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Ten fun facts about Ireland

Fact 1:
The Irish flag dates from the 1800's.

Fact 2:
The highest point in Ireland is Mount Carrantuohill with its 1041 meters.

Fact 3:
Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C.

Fact 4:
The Parliament of Ireland consists of the Senate and a Lower House.

Fact 5:
The most heavily populated county is county Dublin.

Fact 6:
The longest place name in Ireland is Muckanaghederdauhaulia.

Fact 7:
Irelands military is organized under the Irish Defense Force.

Fact 8:
Saint Patrick's is an Irish holiday honoring Saint Patrick.

Fact 9:
There are more mobile phones in Ireland than there are people.

Fact 10:
Ireland joined the European Community in 1973.

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Short about Ireland

Ireland is a country located in the north-west of continental Europe.

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