SHORT INFORMATION

Geography of Ireland

Ireland is an island in northwest Europe in the north Atlantic Ocean whose main geographical features include low central plains surrounded by a ring of coastal mountains.

SHORT INFORMATION

Rivers and lakes of Ireland

The main river in Ireland is the River Shannon, 386 km (240 mi), the longest river in either Ireland or Great Britain, which separates the boggy midlands of Ireland from the West of Ireland. The river develops into three lakes along its course, Lough Allen, Lough Ree, and Lough Derg. Of these, Lough Derg is the largest.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Top 10 Favorite Irish Drinks - Alcoholic Beverages in Ireland

Favorite Irish drinks - "When in Rome ..." applies to any place in the world, really. Especially when it comes to food and drink. True, you can survive an Irish holiday on Big Macs and Coke (or Whoppers and Pepsi, for the sake of variety). But will you really have experienced the local cuisine? No - and going into a pub and drinking just Bud Light should be positively discouraged. If you want to down a few, why not try the local brew?