Ireland Facts – Interesting Facts About Ireland

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Facts on Ireland

Grace O’Malley, the Queen of the Pirates was Irish.

Ireland was introduced to English in 12th century in the Norman Invasion.

Patrick was not an Irish but he was a Roman.

The education system in Ireland ranks in the top ten lists in the world.

The most popular boy’s name both in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland is Jack.

Guinness Storehouse in Dublin is the Ireland’s top visitor attraction center.

There are three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ireland.

The oldest town in Ireland in Ballyshannon.

The Woodenbridge hotel is the oldest hotel in Ireland that was opened in 1608.

Barack Obama claims Irish heritage. His great great great grandfather was Irish who emigrated to U.S.