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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The headquarters of the Embassy of the Republic of Ireland is in Ljubljana, but Ambassador Geiran has responsibility for Bosnia and Herzegovina as well.
Giggs was among those in attendance at the draw for the newlyformed competition in Lausanne, Switzerland yesterday as Wales were paired with old foes Republic of Ireland and Denmark in group four of League B.
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Meanwhile, Shane Duffy and Eunan O'Kane escaped injury in a road collision as they travelled to meet up with the Republic of Ireland squad.
March 24: Georgia v Serbia; Austria v Moldova; Republic of Ireland v WALES June 1: Moldova v Georgia; Republic of Ireland v Austria; Serbia v WALES September 2: Georgia v Republic of Ireland; Serbia v Moldova; WALES v Austria September 5: Austria v Georgia; Moldova v WALES; Republic of Ireland v Serbia October 6: Georgia v WALES; Austria v Serbia; Republic of Ireland v Moldova October 9: Moldova v Austria; Serbia v Georgia; WALES v Republic of Ireland
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United Drug and United Drug Sangers is the leading wholesale operations across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland; TCP is the leading home healthcare provider in the Republic of Ireland; and MASTA is UDG's travel healthcare business based in the United Kingdom.
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.
The 1948 Republic of Ireland Act, when the country formally became a republic with the president as head of state, declared that the state should be referred to as the Republic of Ireland.
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.
Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni announced his squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifier against Kazakhstan on September 7 and the friendly against Oman five days later.