Ireland Facts – Interesting Facts About Ireland

Interesting facts about Ireland

Ireland has the fourth highest rate of asthma in the world.

Ireland didn’t enter the Second World War, it remained neutral. Some Irish men to participate in war left the Irish Army and joined the British Army.

There is no word for ‘yes’ or ‘no’ in Irish language. If you want to confirm or deny something you must say ‘I did’ or ‘I didn’t’.

During World War I, Ireland was part of the UK, and was part of the Entente Powers.

Ireland is the third largest island in Europe after Great Britain and Iceland.

The Titanic was built in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Blue is the color associated with Saint Patrick and not green. There is even a special shade of color called Saint Patrick’s Blue. Green was associated with Saint Patrick when it was unofficially adopted as the color of Ireland’s nationalism moment.

Irish population are well connected, with 82% online by 2015 and nearly 56% subscribed to Facebook.

Dublin was designated the UNESCO City of Literature in 2010. There are only four capitals that have been recognized by UNESCO namely Edinburg, Melbourne and Iowa.

Polar bears can trace their ancestry to one female brown bear that lived in Ireland 50,000 years ago.