthplace of the notable composers Turlough O´Carolan, John Field (inventer of the Nocturne), Michael William Balfe, ´´Sir´´ Charles Villiers Stanford and Charles Wood.
www.techize.com /articles/Republic_of_Ireland   (3603 words)

 Ireland: The Archetypal Single Transferable Vote System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Republic of Ireland cannot be said to be ethnically divided, so the question of representation of ethnic groups does not arise.
Ireland has not experienced problems in the area of stable and effective governments.
The political culture of Ireland is strongly influenced by that of Britain, and the "winner-take-all" attitude that characterizes Westminster-based governmental systems remains strong in Ireland.
www.aceproject.org /main/english/es/esy_ie.htm   (1049 words)

 Muslims in the Republic of Ireland
The Republic of Ireland is an overwhelmingly Catholic Christian country which has become increasingly secular since the 1980's.
The first Muslim organisation in Ireland, the Dublin Islamic Society, was formed in 1959 by a group of Muslim students.
During the 1980s, the community continued to grow and a larger mosque was soon needed, and so the present mosque at 163 South Circular Road, Dublin 8, was acquired in 1983.
www.islamfortoday.com /ireland.htm   (263 words)

 History of THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The resulting mood in Ireland is expressed in no uncertain terms in the general election of December 1918.
The partition of Ireland is to be accepted as a necessary compromise, but both southern Ireland (twenty-six counties) and northern Ireland (the six counties of northeast Ulster) are now to have their own parliaments with limited devolved powers.
In northern Ireland the new parliament is now functioning, and there has been talk of accommodation of some kind with the south.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=aa31   (915 words)

 Ireland (12/05)
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.
Ireland, with 1% of the European Union’s (EU’s) population, attracted 8% of all U.S. investment in Europe in 2003.
Ireland is a member of numerous international organizations, including the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and the European Union.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3180.htm   (3772 words)

 The Republic Of Ireland | Northern | Map | History | Famous Irish | Dublin | Flag | Picture | Pic | Travel | UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Ireland is about more than leprechauns and lucky charms.
On December 6, 1921 Ireland was split into Northern Ireland, which had more Protestant peeps (like the English), and the Republic of Ireland, which was mainly Roman Catholic.
Northern Ireland stayed part of the United Kingdom (Britain) and the Republic of Ireland became independent.
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Within the traditional four ecclesiastical provinces of Ulster (north-east), Leinster (south-eastern Ireland including the ancient kingdom of Meath), Munster (south-west), and Connaught (or Connacht, north-west) there are 32 counties, 26 of which are within the Republic.
Not surprisingly, the union in Ireland was highly unpopular and relations continued to deteriorate between the Catholic and Protestant populations.
Between 1841 and 1851, Ireland's population fell from 8.2 million to 6.6 million through starvation, disease, and emigration, particularly to the United States.
www.st-patricks-day.com /aboutireland_history.asp   (1188 words)

 irish newspapers irish literature ireland history - Vindicator.ca - The Republic of Ireland's population expansion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The population of the twenty-six county Republic of Ireland is now over 4 million, according to census figures released last month.
Whether born in the Twenty-six Counties or the Six Counties, all are born in Ireland.
Ireland has the resources to care for all.
www.vindicator.ca /vindicator/feb_2004_ir_1.asp   (324 words)

 Ireland - EnchantedLearning.com
The Republic of Ireland (also called Ireland or Eire) occupies most of the island of Ireland; it is an independent country.
Capital of the Republic of Ireland: Dublin is the capital city of the Republic of Ireland.
Flag: Ireland's flag is made of three equal-sized rectangles of orange, white and green.
www.enchantedlearning.com /europe/ireland/index.shtml   (529 words)

 Genealogy for Ireland - The IrelandGenWeb Project
To learn more about the history of this project or to contact us for more information, please visit our About This Project.
The map of Ireland pictured above is a clickable image map of the counties.
Ireland and Northern Ireland have been separate countries since the Civil War of 1922.
www.irelandgenweb.com   (203 words)

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The history of Ireland can be divided around 1922 into the pre-Republic era and the era of the Republic of Ireland.
For Ireland's early history, read the 1UpInfo sections on Ireland to the English Conquest, Ireland and the English, Ireland Under the Union, and Partition.
This section traces the political history of the Republic of Ireland through World War II to the present.
facweb.furman.edu /~dstanford/fte2/FTESG7.htm   (373 words)

 The Irish Flag History and Origin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Article 7 of "Bunreacht na hEireann" (constitution of Ireland) states "The National Flag is the Tricolour of Green, White and Orange." This flag didn't come into general usage until the war of independance (1919-1921).
Prior to this, the green flag with gold harp was the main symbol of nationalism.
There are also some songs from that period which refer to 'green, white and gold' flags and this helped to keep the concept alive, but the symbolism of the green, white and orange dates from 1848.
www.bobreeder.net /ieflag.htm   (272 words)

 Category:History of the Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are 3 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
Pages in category "History of the Republic of Ireland"
Legality of the enactment of the Constitution of Ireland
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 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Ireland
Although the history of Ireland has seen troubled times, its people have always been associated with a love of music, storytelling and a bit of craic, as a good time with friends is known.
For centuries British dominion in Ireland gave rise to unrest which erupted into violence with the Easter Rising of 1916 when independence was proclaimed.
Northern Ireland saw decades of violent conflict between those campaigning for a united Ireland and those wishing to stay in the United Kingdom.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1038581.stm   (617 words)

 Ireland Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
It's said that Ireland, once visited, is never forgotten, and for once the blarney rings true.
The Irish landscape has a mythic resonance, the country's history is almost tangible, and its people seem put on earth expressly to restore faith in humanity.
Winter weather can be downright inhospitable, but Ireland (the west coast in particular) does look beautiful in the rain, and there's nearly always a pub nearby to duck into.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/ireland   (367 words)

 Let Them Eat Fat! (Ireland Mulls Fat Tax)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Republic of Ireland is, of course, a Catholic country.
Ireland's health minister has proposed a New York City-style smoking ban in all workplaces, including pubs, from Jan. 1, 2004.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management.
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 The Hutchinson Dictionary of World History: Republic of Ireland@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Country occupying the main part of the island of Ireland, in northwest Europe.
It is bounded to the east by the Irish Sea, south and west by the Atlantic Ocean, and northeast by Northern Ireland.
The 1937 constitution provides for a president, elected by universal suffrage for a seven-year term, and a two-chamber national parliament, consisting of a senate, Seanad ireann, and a house of representatives, Dil ireann, both serving five-year terms.
www.highbeam.com /doc/1P1:67714736/Republic+of+Ireland.html?refid=ip_hf   (191 words)

 Dublin, city, Republic of Ireland: History
After the Act of Union of 1800, which sent Irish representatives to the British Parliament, many wealthy aristocrats moved from their Dublin mansions to London, and the years of prosperity ended.
; and the murder (1882) of Lord Frederick Cavendish, chief secretary for Ireland, and his undersecretary in Phoenix Park during terrorist activity and agitation by the Land League.
In 1913 the city was paralyzed by strikes, eventually culminating in the Easter Rebellion of 1916.
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 Ireland's Flag - EnchantedLearning.com
The Republic of Ireland's flag is made of three equal-sized rectangles of orange, white, and green (this type of flag is called a tricolor).
The green color on the flag represents the native people of Ireland (most of whom are Roman Catholic).
The orange color represents the British supporters of William of Orange who settled in Northern Ireland in the 17th century (most of whom are Protestant).
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 History Ireland Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Every period of Irish history is brought to life with a broad range of topics in every issue
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