Republic of Ireland or Irish Republic or Southern Ireland
- . a republic in NW Europe occupying most of Ireland: established as the Irish Free State
(a British dominion) in 1921 and declared a republic in 1949; joined the European
Community (now the European Union) in 1973. Official languages: Irish (Gaelic) and
English. Currency: euro. Capital: Dublin. Pop: 3 999 000 (2004 est). Area: 70 285
sq km (27 137 sq miles)
Example Sentences Including 'Republic of Ireland'
"The Republic of Ireland play Germany on June 5th What goes round.
Irish Times (2002)
Celtic have reluctantly made Republic of Ireland midfielder Colin Healey available for a knockdown £1m.
Liverpool Daily Post and Echo (2002)
Most came from the United Kingdom, but some also from France, Republic of Ireland , Belgium, and Norway.
British Medical Journal (2002)
The former Republic of Ireland international later went on to try his hand at management, coaching with some success on the continent.
Liverpool Daily Post and Echo (2003)
The kidnappers threatened to kill him unless Republican prisoners were released from jails in the Republic of Ireland.
SHOOTING HISTORY: A Personal Journey (2004)
They are open to residents of Britain and the Republic of Ireland.
Globe and Mail (2003)
to comment on this word.