is a dynamic, lively and modern
country with a young population
and a successful, technologically
orientated economy but it remains
a country where music, conversation,
culture, traditions, time to relax,
listen and make friends matter.
A country with cultured, cosmopolitan
cities renowned for its beautiful,
unspoiled countryside and scenery.
The capital of Ireland is Dublin.
The official currency of Ireland
Ireland is renowned worldwide for
its friendliness and its welcome
to visitors. A strong sense of community
abounds. Ireland is a highly developed
democracy with a modern economy.
The Irish economy is particularly
strong in the areas of software
development, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing
and international services.
Ireland is beautiful - much of the
countryside remains unspoilt providing
an excellent natural habitat for
a flourishing flora and fauna. Ireland's
landscape provides a rich environment
for the many outdoor leisure pursuits
for which it is famous. Watersports,
hill walking, rocking climbing and
caving are just
a few of the many activities which
can be enjoyed when taking a break
and weather in Ireland
Winters are very soggy and damp
and showers are common all year
round. The wettest month is December.
Summers are cool and pleasant, the
most sunshine being experienced
in May and June. Winters, apart
from being wet, are mild with the
mercury rarely dropping to freezing
point. Snow is unlikely.
study in Ireland ?
• Irish education
is of the highest international
• It prepares people for success
• It has close links to industry
and is characterised by creativity,
flexibility, agility, pragmatism
• Education was a key factor
in making Ireland one of the fastest
growing economies in the world over
the past decade
• Investment in research and
"4th level" education
is a key plank in developing Ireland
as a knowledge society in
the new global economy
Abovel all, Ireland has one of the
best education systems in the world
according to the independent IMD
World Competitiveness Yearbook 2009