Irish American Cultural Institute

Providing leadership and resources to preserve, interpret, and promote Irish and Irish American Cultures

All About Ireland

Ireland certainly lives up to its nickname, the "Emerald Isle" – it's unbelievably green, with expanses of rolling fields and hills, lush vegetation under foot, and colorful gardens.

 

Ireland is an island nation on the westernmost edge of Europe.  It is the continent's second largest island.  The Republic of Ireland occupies 80 percent of the landmass, while the largest part of the land in the north belongs to the United Kingdom. 

Quick Facts

History

Geography

Irish Way Program for Students

 

Enjoy the rich heritage and tradition of Ireland while also experiencing the country's distinct culture face-to-face. This unique program, in it's 37th year,  was founded on the belief that fostering an appreciation of other cultures is an important part of an individual’s development.
 
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Language

Literature

These additional resources, for a variety of ages, will enhance your program

 

History of St. Patrick's Day Video Lesson Plans Ireland Facts Video
St. Patrick's Day & Ireland Worksheets

Science

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