Ireland is the third-largest island in Europe. It lies in the Atlantic Ocean and is part of the geographical (but not political) British Isles archipelago.
Area: 70,280 sq km
Climate: temperate maritime; modified by North Atlantic Current; mild winters, cool summers; consistently humid; overcast about half the time
Terrain: mostly level to rolling interior plain surrounded by rugged hills and low mountains; sea cliffs on west coast
Population: 4,015,676 (July 2005 est.)
Religion: Roman Catholic 91.6%, Church of Ireland 2.5%, other 5.9% (1998)
Languages: English (official) is the language generally used, Irish (official) (Gaelic or Gaeilge) spoken mainly in areas located along the western seaboard
Community NameIrish Community
Size of Community in Tasmania
Local Community Contact DetailsNA
Donation to the International Wall of Friendship
The above stone has generously been donated by the Irish community.