Ten fun facts about Ireland
The Irish flag dates from the 1800's.
The highest point in Ireland is Mount Carrantuohill with its 1041 meters.
Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C.
The Parliament of Ireland consists of the Senate and a Lower House.
The most heavily populated county is county Dublin.
The longest place name in Ireland is Muckanaghederdauhaulia.
Irelands military is organized under the Irish Defense Force.
Saint Patrick's is an Irish holiday honoring Saint Patrick.
There are more mobile phones in Ireland than there are people.
Ireland joined the European Community in 1973.
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