Wicklow Mountains
The Wicklow Mountains (Irish: Sléibhte Chill Mhantáin, archaic: Cualu) form the largest continuous upland area in Ireland. They occupy the whole centre of County Wicklow and stretch outside its bo...
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History of Ireland
The history and heritage of Ireland.
Mountain peaks of the Wicklow Mountains
This article comprises a sortable table of major mountain peaks of the Wicklow Mountains of Ireland. This article defines a major mountain peak as a summit with a topographic elevation of at least 30...
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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...
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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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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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History of Ireland
Prehistoric Ireland spans a period between the first known settlement around 8000 B.C. until the emergence of "protohistoric" Gaelic Ireland at the time of Christianization in the 5th century; Christi...
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Wicklow Mountains National Park
Wicklow Mountains National Park (Irish: Páirc Náisiúnta Sléibhte Chill Mhantáin) is a 204.8-square-kilometre (50,600-acre) protected area in Ireland, one of six national parks in the country. The ...
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Prehistoric Ireland
The prehistory of Ireland has been pieced together from archaeological and genetic evidence; it begins with the first evidence of humans, Mesolithic hunter-gatherers, settling in Ireland after 8000 BC...
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Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Vaccinium vitis-idaea (lingonberry or cowberry) is a short evergreen shrub in the heath family that bears edible fruit, native to boreal forest and Arctic tundra throughout the Northern Hemisphere fro...
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Ancient Ireland
The prehistory of Ireland has been pieced together from archaeological and genetic evidence; it begins with the first evidence of humans, Mesolithic hunter-gatherers, settling in Ireland after 8000 BC...
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Ireland 1691-1801
The history of Ireland from 1691–1801 was marked by the dominance of the Protestant Ascendancy. These were Anglo-Irish families of the Anglican Church of Ireland. Their English ancestors had settled I...
Ireland 1691-1801 - Wikipedia
Tussilago farfara
Tussilago farfara, commonly known as coltsfoot, is a plant in the groundsel tribe within the sunflower family. It has traditionally had medicinal uses. However, the discovery of toxic pyrrolizidine al...
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Sium latifolium
Sium latifolium is a species of flowering plant in th family Apiaceae known by the common names great water-parsnip, greater water-parsnip, and wideleaf waterparsnip. It is native to much of Europe, K...
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Lythrum salicaria
Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrife) is a flowering plant belonging to the family Lythraceae. It should not be confused with other plants sharing the name loosestrife that are members of the family...
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established on 1 January 1801 under the terms of the Acts of Union 1800, by which the nominally separate kingdoms of Great Britain and Irel...
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Crambe maritima
Crambe maritima (common name sea kale, seakale or crambe) is a species of halophytic flowering plant in the genus Crambe of the family Brassicaceae (Cruciferae), that grows wild along the coasts of Eu...
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Thlaspi arvense
Thlaspi arvense (common name field penny-cress) is a foetid Eurasian plant having round flat pods; naturalized throughout North America. It is also related to the Lepidium genus in the cabbage family....
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Hyoscyamus niger
Hyoscyamus niger (commonly known as henbane), also known as stinking nightshade or black henbane, is a plant of the family Solanaceae that originated in Eurasia, though it is now globally distributed....
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Veronica officinalis
Veronica officinalis (heath speedwell, common speedwell, common gypsyweed, Paul's betony) is a species of Veronica, native to Europe, Eastern North America (Maryland) , and western Asia.It is a herba...
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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi is a plant species of the genus Arctostaphylos (manzanita). Its common names include kinnikinnick and pinemat manzanita, and it is one of several related species referred to a...
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Montia fontana
Montia fontana, commonly known as blinks or water-blinks, water brickweed or annual water miner's lettuce, is a herbaceous annual plant of the genus Montia. It is a common plant that can be found in w...
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Viburnum opulus
Viburnum opulus (common name guelder-rose) is a species of flowering plant in the family Adoxaceae (formerly Caprifoliaceae) native to Europe, northern Africa and central Asia.
The common name 'gu...
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Norman invasion of Ireland
The Norman invasion of Ireland was a two-stage process that began on May 1, 1169, when a force of loosely associated Norman knights landed near Bannow, County Wexford, at the request of Diarmait Mac M...
Irish Republic
The Irish Republic (Irish: Poblacht na hÉireann or Saorstát Éireann) was a revolutionary state that declared its independence from Great Britain in January 1919. It established a legisla...
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Kingdom of Ireland
The Kingdom of Ireland (Classical Irish: Ríoghacht Éireann; Modern Irish: Ríocht Éireann) was a state in Ireland from the proclamation of King Henry VIII of England as King of Ireland by the ...
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Calamagrostis epigejos
Calamagrostis epigejos, common names wood small-reed or bushgrass, is a species of grass in the Poaceae family which is native to Eurasia and Africa. It is found from average moisture locales to salt ...
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