Republic of Ireland

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Republic of Ireland

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(Placename) See Ireland12
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Noun1.Republic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of IrelandRepublic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
CIRA, Continuity Army Council, Continuity Irish Republican Army - a terrorist organization formed in Ireland in 1994 as a clandestine armed wing of Sinn Fein
Catholic Reaction Force, INLA, Irish National Liberation Army, People's Liberation Army, People's Republican Army - a radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland
IRA, Irish Republican Army, Provisional IRA, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Provos - a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
Dissident Irish Republican Army, Real IRA, Real Irish Republican Army, RIRA - a radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire; has continued terrorist activities in opposition to any peace agreement
British Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations - an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
Common Market, EC, EEC, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, EU, Europe - an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
capital of Ireland, Dublin, Irish capital - capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic
Cork - a port city in southern Ireland
Galway - a port city in western Ireland on Galway Bay
Limerick - port city in southwestern Ireland
Tara - a village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin); seat of Irish kings until 6th century
Waterford - a port city in southern Ireland; famous for glass industry
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Translations
IrlandRepublik Irland
République d’IrlandeRépublique d'Irlande
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FOOTBALL: World Cup playoff, Denmark v Rep of Ire - Sky Sports Main Event, 7.
0 kick-off unless stated) WORLD CUP QUALIFYING GROUP D (1) Georgia v Rep of Ire .
DRAWS: 8 AUG 15, 2006 - Bulgaria (F, h) 0-0; MAY 26, 2007 - New Zealand (F, h) 2-2; JUNE 2, 2007 - Czech Rep (ECQ 0-0): NOV 17, 2007 - Republic of Ireland (ECQ, h) 2-2; NOV 21, 2007 - Germany (ECQ, a) 0-0; AUG 14, 2013 - Republic of Ireland (F, h) 0-0; OCT 15, 2013 - Belgium (WCQ, a) 1-1, MAR 24 2016 - Northern Ireland (F, h) 1-1 DEFEATS: 16 SEP 2, 2006 - Czech Rep (ECQ, a) 1-2; JUN 1, 2008 - Netherlands (F, a) 0-2; AUG 20, 2008 - Georgia (F, h) 1-2; AUG 12, 2009: Montenegro (F, a) 1-2; SEP 9, 2009 - Russia (ECQ, h) 1-3; MAY 23, 2010 - Croatia (F, a) 0-2; FEB 8, 2011 - Rep of Ire (NC, a) 0-3.
Draws: 8 Aug 15, 2006 - Bulgaria (F, h) 0-0; Feb 6, 2007 - N Ireland (F, a) 0-0; May 26, 2007 - New Zealand (F, h) 2-2; June 2, 2007: Nov 17, 2007 - Rep of Ire (ECQ, h) 2-2; Nov 21, 2007 - Germany (ECQ, a) 0-0; Aug 14, 2013 - Rep of Ire (F, h) 0-0; Oct 15, 2013 - Belgium (WCQ, a) 1-1.
AVIVA STADIUM 5pm REP OF IRE v SCOTLAND CAPTAIN Scott Brown admits it is time for Scotland to make their own history by reaching the European Championship finals in France next year.
REP OF IRE v ENGLAND STEVEN GERRARD has admitted that England's Golden Generation failed to deliver on its talent.
REP OF IRE 1 ESTONIA 1 (Republic win 5-1 on agg) DAMIEN Duff admitted it was "about time" the Republic of Ireland booked their place in the finals of a major tournament after last night's 1-1 draw with Estonia sealed Giovanni Trapattoni's men their berth at Euro 2012.
45pm Warsaw GROUP C Spain Monday June 18 Italy v Rep of Ire 7.
REP OF IRE 2 URUGUAY 3 GIOVANNI Trapattoni's Republic of Ireland deputies gave as good as they got as they ran World Cup semi-finalists Uruguay close at the Aviva Stadium.
com) Match odds: Wales 7/4, Rep of Ire 8/5, Draw 11/5, First goalscorer: Robbie Keane 11/2, Freddy Eastwood 7/1, Simon Davies 14/1
Rep of Ire Evs 11-10 10-11 11-10 10-11 Evs 10-11 Evs Evs 11-10 10-11 10-11 10-11
ENGLAND'S RECORD: 1950 World Cup Chile W 1-0 1st Rd; 1954 World Cup Belgium D 4-4 1st Rd; 1958 World Cup USSR D 2-2 1st Rd; 1962 World Cup Hungary L 1-2 2nd Rd ; 1966 World Cup Mexico D 0-0 Winners; 1968 Euro Champs Yugoslavia L 1-0 Third place; 1970 Wor ld Cup Romania W 1-0 Quarter-finals; 1980 Euro Champs Belgium D 1-1 1st Rd; 1982 World Cup France W 3-1 2nd Rd; 1986 World Cup Portugal L 1-0 Quarter-finals; 1988 Euro Champs Rep of Ire L 1-0 1st Rd; 1990 World Cup Rep of Ire D 1-1 Semi-finals; 1992Euro Champs Denmark D 0-0 1st Rd; 1996 Euro Champs Switzerland D 1-1 Semi-finals.