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The Republic of Ireland / Ireland

  • Dublin is the capital city of the Republic of Ireland.

  • The Republic of Ireland is located on the island of Ireland.

  • The official language of Dublin is English.

  • Dublin (and all of the Republic of Ireland) is part of the continent of Europe.

  • The Republic of Ireland shares a land border (is next to) with Northern Ireland.



Keep reading to learn some "Fun Facts" about Dublin. 


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  1. Dublin was originally  founded by Vikings and was called the "Norse Kingdom Dublin."                                                  

  2. Dublin has the largest city park in Europe.  It is called Phoenix Park.  The Dublin Zoo is located in the park.                                                                                     

  3. Almost half of all the people who live in Dublin are under 25 years old.                                                                                    

  4. "The Book of Kells", a very famous religious book, is kept at the Trinity College Library in Dublin.                                                                                                     

  5. Some of the famous sites to visit while in Dublin - and traveling around Ireland - are:
    - Trinity College and The Book Kells
    - Dublin Castle
    - Phoenix Park
    - Day Trip to Blarney Castle
    - Day Trip to Giant's Causeway
    - Day Trip to the Cliffs of Moher


  6. O'Connell street is the widest street in all of Europe.         

  7. The flag of Ireland has three colors on it: green, white and orange.

  8. Many people say Dublin has mountains but they really don't.  They have hills but they are not high enough to officially be called a mountain.                      

  9. The Guinness Book of Records originated in Dublin.                                                                                            

  10. Saint Valentine was born, and died, in Italy but was laid to rest at the Whitefriar Street Church in Dublin.

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