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Irish American? Test your knowledge of Ireland

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Irish American? Test your knowledge of Ireland

If you identify as an Irish American, it is important to have a good understanding of both the culture and history of Ireland. Knowing facts about Ireland can help give insight into your heritage and how it has shaped your identity. To help test your knowledge of Ireland, here are some questions that may be useful:

Irish American? Test your knowledge of Ireland:

1. What are the two official languages of Ireland?

2. What is the name of the capital city in Ireland?

3. How many counties are in Ireland?

4. What is the national symbol of Ireland?

5. What is the currency used in Ireland?

6. What type of government does Ireland have?

7. What is the Gaelic term for Ireland?

8. How many Nobel Laureates are from Ireland?

9. When was the Republic of Ireland formed?

10. Who is the current president of Ireland?

Answering these questions can help you to assess your understanding of Irish culture and history. It can also be a fun way to connect with your Irish American identity and expand your knowledge of the country. After all, understanding one’s roots is an important part of feeling connected to the world. Good luck!

Answers to the questions above

1. English and Irish (Gaelic)

2. Dublin

3. 32 counties

4. Shamrock

5. Euro

6. Parliamentary democracy

7. Éire or Ireland

8. Four

9. 1937

10. Michael D Higgins


Let’s put your knowledge of Ireland to the test! How much do these Irish Americans really know about Ireland?


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Feardorcha O'Duinn

Friday 13th of October 2023

Hahahaha ...I was looking for comments about the feckin shamrock being out symbol and that commend is classic.

btw: It was on our currency before the euro and on the Irish euro, along with all official gov. paperwork.

Fecking amadans that wrote this up!


Wednesday 27th of September 2023

The National symbol is the Harp you click bait idiots. It's on our passports.


Tuesday 29th of August 2023

I was taught the harp was the National symbol of Ireland. When did it become shamrock?