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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TEAM RUSSIA REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 0 0 SHAY GIVEN and Richard Dunne turned in heroic performances in Moscow as the Republic of Ireland survived an onslaught to keep their Euro 2012 hopes alive.
From 1989 to 2006 deaths decreased in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland by 29% and 26%; in the Netherlands, Belgium and Flanders by 25%, 20% and 25%; and in Sweden and Norway by 16% and 24%, respectively.
Rep of Ireland 5 Northern Ireland 0 ROBBIE KEANE scored twice last night as the Republic of Ireland thrashed Northern Ireland in the Carling Nations Cup at Dublin's Aviva Stadium.
However, Speed, speaking ahead of tonight's Carling Nations Cup game against the Republic of Ireland at the Aviva Stadium, revealed he is well aware of the attributes of Vaughan and is hoping to benefit from them in the future.
IF the people of the Republic of Ireland wish to come out of the Euro in the immediate short-term, perhaps they could find an alternative currency in sterling?

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