The Republic of Ireland"A land that for many has a lure that is almost mystical. A land for many that is their true home. A land for many that is their ideal holiday destination. A land for many that is the source of the finest writings every to be produced, the finest music ever to be composed. Ireland, a land for all."
Larger cities: Cork, Galway, Limerick, Kingston, Waterford.
Population: 3797 thou . inhabitants (2000)
Religion: Dominant religion is Catholicism (94% society)