Ireland -- School-age
The flag of the Republic of Ireland frequently referred to as the Irish tricolor, is vertical tircolor of gree, white, and orange.
The Irish people are of Celtic origin.
Ethnic groups: Celtic, English
Languages: English is the language generally used, Irish (Gaelic) spoken mainly in areas located along the western seaboard.
Religions: Roman Catholic 91.6%, Church of Ireland 2.5%, other 5.9%
Part of Western Europe, the Republic of Ireland occupies five-sixths of the island of Ireland in the North Atlantic Ocean. The other sixth is called Northern Ireland. Ireland is the continent's second largest island (after Great Britian).
The Shannon is Ireland’s longest river. Where the river mingles with the Atlantic Ocean, lives a group of Bottlenose Dolphins.
Wildlife of Ireland
Learn of the wildlife of Ireland from insects to mammals (no snakes).
Irish Wolfhound, this ancient dog breed originated in Ireland.
Book (Dover Coloring Books)
Ireland's terrain is mostly level to rolling interior plain surrounded by rugged hills and low mountains; sea cliffs on west coast. The greater part of Ireland is covered by grassland or peat bogs. One of Ireland's most characteristic features is the bog. Covering 1,200,000 hectares (1/6th) of the island.
The Cliffs Of Moher
These majestic cliffs rise from the Atlantic Ocean to a height of nearly 200m.
The People of Ireland
A who's who of Irish writers, saints, and people.
Sports Of Ireland
Learn the National Sports of Ireland.
The Talk of Ireland
Contains Irish Myths, Irish Language (Gaelic), and more.
National Geographic Kids: Ireland
History and more.
Variety of Irish recipes.
Ireland is famous for oysters (Galway Bay Oysters), Dublin bay prawns, and Guinness.
Things To Do
Celtic Knots Printables
Celtic knots are decorative knots with alternating over-and-under construction.
for Children - Learn about Ireland!
Word searches, mazes, and more.
Four crafts to make - School-age. (Celtic Mermaid, Potato Putty Celtic Journal, Bodhram (Drum) and Biddle (drumstick), and Illuminated Manuscript.)
A short history of the castle and its legendary stone.
Is your name Irish? Look at the Guide to Irish names and find out.