Country: Ireland

Population: 4,470,700
Capital: Dublin
Currency: Euro (EUR )
Top level domain: .ie
Int. Phone access: 353
ISO2 code: IE
ISO3 code: IRL
IOC code: IRL


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English (official) is the language generally used, Irish (Gaelic or Gaeilge) (official)

Roman Catholic 87.4%, Church of Ireland 2.9%, other Christian 1.9%, other 2.1%, unspecified 1.5%, none 4.2% (2006 census)

United Nations member since: 1955-12-14

Olympic achievements

Olympic Summer Games: 19 times.   Medals: gold  8   silver  7   bronse   8
Olympic Winter Games: 5 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  0   bronse   0

Provinces / Regions

Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Dublin, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Leitrim, Laois, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow,

Major Cities

Dublin, Cork,