Ireland Facts – Interesting Facts About Ireland

Ireland facts for kids

While on a foreign holiday, 70% of Irish women would consider having an affair where as 90% of Irish men will do the same.

9% of Irish population are redheads.

The direst month of the year is May.

The kingdom of Ireland and the kingdom of Great Britain merged in 1801 to create a United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Boxing is the most successful sport in Ireland.

There is one pub for every 100 people in Dublin.

On average, Irish marriages last for 13 years, though the majority does not end up in divorce. Instead they get separated and live in with their new parents rather than going through costly legal proceedings.

Ireland population has not yet recovered from the Great famine in 1845-1852. The population was 8 million then and it is at 6.4 million in 2012.

In the republic of Ireland, less than 10% of the population speaks Irish regularly outside of the education system.

More people in Nigeria drinks Guinness beer than in Ireland.