Ireland (ireland)

Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600 and 150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. Norman invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than seven centuries of Anglo-Irish struggle marked by fierce rebellions and harsh repressions. The Irish famine of the mid-19th century saw the population of the island drop by one third through starvation and emigration. For more than a century after that the population of the island continued to fall only to begin growing again in the 1960s. Over the last 50 years, Ireland's high birthrate has made it demographically one of the youngest populations in the EU. The modern Irish state traces its origins to the failed 1916 Easter Monday Uprising which touched off several years of guerrilla warfare resulting in independence from the UK in 1921 for 26 southern counties; six northern counties remained part of the UK. Unresolved issues in Northern Ireland erupted into years of violence known as the "Troubles" that began in the 1960s. The Government of Ireland was part of a process along with the UK and US Governments that helped broker what is known as The Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland in 1998. This initiated a new phase of cooperation between Irish and British governments. Ireland was neutral in World War II and continues its policy of military neutrality. Ireland joined the European Community in 1973 and the Eurozone currency union in 1999. The economic boom years of the Celtic Tiger (1995-2007) saw rapid economic growth, which came to an abrupt end in 2008 with the meltdown of the Irish banking system. Today the economy is recovering, fueled by large and growing foreign direct investment, especially from US multi-nationals.

Details
Formation Date 1600
Territory 68890.00 (Sq. Km)
Military Personel 9350
Military Expenditure 901,000,000 (Euros (EUR))
Population 4595281
Conflict Name Initiation Year Termination Year Total Killed Total Casuality
Real IRA Bombing in Northern Ireland 1998 1998 1998 unknown unknown
Violence in Northern Ireland 1996-1997 1996 1997 unknown unknown
Civil War in Northern Ireland 1968-1994 1968 1994 unknown unknown
Irish Civil War 1921-1922 1921 1922 unknown unknown
Irish War of Independence 1919-1921 1919 1921 unknown unknown
Irish Easter Rising 1916 1916 1916 3000 unknown
The Irish Tithe War 1831 1831 1831 unknown unknown
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Establishment Date Territory Area
2013 68890.00
2012 68890.00
2011 68890.00
2010 68890.00
2009 68890.00
2008 68890.00
2007 68890.00
2006 68890.00
2005 68890.00
2004 68890.00
2003 68890.00
2002 68890.00
2001 68890.00
2000 68890.00
1999 68890.00
1998 68890.00
1997 68890.00
1996 68890.00
1995 68890.00
1994 68890.00
1993 68890.00
1992 68890.00
1991 68890.00
1990 68890.00
1989 68890.00
1988 68890.00
1987 68890.00
1986 68890.00
1985 68890.00
1984 68890.00
1983 68890.00
1982 68890.00
1981 68890.00
1980 68890.00
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Date Military Personnel
2012 9350
2011 8900
2010 10460
2009 10460
2008 10000
2007 10000
2006 10000
2005 10000
2004 10000
2003 10400
2002 10500
2001 10500
2000 11500
1999 11500
1998 11500
1997 12700
1996 12700
1995 12900
1994 17000
1993 13000
1992 13000
1991 13000
1990 13000
1989 13000
1985 13700
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Date Expenditure Exchange Rate Us Doller Equivalence
2013 901,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2012 901,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2011 935,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2010 962,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2009 1,019,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2008 1,081,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2007 1,003,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2006 949,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2005 921,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2004 887,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2003 855,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2002 862,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2001 858,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
2000 754,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
1999 696,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) Unknown Unknown
1998 662,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.7 945714285.71
1997 641,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.66 971212121.21
1996 596,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.63 946031746.03
1995 556,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.62 896774193.55
1994 538,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.67 802985074.63
1993 503,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.68 739705882.35
1992 490,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.59 830508474.58
1991 473,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.62 762903225.81
1990 463,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.6 771666666.67
1989 344,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.71 484507042.25
1988 332,000,000 (Euros (EUR)) 0.66 503030303.03
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Date Population
2013 4595281
2012 4586897
2011 4576794
2010 4560155
2009 4535375
2008 4489544
2007 4398942
2006 4274137
2005 4159914
2004 4070262
2003 3996521
2002 3931947
2001 3866243
2000 3805174
1999 3754786
1998 3712696
1997 3674171
1996 3637510
1995 3608841
1994 3590386
1993 3576261
1992 3558430
1991 3534235
1990 3513974
1989 3511009
1988 3524949
1987 3540057
1986 3539690
1985 3538082
1984 3532423
1983 3510600
1982 3485800
1981 3453000
1980 3412800
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