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    Ireland One of the main reason me and my family came to America, was because we have been suffering The great Famine as you may call it, this was happening between the years of 1800 and 1845, there were approximately sixteen food crisis. Which was mostly caused due to the Wet harvest season. This season was responsible for about 40 percent of destroyed crops; enough to plunge the country in to a crisis. India helped us out but did not provide enough food for the tens of thousands of people who died

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    Ireland Ireland is a small island first settled in early 6000BC. It’s located to the west of Europe close to Great Britain. Through history Ireland has had many different influences and has been occupied by different types of people. In the early years, the Celtic people known as Gaels settled Ireland. This was sometime between 600 and 150BC. Gaelic people had many small kingdoms that were separated yet they all shared the common language of Gaelic. The Brehons kept order throughout Ireland, these

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    N is for Norse Invasion of Ireland. The first recorded appearance along the Irish coast was recorded in 795. After that time the Norseman frequently pillaged and plundered, sometimes going far inland. By 838 they captured and equipped the ports of Annagassan and Dublin, and during the 840s they embarked on a series of large-scale invasions in the north. The Norsemen as rulers in Dublin reached the pinnacle of their power before being driven out by Aed Finnliath, high king from 862 to 879. The Vikings

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    Ireland Trip

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    The Ireland Trip When I was fifteen I was with my best friend when we encountered funny experience when we overslept for our first tour of The Taste of Ireland. I stayed over at Ryan’s house. Ryan, my best friend since I was six, and me were leaving fro Ireland the next morning and we were so excited that we slept only two hours all night. The next morning we woke up and got all of our stuff put into his mom’s car. We then told her we’re ready, so we jumped into the car and headed for the Huntington

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    The capital of Ireland is Dublin. Their flag is divided into three equal parts of green, white, and orange. Their population is 4,109,086 (July 2007 est.). The official languages of Ireland are English and Irish, also known as Irish Gaelic. %100 of the population speak English with about %80 speaking Gaelic. Ireland is a republic, parliamentary democracy. They received their independence from the UK on December 6th, 1921. Ireland is an island which lies west of Britain across the Irish Sea in

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    ireland

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    Ireland Geography, Topography, and a Political Perspective There are four provinces in Ireland: Connacht (western Ireland), Munster (southern Ireland), Leinster (eastern Ireland), and Ulster (Northern Ireland). The Republic of Ireland is comprised of the provinces of Connacht, Munster, and Leinster; the province of Ulster is referred to as Northern Ireland and is under Britain’s jurisdiction. Northern and Southern Ireland are differentiated not only by geographical differences, but also by political

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    all call Ireland. In this paper I will try to explain these myths through Ireland's people, their Celtic tradition, and their religion. To understand the people of Ireland, you first need to understand where Ireland is and what it's like there. Ireland is an island, to the West of England. The climate in Ireland is rainy, year round. Ireland has a little bit of everything from the mountains and castles, to the coasts and pastures. People first came to Ireland about 10,000 years ago. Ireland was one

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    Ireland and Irishness.

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    Irish is our native language and the fact that we still learn it in school today, our sense of humour which is exclusive to Ireland, our traditional sports or holidays such as St. Patrick’s Day. But throughout history, many, many things have contributed to our ‘Irishness’ and to shaping the Ireland of today. Since the 1600’s there have been many events which defined Ireland and Irishness such as The Great Potato Famine, the foundation of the GAA, the formation of the Gaelic League and the Act of

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    several historical incidents. 1170 In 1170, Henry 2 of England attempted to attach Ireland to his kingdom. He did not succeed, but established control in a small area outside Dublin. For the remaining Irish clans, England now became their major enemy and threat, against their customs and way of life. 1609 By the end of Queen Elisabeth’s reign, military conquests had established control in most parts of Ireland, with the exception of the northern province of Ulster. The Ulster clans had succeeded

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    Ireland in America

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    Ireland in America The United States has always been known as "The Land of Immigrants." People from all parts of the globe have traveled to America, to be free from oppression, disease, and hunger, or simply to start a new life. Many different people of different culture, race, and religion have made their mark and helped to shape the American culture. One of the most influential immigration movements in American History is the Irish Immigration. During the 18th century the Irish slowly

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