The official currency of Ireland is Euro.
Ireland is located in Europe.
Estimated population (2011): 4,580,000
Ireland has a modern knowledge based economy that is focused on services and high-tech industries. Ireland is one of the wealthiest countries in terms of GDP. According to the Economist Ireland had the best quality of life in the world in 2005. The main challenge of Ireland economy is the high level of household debt relative to disposable income.
Main exports of Ireland are: machinery and equipment, computers, chemicals, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, food products, and animal products.
The most popular places in Ireland among international travellers