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.
DerryGirls star Siobhan McSweeney is climbing aboard an electric bike to explore the rural landscape of NorthernIreland in a new four-part series. Called Exploring Northern Ireland With Siobhan McSweeney, the series which airs on More4 sees her tour the lakes, mountains, coastline and forests.
“My father worked at the ITV television station in NorthernIreland, and they invited DeLorean for the launch of the car in 1981,” he recalls ... “DeLorean has always been celebrated as a hero here in Northern Ireland for what he brought to the country at a time when the workers in west Belfast needed a promise of hope,” Waddell says.
In fact, they were so highly fancied within the international rowing community that the double Olympic championJames Cracknell wondered aloud on BBC television whether the Italian and German crews might preserve their energy for the fight over silver because gold for Ireland was such a foregone conclusion.
How many millions of laps has McSharry swam just to get to that point during the week, when televisions across Ireland were turned on at three in the morning to watch her swim through the 66 seconds of Olympic waters? God only knows... the northwest of Ireland to become an Olympian.
Krieger, at a primitive event, adorns historically accurate Eastern Woodland garb and accessories ... “It started when I was a child learning about history, whether it was Native American or other cultures around the world, from Ireland to Africa. It could have only been a glimpse of something; a picture, or something on television ... Previous ... .
RTÉ has said it only has the rights to broadcast the Olympic Games in the Republic of Ireland after claims the national broadcaster was geo-blocking viewers in Northern Ireland ... However, Northern Ireland viewers wishing to watch live events at the Games on RTÉ have been unable to doing so.
That is how she ended up in NorthernIreland seven years ago. She decided to emigrate here from Australia to get work as an extra on the global television hit Game of Thrones... Get quick and easy access to the latest Northern Ireland news, sport, business and opinion with the Belfast Telegraph App. Most Read ... .
Shi Zhiyong of China celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 73kg weightlifting event ImageCredit. AP ... RUGBY ... Jacobs says watching the event on television was “a supercool distraction” from quarantine. Ireland's Kurt Anthony Walker punches Uzbekistan's Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov Image Credit ... Ireland took bronze more than five seconds back ... .
Global efforts to improve physical activity have stalled as Irish adolescents are among those who are spending hours daily watching television or playing computer games ... Figures for Ireland relate to how many hours 11- to 15-year-olds spend watching television or playing computer games.
The trail across the city has been created to trace the footsteps of Mr Douglass who visited Cork in 1845 ... He visited Ireland in 1845 to build support for the abolitionist cause in America ... The Tony-Award-winning actor, who has a key role in the musical Hamilton,is in Ireland to research a television series about Douglass in Ireland. .
Eamonn Holmes has long been the avuncular face of broadcasting, NorthernIreland’s greatest television export and a man who makes his high pressure job look easy ... Get quick and easy access to the latest Northern Ireland news, sport, business and opinion with the Belfast Telegraph App.
I think you would get a lot of television sport then ... other on the television. “No different to what happened maybe in the early ’90s with the Premiership, or maybe the League of Ireland, where fellas tuned out going to it because there was better fare on television,” he added.