Dear Erin, how sweetly thy green bosom rises! An emerald set in the ring of the sea.
John Philpot Curran
Ireland is loved for its lush, green countryside, its historical cities and picturesque towns and for being the birthplace of celebrated figures such as Oscar Wilde and Van Morrison. Yes, without further ado, it's time to show the world that you're proud to be Irish! Celebrate your roots and explore some of Ireland's most fascinating facts and charming quotes in this miscellany fit for anyone who loves the emerald isle.