Facts about Ireland

Housing & Homelessness

Much of the vaunted successes of the Celtic Tiger era in Ireland was based on construction, with massive numbers of house, apartment, hotel and …

People & Society

Ireland's population is growing for the first time in over 150 years, which is affecting just about every aspect of life here.

Industry & the Ecomomy in Ireland

Lots of information about how much people in Ireland earn, what they work at, what they produce and how they travel.

Fast Facts about Irish Politics

Ireland is a Democratic Republic, with an elected president and a parliament with an upper and lower house.

Ireland’s Geography & Environment

Although it jealously guards its reputation as a clean, green country, Ireland, in common with other developed countries, faces significant …

Religion in Ireland

The biggest misconception about religion in Ireland is that it is officially a Catholic state.

Proportional Representation: How it Works

Proportional representation, the method of voting in Ireland, can easily confuse those unfamiliar with it.

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