The Emerald Isle is one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you’re wishing to visit, it’s good to take a minute learn a bit more about it.
Who doesn’t dream of going to Ireland? People who already live there, I guess. But any Irish person is sure to know all 50 of these random facts by heart, so it’s ok if we ignore them. They are not the target audience.
I’m going to go ahead and say that only a few of these facts qualify as insane. The people of County Wicklow being called Goat Suckers is pretty nuts, I’ll admit, as is the fact that U2 won 22 Grammys. Were there no other musicians for a while or something? Also, I guess it could qualify as crazy that Ireland has no postcode system. What do people get tattoos of to show their loyalty to their town when they move to the city?
Learn more about Ireland with our 10 Things You Never Knew Came From Irish Inventors infographic. The facts in that infographic are more genuinely surprising, but I think most people would have guessed that an Irish person invented Guinness.7.3k