Irish Republic


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Irish Republic

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(Placename) See Ireland12
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Noun1.Irish Republic - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of IrelandIrish Republic - 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
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Many who were killed and injured on the Somme hailed from Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic, as it became.
Anybody born in the Irish Republic or Northern Ireland, or with an Irish parent or grandparent, is entitled to an Irish passport.
SINN Fein has called for the creation of a new national holiday to celebrate the declaration of the Irish Republic.
02 billion) and fifth were visitors from the Irish Republic (PS797 million).
Summary: Six people have died and six others are injured after a passenger plane crashed in foggy conditions in the Irish Republic.
7, 2010 (TAP) - The Irish Republic is set to unveil more details of a severe austerity budget later.
A statement said: "The Food Standards Agency is advising consumers not to eat pork or pork products, such as sausages, bacon, salami and ham, which are labelled as being from the Irish Republic or Northern Ireland, while it continues to investigate whether any products contaminated with dioxins have been distributed in the UK.
Food inflation in the Irish Republic is running at 6%, its highest for six years, with double-digit price rises for some products, according to Goodbody Stockbrokers.
Louis, Missouri) is a 383-page exploration of why World War II German intelligence basically failed in the Irish State, and offers the documented view that the german effort represented a genuine menace to the Allies (including Northern Ireland) as well as the wartime neutrality of the Irish Republic.
A LEADING cigarette company says its sales have fallen sharply in the Irish Republic since smoking was banned in workplaces earlier this year.
The novel ends with the establishment of the Irish Republic in 1949.
He said: ``We have indicated that it is necessary for us to have a good relationship with our neighbour in the Irish Republic.

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