Stories

70m
The estimated Irish diaspora
1st
Country to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote (2015)
33.3%
Of population under 25 years of age
1st
Country to introduce smoking ban
1st
Country to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote
4.76m
Population of Ireland in 2016
161
Nationalities studying here
30,000
Castles and ruins in Ireland
52%
25-34 year-olds with third level qualification