11. There are more mobile phones in Ireland than residents.
12. Muckanaghederdauhaulia is the longest name of the village in this country.
13. Irish flags date from 1800.
14. Ireland is the largest consumer of beer in the world
15. Halloween comes from an Irish holiday called Samhain.
16. There were never snakes in this country.
17. According to legend, the monk called St. Brendan went on an expedition to discover a paradise and after 7 years he was the first to discover America.
18. The Tara mine is the largest zinc mine in Europe (the fifth in the world).
19. The oldest pub, Sean’s Bar was created over 900 years ago.
20. In this country, abortion is legal all the time.
21. More Irish live outside of their country.
22. The Rotunda Hospital in Dublin is the longest operating hospital in the world. It has been functioning since 1745.
23. Titanic was founded in Ireland.
24. The Irishman James Hoban designed the White House in Washington.
25. In this country there are many world-famous breweries, including Guinness, Smithwicks, and Harp.
26. The Guinness beer brand is the largest brewer in the world.
27. The three most famous symbols of Ireland are the green Shamrock, the harp and the Celtic cross.
28. Many Irish names start with “Mac” or “O” which means “son” and “grandson” respectively in Celtic.
29. Ireland has won Eurovision seven times.
30. The world’s first regatta races took place in the Dublin bay in 1663.
31. Royal Cork Yacht Club was founded in 1720 and is the oldest yacht club in the world.
32. 25% of computers coming to Europe are made in Ireland.
33. It is believed that half of the Australian population may have an Irish background.
34. An old way to hangover is to bury “suffering” in wet sand up to the neck.
35. The most popular holiday in Ireland is St. Patrick’s Day.
36. On the day of the child’s birthday, they are lifted upside down and hit their head gently against the floor for good luck. The number of strokes corresponds to the age of the child plus one.
37. Until 1920, couples in Ireland could get married legally only on St. Bridget’s Day, February 1 in Teltown County Meath. If you wanted to get a divorce you had to come to the same place the next year.
38. It is estimated that 80 million people with Irish backgrounds live abroad.
39. Cedric Gibbons, who designed the Oscar statuette, was born in Dublin.
40. An old legend says that when Christ will judge all nations on the day of the Last Judgment, the Irish will judge Saint. Patrick.
41. One of the most popular radio programs in Ireland is the broadcasting of local obituaries.
42. The first three days of April are called “Borrowed Days” and are traditionally associated with bad weather.
43. According to tradition, a young couple with wedding guests should travel the longest way from church to home.
44. Louth is the smallest county in Ireland and Cork is the largest.
45. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.
46. In Ireland, unlike in other countries around the world, windmills rotate clockwise.
47. There are more Irish living in New York than in Dublin.
48. Only 1% of Irish people consider Irish as their native language.
49. There are no snakes, no moles or woodpeckers in Ireland.
50. In Irish homes, most of the windows are open to the outside.
51. Irish people use very large banknotes very rarely. Already at denomination 50 euros there are problems when issuing the rest. Paying with a higher banknote you have to reckon with the possibility of refusing to accept.
52. In Ireland, according to the Celtic calendar, spring begins on February 1, summer – May 1, autumn – August 1 and winter – November 1.
53. On the last day of the carnival, the Irish celebrate Pancake Day. They are served in every form with all possible additions. According to the old tradition before Lent you have to use all the leftovers that are found in the home.
54. Hurling is one of the most popular games in Ireland. Speed and contact are its main advantages.
55. On February 29, which is once every four years, women are declaring themselves to men.
56. The minimum wage amounts to EUR 1 461.85 per month and EUR 9.15 per hour (data from 2011).
57. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 2 960 €.
58. The amount of income tax in Ireland is 12.5%.
59. Men and women can retire at the age of 66.
60. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 5.1% .
61. 5 Irish people have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.
62. The richest of them is Pallonji Mistry with assets worth over $16.3 billion.
63. In Ireland, an average person consumes about 11.9 liters of pure alcohol per year.
64. The national alcohol is Irish Whiskey, Poitin and Stout.
65. The most beer is beer – 48%, then wine – 26%, spirit – 18%, and other alcoholic beverages – 8%.
66. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.
67. The beginning of education begins at the age of 5.
68. The average IQ level is 92.
69. In this country there is 1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 46 354 people).
70. The average life expectancy in this country is 80.6 years (women – 82.7 years and men – 78.4 years).
71. The national object in Ireland is the harp.
72. The change from daylight saving time to winter time (turning clockwise back one hour) is the last Sunday in October.
73. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 30 to 60 km / h.
74. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road varies from 80 to 100 km / h, and on highways 120 km / h.
75. In 2014, 195 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.
76. 15.6% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.
77. In this country there is left-hand traffic.
78. The country has more than 2,483,000 motor vehicles registered (536 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).
79. In this country there are over 96 602 km of paved roads, including more than 1 224 km of expressways (0.15% of all roads in the world).
80. In this country there are 40 airports, 16 of the paved surface.
81. In this country there are over 3 237 km of railway tracks.
82. About 2,700,000 (2018) accounts have been created on Facebook.
83. In this country over
3 817 000 (2015) 4 453 436 (2018) people have access to internet (around 96% of the population).
2,600,000 (2015) 17 000 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.
85. The national top-level domain is .ie . There are over 184 330 websites with such an extension.
86. The most popular pages with the extension .ie are: google.ie, independent.ie and rte.ie.
87. The country has 2018 over $4 467 000 000 of foreign exchange reserves (0.017% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).
88. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
– in 2015 the year is $252,640,000,000 ,
– in 2018 the year is $334,000,000,000 .
89. Internal debt at the beginning …
– 2015 year was 109.7% GDP, or around: $277 146 080 000 ,
– 2018 of the year was 68% GDP, or around: $227,120,000,000 . In order to pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $48 997.
90. Foreign debt at the beginning …
– 2015 the year was around: $1,960,000,000,000 ,
– 2018 of the year is around: $2,547,974,000,000 .
91. 25% of adults living in this country are overweight.
92. In this country an average adult person smokes 84 cigarettes a month.
93. The lowest temperature: -19,1 °C was measured in Sligo.
94. The highest temperature: 33.3 °C was measured in Kilkenny County.
95. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.
96. 11 Irish citizens received the Nobel Prize.
97. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.
98. In this country, women having their first child on average 29.9 years old.
99. A woman gives birth to 2 children on average
100. The average age people living in this country is 36.1 years old.
101. The country is around:
– 997 000 people (21.5%) in the age range 0-14 years.
– 3 054 000 people (65.89%) in the age range 15-64 years.
– 584 500 people (12.61%) over 65 years old.
102. In this country, about 68 800 children are born each year (1.5% of the population), and about 30,000 people die (0.6% of the population).
103. In this country, a person of 12 years of age is subject to criminal liability.
104. There is 45550 km2 of agricultural land in Ireland (66% of the country).
105. 86 people in 1000 possess firearms.
106. Glencullen is the highest town in the country.
107. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 19 days.
108. He joined the United Nations on December 14, 1955.
109. The work week is 39 hours.
110. 60% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.
111. 6930 km2 of the country is covered by forests (10.1%)
112. The last death penalty was carried out in 1954.
113. Ireland ranks 115th in the best world armies.
114. Number of soldiers:
– 2014 year – professional and reservists ,
– 2018 year – 7,300 professional and 2200 reservists.
115. Number of equipment:
– 2018 year – 0 tanks, 80 armored vehicles, jet aircraft and 16 helicopters.
116. The army in 2018 was allocated over 1 165 093 600 dollars.
117. The naval fleet consists of over 8 ships (2018).
118. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 48%, and for companies 12.5% (2018).
119. The tax on goods and services is 23% (2018).
120. The level of inflation in 2018 is 0.8%.
121. Ireland has 6000 kg of gold reserves (2018).