Population of main cities including suburbs:
Dublin (1,661,000); Cork (188,000); Galway (72,000); Tallaght (64,000); Blanchardstown (63,000).
Irish, with English minority.
Irish (Gaelic), spoken as a first language by about 55,000 people (mostly in the west).
Other Languages Spoken:
English. Official documents are printed in both languages.
Roman Catholic 88.4%;
Church of Ireland 3%;
Other Christian 1.6%;
It is %T:%M %A In Dublin
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: Euro (EUR)
Type of State:
Ireland is a sovereign, independent, democratic state with a parliamentary system of government. The president, who serves as head of state in a largely ceremonial role, is elected for a 7-year term and can be re-elected only once. There is universal suffrage for those over 18.
Type of Economy:
High-income economy, OECD member.
The country, which has been hardly hit by the economic crisis, records a large deficit.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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58.2 per 100 Inhabitants
43.8 per 100 Inhabitants
79.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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