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  Republic of Ireland Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republic of Ireland Act was an enactment of Oireachtas Éireann passed in 1948, which came into force on April 18, 1949 and which declared that the official description of Éire was to be the Republic of Ireland.
An act to repeal the Executive Authority (external relations) Act 1936, to declare that the description of the state shall be the Republic of Ireland, and to enable the President to exercise the executive power of any executive function of the state in or in connection with its external relations.
The 'Irish Republic' is unacceptable as it is the name used in the declaration of independence in 1919, and encompassed all 32 counties.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Republic_of_Ireland_Act   (769 words)

  
 Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 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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 Republic of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Republic of Ireland is the official description of the state, from the Republic of Ireland Act.
The Republic of Ireland is traditionally described as having 26 counties, and these continue in use in cultural, historical and sporting contexts.
The Republic of Ireland is a small, modern, trade-dependent economy with growth averaging a robust 10% in 1995-2000.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/r/re/republic_of_ireland.html   (2028 words)

  
 Ireland article - Ireland island Europe Irish Great Britain Republic Ireland Northern - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The island of Ireland is the third-largest island in Europe.
It is composed of the Republic of Ireland in the south and Northern Ireland, a region of the United Kingdom.
92% of the population of the Republic of Ireland are Roman Catholic, and 40% in Northern Ireland.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Ireland   (1133 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Ireland
Ireland became an integral part of the United Kingdom by the Act of Union of 1800.
The principal rivers of Ireland are the Erne and the Shannon, the longest river in the British Isles.
Many of Ireland’s rivers, including the Liffey and Boyne in the east and the Lee in the southwest, are relatively short, draining mountains and hills near the sea.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761566701/Ireland.html   (953 words)

  
 Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
The remaining sixth of the island of Ireland is known as Northern Ireland and is still part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The Republic of Ireland is a small, modern, trade-dependent economy with growth averaging a robust 10% in 1995–2000.
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Republic_of_Ireland   (3133 words)

  
 Republic of Ireland - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The remaining one sixth of the island of Ireland is known as Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
This created two states, Southern Ireland (of 26 counties) and Northern Ireland (of 6 counties), both of which were to remain part of the United Kingdom.
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.
openproxy.ath.cx /re/Republic_of_Ireland.html   (2092 words)

  
 Embassy of Ireland - Washington, DC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The island of Ireland consists of a large central lowland of limestone with a relief of hills and several coastal mountains.
Ireland never experienced the barbarian invasions of the early medieval period and, partly as a result, the sixth and seventh centuries saw a flowering of Irish art, learning and culture centring on the Irish monasteries.
The descendants of the Norman settlers in Ireland, who came to be called the Old English, were, by and large, hostile to the Protestant reformation which led to the establishment of the Church of Ireland.
www.irelandemb.org /info.html   (5391 words)

  
 Éire : Eire
Since 1949, the term Republic of Ireland has generally been used in preference to Éire, to clarify that the country rather than the whole island is under discussion.
It is sometimes felt that use of "Éire" is associated with a condescending attitude to Ireland, or with disapproval of the partitioned state.
The repeal of the latter Act by the Republic of Ireland Act, 1948 created the Republic of Ireland in 1949, hence the appearance of the new title in public usage.
www.fastload.org /ei/Eire.html   (455 words)

  
 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND FACTS AND INFORMATION
The remaining sixth of the island of Ireland is known as Northern_Ireland and is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
After the bitterly fought War of Independence, representatives of the British government and the Irish rebels negotiated the Anglo-Irish_Treaty in 1921 under which the British agreed to the establishment of an independent Irish State whereby the Irish_Free_State (in the Irish_language ''Saorstát Éireann'') with dominion_status was created.
Ireland has the fourth-highest GDP (based on PPP) per capita in the world after Luxembourg, Norway, and the United_States http://www.finance.gov.ie/documents/publications/other/bes_04.pdf, but lies 8th in the 2005 UN Human Development Index, which counts GDP per capita as a factor.
www.witwik.com /Republic_of_Ireland   (3303 words)

  
 Republic of Ireland - Gurupedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Republic of Ireland (Irish: Poblacht na hÉireann) is a state which covers approximately five-sixths of the island of
President of Ireland instead of a king, it was not a republic.
The Republic of Ireland is a small, modern, trade-dependent economy with growth averaging a robust 10% in
www.gurupedia.com /r/re/republic_of_ireland.htm   (1971 words)

  
 The republic of Ireland (from Ireland) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The rest of the island is occupied by the Republic of Ireland.
The new Republic of Ireland was proclaimed on April 18, 1949.
In 1973 the republic acknowledged British sovereignty over Northern Ireland as long as the majority of the people in the north agreed—which they did, in a referendum in March that was boycotted by the Roman Catholics.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-22999?tocId=22999   (748 words)

  
 Talk:Republic of Ireland - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hi, just started on Ireland and Northern Ireland, and was wondering if 'Ireland', the name of the country in Europe referring to the 26 counties, could be changed to the 'Republic of Ireland', as 'Ireland' generally means the 32 counties and things could get a little confusing.
You are strictly speaking correct, but the Republic of Ireland is the country's legal description as stated in the Republic of Ireland Act (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Ireland_Act).
The problem in Ireland, more significant than just the short pages in between national and county levels, is that the regional names are rarely, if ever, used, and the names mean nothing to the uninitiated.
wikitravel.org /en/Talk:Republic_of_Ireland   (1151 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Republic of Ireland Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The remaining sixth of the island of Ireland is known as Northern...
Many consider Ireland's most prominent world political figure to have been Mary Robinson, from 1997 to 2002, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
The island of Ireland has produced the Book of Kells, Guinness, Irish traditional music, and writers such as George Berkeley, James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Oliver Goldsmith, Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats, Samuel Beckett, Séamus Heaney, Herminie T. Kavanagh, and others.
www.ipedia.com /republic_of_ireland.html   (2108 words)

  
 Republic of Ireland: Customs Act
(b) an order made (whether before or after the passing of this Act) or a direction in writing given (whether before or after the passing of this Act) in exercise of powers conferred by an order made in exercise of powers conferred by any enactment.
shall be found guilty of an offence against the Customs Acts and shall for each offence forfeit either treble the value of the goods or one hundred pounds, at the election of the Revenue Commissioners, and such person may either be detained or proceeded against by summons.
-- In this and every other Act of the Oireachtas (whether passed before or after this Act) "the Customs Acts" shall mean, and, in the case of any Act of the Oireachtas passed before this Act, shall be deemed always to have meant, all enactments relating to the Customs.
projects.sipri.se /expcon/natexpcon/Ireland/irecust.htm   (1104 words)

  
 S.I. No. 27/1949: THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND ACT, 1948 (COMMENCEMENT) ORDER, 1949.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Government, in exercise of the power conferred on them by section 4 of The Republic of Ireland Act, 1948 (No. 22 of 1948), hereby order as follows :—
This Order may be cited as The Republic of Ireland Act, 1948 (Commencement) Order, 1949.
The 18th day of April, 1949, is hereby appointed as the day on which The Republic of Ireland Act, 1948 (No. 22 of 1948), shall come into operation.
www.irishstatutebook.ie /ZZSI27Y1949.html   (154 words)

  
 No. 22/1948: THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND ACT, 1948
IN ACT TO REPEAL THE EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY (EXTERNAL RELATIONS) ACT, 1936, TO DECLARE THAT THE DESCRIPTION OF THE STATE SHALL BE THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND, AND TO ENABLE THE PRESIDENT TO EXERCISE THE EXECUTIVE POWER OR ANY EXECUTIVE FUNCTION OF THE STATE IN OR IN CONNECTION WITH ITS EXTERNAL RELATIONS.
Repeal of the Executive Authority (External Relations) Act, 1936.
Exercise by the President of the executive power or any executive function of the State in or in connection with its external relations.
www.acts.ie /zza22y1948.1.html   (180 words)

  
 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Republic of Ireland
SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Republic of Ireland
The state is also referred to, in English, by many other names such as the South, Éire and the Twenty-six Counties.
The British Isles Independent view of Ireland and the UK
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Republic_of_Ireland   (2981 words)

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