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|conventional_long_name = Republic of Ireland
 
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|official_languages = [[wp: Irish|Irish]], [[wp: English|English]]
 
|official_languages = [[wp: Irish|Irish]], [[wp: English|English]]
 
|capital = [[wp:Dublin|Dublin]]
 
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|currency = [[wp:Euro|Euro]]|leader_name1 = [[wp:Michael D. Higgins|Michael D. Higgins]]|leader_name2 = [[wp:Enda Kenny|Enda Kenny]]|leader_title1 = President|leader_title2 = Taoiseach|national_anthem = [[wp:Amhrán na bhFiann|Amhrán na bhFiann]]|population_estimate = 4,593,100 <small>(as of 2013)</small>|established = 11 December 1931|accessionEUdate = 1973|image_map = ireland.png}}
'''Ireland''' (Irish: ''Éire'') is an island in Northern Europe, to the west of Great Britain. It is split into two territories; the independent '''Republic of Ireland''', officially known as '''Ireland''', which covers approximately two thirds of the island and '''Northern Ireland''' in the north-east, which forms part of the [[United Kingdom]].
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'''Ireland''' (Irish: ''Éire'') is an island in Northern Europe located to the west of Great Britain. It is split into two territories; the independent '''Republic of Ireland''', which covers approximately five-sixths of the island, and '''Northern Ireland''' in the north-east, which remains part of the [[United Kingdom]].
   
Although for many years ruled by the English, and later the British, Ireland joined the Kingdom of Great Britain to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in 1801 after the ''Acts of Union''. Following unrest during the early 20th century, Ireland proclaimed independence which was quashed by the British government. In 1921, the country was split into two, the Catholic-predominant '''Southern Ireland''' and the Protestant-predominant '''Northern Ireland''', although they both remained part of the UK. A year later in 1922, the British and Irish governments settled on the creation of the independent '''Irish Free State'''. Originally, the newly-formed state covered the entire island but Northern Ireland exercised its right to rejoin the union a few days after independence. The Free State still kept the monarchy and was a Dominion of the British Empire (with equal status to the likes of [[Australia]] and [[Canada]]) until 1937, when a new constitution saw a newly-elected head of state replace the King. The British government finally recognized the Irish president as official head of state in 1949.
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Although for many years ruled by the English, and later the British, Ireland joined the Kingdom of Great Britain to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in 1801 after the ''Acts of Union''. Following unrest during the early 20th century, Ireland proclaimed independence which was quashed by the British government. In 1921, the country was split into two territories, the Catholic-predominant '''Southern Ireland''' and the Protestant-predominant '''Northern Ireland''', although both remained part of the United Kingdom. A year later in 1922, the British and Irish governments settled on the creation of the independent '''Irish Free State'''. Originally, the newly formed state covered the entire island but Northern Ireland exercised its right to rejoin the union a few days after independence. The Free State still retained the monarchy and was a Dominion of the British Empire until 1937, when a new constitution saw a newly elected head of state replace the King, and the Republic of Ireland officially renamed '''Ireland'''. In 1949, the British government formally recognised the Irish president as an official head of state.
   
From the 1960s to 1990s, there was a long period of warfare known as "The Troubles", between the Irish Republican Army and the British and Irish government troops. [[Derrick McReary]] is known to have fought in the Battle of Belfast sometime in the 1990s, along with [[Bucky Sligo]] and [[Aiden O'Malley]]. The Real IRA continues to resist British rule to this day.
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Ireland uses the ''[[PEGI]]'' rating system, as with most [[Europe]]an countries.
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==Ireland in the Grand Theft Auto Series==
Ireland uses the ''[[PEGI]]'' rating system, as with most [[Europe]]an countries.
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===3D Univese===
==Ireland in the Grand Theft Auto games==
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====GTA San Andreas====
===GTA III Era===
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*[[The Emerald Isle]] casino in [[Las Venturas (3D Universe)|Las Venturas]] takes its name from the popular nickname for the island.
 
*[[The Emerald Isle]] casino in [[Las Venturas]] takes its name from the popular nickname of the island.
 
 
*Boxer [[Fraser Ashley]] hails from Ireland.
 
*Boxer [[Fraser Ashley]] hails from Ireland.
===GTA IV Era===
 
   
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===HD Univese===
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====GTA IV + Episodes====
 
*The [[McReary Family]], as well as their crime affiliates [[Michael Keane]] and [[Gordon Sargent]], originate from Ireland.
 
*The [[McReary Family]], as well as their crime affiliates [[Michael Keane]] and [[Gordon Sargent]], originate from Ireland.
*[[Steinway Beer Garden]] and [[Lucky Winkles]] are Irish-themed pubs found in [[Liberty City in GTA IV Era|Liberty City]].
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*[[Steinway Beer Garden]] and [[Lucky Winkles]] are Irish-themed pubs found in [[Liberty City (HD Universe)|Liberty City]].
*The [[Irish American Killers]] have Irish origins. One of them is [[Liam]].
 
 
*Most of the northwestern neighborhoods in [[Dukes]] have Irish influences.
 
*Most of the northwestern neighborhoods in [[Dukes]] have Irish influences.
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*[[The Celebinator]] may possibly be from Ireland, as he speaks with an Irish accent.
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*The second part of [[A History of Liberty City|''A History of Liberty City'']] looks into Irish immigration into Liberty City.
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*The private jet of the head of the [[Liberty City Transport Authority|LTA]] features the Irish flag on the tail.
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====GTA CW====
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*The [[Irish American Killers]] have Irish origins. One of them is [[Liam]].
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====GTA V====
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*[[Patrick McReary]] returns from GTA IV as a recruitable heist member.
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*The Irish flag is one of the flags hoisted outside the [[Jetsam Terminal]].
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*[[Brother Adrian]], leader of the [[Children of the Mountain]] cult, is Irish.
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*[[The San Andreas Flight School Update]] added an Ireland [[Parachute|Chute Bag]] in the game.
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*[[Michael De Santa]] is possibly of Irish descent because he has many Irish-themed tattoos available. Michael's birth surname (Townley) is of Celtic origin.<ref>http://www.ancestry.co.uk/name-origin?surname=townley</ref> He also has green eyes and drinks whiskey, which are both common Irish traits.
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*Ireland is mentioned on the [[Chakra Attack]] show on [[West Coast Talk Radio]] when the presenters discuss potato water.
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===References===
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{{Reflist}}
 
[[Category:Countries]]
 
[[Category:Countries]]
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[[Category:European countries]]

Latest revision as of 02:14, June 5, 2015

Republic of Ireland
Éire
Flag of Ireland.svg
AnthemAmhrán na bhFiann
Ireland.png
CapitalDublin
Official language(s) Irish, English
Government
 -  President Michael D. Higgins
 -  Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Establishment 11 December 1931
EU accession 1973
Population
 -   estimate 4,593,100 (as of 2013) 
Currency Euro

Ireland (Irish: Éire) is an island in Northern Europe located to the west of Great Britain. It is split into two territories; the independent Republic of Ireland, which covers approximately five-sixths of the island, and Northern Ireland in the north-east, which remains part of the United Kingdom.

Although for many years ruled by the English, and later the British, Ireland joined the Kingdom of Great Britain to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in 1801 after the Acts of Union. Following unrest during the early 20th century, Ireland proclaimed independence which was quashed by the British government. In 1921, the country was split into two territories, the Catholic-predominant Southern Ireland and the Protestant-predominant Northern Ireland, although both remained part of the United Kingdom. A year later in 1922, the British and Irish governments settled on the creation of the independent Irish Free State. Originally, the newly formed state covered the entire island but Northern Ireland exercised its right to rejoin the union a few days after independence. The Free State still retained the monarchy and was a Dominion of the British Empire until 1937, when a new constitution saw a newly elected head of state replace the King, and the Republic of Ireland officially renamed Ireland. In 1949, the British government formally recognised the Irish president as an official head of state.

Ireland uses the PEGI rating system, as with most European countries.

Ireland in the Grand Theft Auto SeriesEdit

3D UniveseEdit

GTA San AndreasEdit

HD UniveseEdit

GTA IV + EpisodesEdit

GTA CWEdit

GTA VEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.ancestry.co.uk/name-origin?surname=townley

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