Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. Some of the most visited places in Ireland is Bunratty Castle, the Rock of Cashel, the Cliffs of Moher, Holy Cross Abbey and Blarney Castle . The island’s lush vegetation, a product of its mild climate and frequent rainfall, Ireland has a mild but changeable climate with few extremes. It is covered with 12.6% of the country, It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George’s Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island in British Isles, third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth.

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English, Irish, Ulster Scots
6,572,728 (2016)
It is the only country in the world with a musical instrument as its national symbol.