County Kilkenny
County Kilkenny (Irish: Contae Chill Chainnigh) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and is part of the South-East Region. It is named after the town of Kilkenny. The county w...
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Baronies of Ireland
In Ireland, a barony (Irish: barúntacht, plural barúntachtaí) is a historical subdivision of a county, analogous to the hundreds into which the counties of England were divided. Baronies were crea...
List of townlands in County Kilkenny
This is a list of all townlands (over 1600) in the County of Kilkenny. Each column header is a link to an article explaining it. Townlands written in capitals are towns, villages etc. these correspond...
Geography of Ireland
Ireland is an island in northwest Europe in the north Atlantic Ocean whose main geographical features include low central plains surrounded by a ring of coastal mountains. The highest peak is Carraunt...
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Geology of Ireland
Ireland is an island in northwest Europe in the north Atlantic Ocean whose main geographical features include low central plains surrounded by a ring of coastal mountains. The highest peak is Carraunt...
Geology of Ireland - Wikipedia
List of mountains in Ireland
This is a list of mountains and mountain ranges in Ireland. It also includes landforms that are usually called hills. Those within Northern Ireland or on the border are marked with an asterisk (*), wh...
List of mountains in Ireland - Wikipedia
Rivers of Ireland
Shown here are all the major rivers and tributaries of Ireland with their lengths (in kilometres and miles). Starting with the Northern Ireland rivers, and going in a clockwise direction, the rivers (...
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List of rivers in Ireland
This is an alphabetical list of the main rivers in Ireland as a whole. It includes rivers that flow through the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Rivers that flow through Northern Ireland are ...
List of rivers in Ireland - Wikipedia
Flora of Ireland
Ireland is in the Atlantic European Province of the Circumboreal Region a floristic region within the Holarctic.
Ireland has a small flora for a European country because of its small size and lack...
Flora of Ireland - Wikipedia
Fauna of Ireland
The fauna of Ireland comprises all the animal species inhabiting Ireland and its surrounding waters.
Only 26 land mammal species are native to Ireland, because it has been isolated from the Euro...
Fauna of Ireland - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Osraige
The kingdom of Ossory (Old Irish: Osraige, or Osraighe, modern Irish: Osraí; sometimes misspelled as Ossary) was an ancient tribal kingdom of Ireland inhabited by the Osraige people from the 1...
Kingdom of Osraige - Wikipedia
Early Christian Ireland
The early medieval history of Ireland, often called Early Christian Ireland, spans the 5th to 8th centuries, from the gradual emergence out of the protohistoric period (Ogham inscriptions in Primitive...
Climate of Ireland
The climate of Ireland can be summed up as being mild, moist and changeable with abundant rainfall and a lack of temperature extremes. It is defined as a temperate oceanic climate, or Cfb on the Köppe...
Climate of Ireland - Wikipedia
Politics of the Republic of Ireland
Ireland is a parliamentary, representative democratic republic and a member state of the European Union. While the head of state is the popularly elected President of Ireland, this is a largely ceremo...
Politics of the Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia
Local government in the Republic of Ireland
Local government functions in Ireland are mostly exercised by thirty-one local authorities, termed County, City or City and County Councils. The principal decision-making body in each of the thirty-on...
Regional Authorities in Ireland
Regional Authorities in Ireland were established by the Local Government Act 1991 and came into existence in 1994. Under this Act, the Regional Authorities had two main functions: to promote the co-or...
South-East Regional Authority
The South-East Region is a NUTS Level III region of Ireland. It consists of the area under the jurisdiction of the county councils of counties Carlow, Kilkenny, South Tipperary, Wexford, and Waterford...
Regional Assemblies in Ireland
Within the European Union, regions are arranged for statistical and revenue disbursing purposes using the NUTS structure. In Ireland, the regionalisation arrangements negotiated by the Government of I...
Regional Assemblies in Ireland - Wikipedia
Dáil Éireann
Dáil Éireann /dɔɪl ˈɛərən/ is the lower house, and principal chamber, of the Oireachtas (Irish legislature), which also includes the President of Ireland and Seanad Éireann (the upper house). It is di...
Dáil Éireann - Wikipedia
Carlow-Kilkenny (Dáil Éireann constituency)
Carlow–Kilkenny is a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas. The constituency elects 5 deputies (Teachtaí Dála, commonly known as...
Carlow-Kilkenny (Dáil Éireann constituency) - Wikipedia
Architecture of Ireland
The architecture of Ireland is one of the most visible features in the Irish countryside – with remains from all eras since the Stone Age abounding. Ireland is famous for its ruined and intact Norman ...
Architecture of Ireland - Wikipedia
Early history of Ireland
The early medieval history of Ireland, often called Early Christian Ireland, spans the 5th to 8th centuries, from the gradual emergence out of the protohistoric period (Ogham inscriptions in Primitive...
Passage grave
A passage grave (sometimes hyphenated) or passage tomb consists of a narrow passage made of large stones and one or multiple burial chambers covered in earth or stone. The building of passage tombs wa...
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Ringfort
Ringforts are circular fortified settlements that were mostly built during the Early Middle Ages up to about the year 1000. They are found in Northern Europe, especially in Ireland. There are also man...
Ringfort - Wikipedia
Irish round tower
Irish round towers (Irish: Cloigtheach (singular), Cloigthithe (plural) – literally "bell house") are early medieval stone towers of a type found mainly in Ireland, with two in Scotland and one on...
Irish round tower - Wikipedia
Communications in Ireland
Telecommunications in Ireland operate in a regulated competitive market that provides customers with a wide array of advanced digital services. This article explores Ireland's telecommunications infra...
Internet in Ireland
In 2013 the Internet in Ireland is used by 77% of the population and is an important contributor to the economy and education.
Eircom, the largest telephone company in Ireland, began rolling out b...
Water supply and sanitation in the Republic of Ireland
Ireland is the only OECD country without domestic water tariffs. Water supply and sanitation services are paid for indirectly through higher taxes, including a higher motor tax. Accordingly, the bulk ...
Water supply and sanitation in the Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia
Transport in Ireland
Most of the transport system in Ireland is in public hands, either side of the Irish border. The Irish road network has evolved separately in the two jurisdictions Ireland is divided up into, while th...
Transport in Ireland - Wikipedia
Rail transport in Ireland
Heavy Rail services in Ireland (Intercity, Commuter and Freight) are provided by Iarnród Éireann in the Republic of Ireland and by Northern Ireland Railways in Northern Ireland.Most routes in the Repu...
Rail transport in Ireland - Wikipedia