You will hear this typical Gaelic expression very often during your stay on the island. The complete form ‚Äúc√©ad m√¨le f√†ilte‚ÄĚ(a thousand welcomes) is the most common expression used to welcome guests, something which reflects the warm and friendly nature of the Irish soul. People here are kind and always helpful, and they are happy to give you tips and suggestions.
Also called the emerald island because of the twinkling green colour of its hills, Ireland is certainly one of the most fascinating countries in Europe, a land where stunning landscapes continuously change with the light and the different climate conditions. The variety of sceneries is what strikes the visitor in the first place: you go from the wide central plains crossed by river Shannon, to the majestic wild cliffs overlooking the sea, to the sweet hills spread with flocks and tiny villages rich of history and traditions.
From the administrative and political point of view, Ireland is divided into the Republic of Ireland (Eire), with capital Dublin, occupying the majority of the territory, and Northern Ireland, with capital Belfast, belonging to the United Kingdom. The territory is made up of 4 provinces, Leinster, Munster, Connacht, and Ulster, divided into 32 counties, of which only 6 belong to Northern Ireland.
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