|Republic of Ireland
|Anthem: Amhrán na bhFiann
|Official language(s)||Irish, English|
|-||President||Michael D. Higgins|
|Establishment||6 December 1922 (as Irish Free State)|
|EU accession||1 January 1973|
|-||estimate||4,593,100 (as of 2013)|
Ireland, also known as the Republic of Ireland (Irish: Éire), is a country located in western Europe. The Republic of Ireland occupies approximately five-sixths of the island of Ireland. It shares its only land border with Northern Ireland to the north-east, which remains part of the United Kingdom.
Ireland in the Grand Theft Auto Series
GTA San Andreas
- The Emerald Isle casino in Las Venturas takes its name from the popular nickname for the island.
- Boxer Fraser Ashley hails from Ireland.
GTA IV + Episodes
- 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.
- Most of the northwestern neighborhoods in Dukes have Irish influences.
- The Celebinator may possibly be from Ireland, as he speaks with an Irish accent.
- The second part of A History of Liberty City focuses on Irish immigration to Liberty City.
- The private jet of the head of the LTA , which is blown up during Bang Bang, features the Irish flag on the tail.
- Patrick McReary returns from GTA IV as a recruitable heist member.
- The Irish flag is one of the flags hoisted outside the Jetsam Terminal.
- Brother Adrian, leader of the Children of the Mountain cult, is Irish.
- The San Andreas Flight School Update added an Ireland Chute Bag in the game.
- 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. He also has green eyes, which is a common Irish trait.
- Ireland is mentioned on the Chakra Attack show on West Coast Talk Radio when the presenters discuss potato water.