Ireland facts

Happy hours” are banned in Ireland.

Sucking a king’s nipples was a gesture of submission in ancient Ireland.

All polar bears alive today can trace their ancestry back to one female brown bear who lived in Ireland 50,000 years ago.

More Guinness beer is drunk in Nigeria than Ireland.

There’s a bar in Ireland that opened in the year 900 A.D. and is still operational. It’s called “Sean’s Bar”.

The Irish surname prefix “Mac” means “son of,” while “O” means “descendant of.”

The world’s oldest yacht club is the Royal Cork Yacht Club which opened in Ireland in 1720.

The RMS Titanic was built in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

There has never been snakes in Ireland because being cold-blooded, snake couldn’t survive the frozen ground during the ice age in the past.

The population of Ireland still hasn’t recovered from the famine of 1845-1852. It was at 8 million before the famine and is at 6.5 million today.

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