WORLD MARATHON TOUR: IRELAND

2013 DUBLIN MARATHON, IRELAND: 4:56:00 (2013-10-28)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Biking-Viking-730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=736498559838815

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/dublin-marathon-ireland-2013-10-28/

IRELAND

Capital: Dublin (527,000)

Population: 6,2 million

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Famous people from Ireland:

U2 (music), Pierce Brosnan (actor), Chris de Burgh (singer), Fionnula Flanagan (actress), Bob Geldof (singer and activist), Sinead O’Connor (singer), James Joyce (author), Jonathan Swift (author), Oscar Wilde (poet)

Fun facts about Ireland:

St. Patrick was not actually Irish, he was Roman!

The longest place name in Ireland is Muckanaghederdauhaulia.

The Irish report the lowest annual number of UFO sightings in Europe.

Ireland has won seven times the Eurovision Song Contest (in 1970, 1980, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1996), more than any other country.

Ireland is a snake-free island. Due to its isolation from the European mainland, Ireland lacks several species common elsewhere in Europe, such as moles, weasels, polecats or roe deer.

More facts:

http://www.eupedia.com/ireland/trivia.shtml

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g186605-Dublin_County_Dublin-Vacations.html