Welcome to Ireland

Ireland is an island in north-western Europe across the Irish Sea from the United Kingdom. Its western coastline looks out over the Atlantic Ocean. The island has been politically divided since 1920 into Ireland and Northern Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom.

The centre of the island consist of low plains which are surrounded by coastal mountains. Its lush vegetation has earned it it’s name the ‘Emerald Isle’.

Ancient castles, Celtic culture, Guinness, leprechauns and friendly, welcoming people draw visitors.