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Travel Blog: Ireland

33 Things You'll Be Surprised To Learn About Ireland

As an Irish native, a keen traveller and an employee in the travel industry it's safe to say I meet a lot of people. For anyone who has ever travelled you'll be familiar with the routine questions; What do you do? How long have you been travelling? Where are you from? From what I've gathered the majority of people who've been to Ireland freakin' loved it. But they were surprised and almost saddened that it didn't fully live up to it's romantic Celtic reputation. So if you're planning to touch down on the Emerald Isle soon here's 33 things you'll be surprised to learn about Ireland...

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Beware the Bad Friday

Ireland is well known to be quite a Catholic country. Saint Paddy had a lot to do with that back in the latter half of the 5th Century but traditionally religion has played, and continues to play, a huge part of the socio-political and cultural landscape of the island – indeed church and state have been, to a ridiculously large degree, inseparable here for a long time.

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