Do you want to know my favourite things or info. about Ireland?
You know so little about Ireland? tisk tisk...
1/ Half of Australia is from Ireland, you probably have ancestors from here. Oh an your best friends the New Zea landers are made up of a tonne of Irish.
2/ People in Ireland don't like Brain McFadden, euwww
3/ The Script, Thin Lizzy, U2, The Cranberries, Sinead O Connor, Enya, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Pierce Brosnan, Cillian Murphy, Gabriel Byrne, Kenneth Branagh, Stephen Rea, Ciaran Hinds, Stuart Townsend....are Irish!
4/ Ireland is responsible for St. Patricks Day and The origional Halloween came from Ireland
5/ Irish people are officially 'The Friendliest people in the World' according to polls.
6/ Ireland has tonnes of mythology other than leprechauns! Irish people are pretty superstitious. I'm sure youve heard of the 'Banshee'.
7/ Ireland was taken over by England over 800 years ago and got back most of the country in the early 1900's.
8/ Irish people love alcohol and export a tonnes of alcohol that you probably drink!
9/ The country is split into 4 provinces, Munster (south), Connacht (west), Leinster (east, where Dublin is) and Ulster (north and most is owned my britain).
10/ Loads of the Irish emigrated worldwide hundreds of years ago due to a potatoe famine. Went to North America, central america, South America (loads in Argentina), and loads more.
11/ The Main religion is Catholic here, but to be honest nobody is really that religious at all, like you wouldn't find a religious fanatic here.
12/ Ireland is known for it's rolling hills and scenery, 'craic' and 'cead mile failte'.
13/ An Irish surname has a specific meaning and can be traced back to ancient Irish Clans, Kings etc...
Ok This info is so random, I could write more but i have to RUN to the bank now! ahhh it better not close.