The island's geography comprises relatively low-lying mountains surrounding a central plain, with several navigable rivers extending inland. The island has lush vegetation, a product of its mild but changeable climate which avoids extremes in temperature. Thick woodlands covered the island until the Middle Ages. As of 2013, the amount of land that is wooded in Ireland is about 11% of the total, compared with a European average of 35%. There are 26 extant mammal species native to Ireland. The Irish climate is very moderated and classified as oceanic. As a result, winters are milder than expected for such a northerly area. However, summers are cooler than those in Continental Europe. Rainfall and cloud cover are abundant.
After a tough year which saw a host of heroes emerge across our community, we are delighted to announce the launch of the Spirit of NorthernIreland Awards 2021 ... “Traditionally, the Spirit of Northern Ireland Awards are presented at a glittering gala event attended by stars from stage, television and the sporting scene.
It was the first of 19 visits to NorthernIreland by the couple ... It was the seventh time since 1921 that Northern Ireland had welcomed a king or queen ... In a televised broadcast, she echoed the words of her grandfather, King George V, when he opened the Northern Ireland Parliament 58 years earlier by calling for friendship and forgiveness, saying.
It was the first of 19 visits to NorthernIreland by the couple ... Northern Ireland mourns ... The Queen's visit to Northern Ireland ... In a televised broadcast, she echoed the words of her grandfather, King George V, when he opened the Northern Ireland Parliament 58 years earlier by calling for friendship and forgiveness, saying.
This weekend, at least, the meetings of the have-nots from Wales and Ireland may engender some sense of competitive engagement for those watching on national television ... Ireland up intensity level for Six Nations pool plunge 'It's an immense relief and a privilege really' – Ireland star Molloy aiming for Six Nations grand finale.
This weekend, at least, the meetings of the have-nots from Wales and Ireland may engender some sense of competitive engagement for those watching on national television ... While the big two, presumably, plough on towards a final, Ireland travel to Wales on the back of their most ...
Moyna Macgill was an actress from NorthernIreland. She performed regularly in London’s West End, and also appeared in film and, many years later, in television productions ...The Irish Times ranked Moyna Macgill 35th in Ireland’s greatest film actors of all time ... Edgar became a multiple award-winning theater, film, and television producer.
After 31 fights, world championships at two different weight divisions and many memorable nights between the ropes, arguably the island of Ireland's greatest ever fighter has hung up his gloves - but that doesn't necessarily mean the end of the boxing road for Carl Frampton.
The singer, now 69, achieved worldwide fame when she won the contest in 1970 for Ireland with All Kinds of Everything (Dana Rosemary Scallon performing live on television circa 1970) ... The singer, now 69, achieved worldwide fame when she won the contest in 1970 for Ireland with All Kinds of Everything.
“It was a first for us to shoot a campaign with one of our spokesmodels in this way,” Lex Bradshaw-Zanger, chief marketing officer at L’Oréal UK and Ireland, said. “The advert has been used across digital, social and television and has been received very positively – with salons ...
The twin debacles have significant features in common ...SIGN UP ... SIGN UP ... The most striking example of this in the UK was the civil rights march in Derry in NorthernIreland on 5 October 1968 which was attacked by the Protestant-dominated police in front of the television cameras and thus began the unravelling of the Northern Ireland state ... .
... a popular television drama is likely to see a surge in house prices ... NorthernIreland has a prime example of this in the Game Of Thrones fantasy series, which took the world of television by storm.