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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Prince Abdullah bin Musqed hailed the depth of relations between the Kingdom and Ireland in various fields, stressing the keenness of General Presidency of Youth Welfare to open the Youth and Sports prospects with the Republic of Ireland, so as to enhance the relationship between the two friendly peoples.
My point is this, the Republic of Ireland has done well since they became independent, if they can do it then so can Scotland.
We are looking at other sites throughout the Republic of Ireland and hopefully they will come to fruition in the near future.
Cherry Orchard club secretary Penny Delmar said: "He has developed very well in recent times and has been a credit to himself also in representing the Republic of Ireland youth.
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Giovanni Trapattoni Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic goes round Richard Dunne in last night's 3-1 win over the Republic of Ireland
Neither the Republic of Ireland nor Northern Ireland have qualified for a major tournament since 2002, but manager Giovanni Trapattoni has an increasing number of Northern Ireland-born stars wanting to join his Republic squad.
Republic of Ireland - Given (Forde 72), McShane, Kelly, Delaney, Ward, Coleman (Lawrence 55), Foley (Hunt 70), Andrews, Treacy, Cox, Keane (Keogh 62).
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Now, having confirmed his intention to leave the Potters, Lawrence would like to be reunited with the former Republic of Ireland boss at Molineux.
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Keane said: "On behalf of the Republic of Ireland players, I would like to thank Thierry Henry for his statement that, in his opinion, a replay would be the fairest option.