“May the road rise to meet you
may the wind be always at your back;
may the sun shine warm upon your face,
and the rain fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again
may God hold you in the hollow of his hand.”
Facts & Figures of Ireland
70,280 sq km (this makes it the 127th largest country in world)
Ireland occupies five-sixths of the island of Ireland in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain. The remaining sixth of the island is occupied by Great Britain. The nearest country is Great Britain.