Do you think you know everything about Ireland? Well, let’s see about that! Here are five facts you probably don’t know about the Emerald Isle.
If Guinness is the flagship product of Ireland (Dublin has been built around this beer, which is more than 250 years old), Ireland is far from being, where people drink the most of this national product. Indeed, Nigeria is the place where the Irish beer is the most drank and Great Britain comes second.
In Ireland, English is the main language spoken. You could think that Irish would came second… but he doesn’t! Polish is in fact the second most spoken language on the Emerald Isle, and Irish arrives in third place. French comes fourth.
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Did you know that Saint Patrick was not Irish but Scottish? And that blue was the original color of Saint Patrick’s day before green? The first celebration was also not in Ireland but in the USA, where Irish people formed an important community.
There are six steps and 119,5 seconds to a perfectly poured a Guinness. The Guinness Storehouse in Dublin is one of the most popular attractions in the country. Let the pros teach you how to pour your perfect pint of Guinness!
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Dublin is the city of youth! Approximately 50% of the population living in the capital are under 25 years old. It’s one of the youngest cities in Europe.
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