Ireland Facts – Interesting Facts About Ireland

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Ireland Fun Facts

One can claim Irish citizenship no matter where you were live or born, if one of their grandparents is Irish.

Ireland comes second in per-capita beer consumption, after the Czech Republic. The Irish consume in average 131.1 liter per year.

The longest river in Ireland is the river Shannon.

Dublin is the capital of the Ireland, and it over one-fourth of the population resides there.

Ireland has won the Eurovision Song Contest for seven times, more than any other country.

In 2012, Ireland was one of the initial 12 European Union nations who began using the euro currency.

Irish Wolfhound, a dog breed that has its origin in Ireland.

Saint Patricks’s Day celebrated on 17 May is an official national holiday in Ireland.

Guinness beer, the world’s famous beer is from Ireland. It is originated in the Dublin brewery of Arthur Guinness.

In Ireland, the first evidence of human presence is dated at 12,800 BC.