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About Dublin

 UNCW Internships in Ireland is located in Dublin, a charming, coastal capital city located at the mouth of the River Liffey. Students can easily walk around the city center, visit museums, or explore the traditional music venues. Local trains and buses provide convenient opportunities for travel to Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle, Galway, Belfast, The Giant’s Causeway and sites beyond. Themed tours (i.e. Game of Thrones, Ghost Bus Tours, and Irish Immigration) are also available from Dublin.

Ireland Facts

Anthem

Amhrán na bhFiann/ The Soldier's Song

Capital City

Dublin, population 1.345 million

Other major cities/towns

Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford

Official languages

Irish, English

Area

32,595 mi²

Population

4.77 million (2016)

Population density

67 persons per square kilometre

Patron Saint

St. Patrick

Currency

Euro €

Traditional Food

Irish Stew, Shepherd's Pie, Bacon, Cabbage

Castles

30,000

National Symbols

Harp, Shamrock, and the Celtic Cross

Eurovision Wins

7