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|Date of Independence:|
|6 December 1922|
|Total Area Ranking:|
|120 of 236 in the World|
|Population Size Ranking:|
|119 of 242 in the World|
Located in the Atlantic Ocean, off the west coast of Britain, the Irish state occupies some 85% of the island of Ireland. It’s only landward neighbour is Northern Ireland to the north east, which comprises part of the United Kingdom. Ireland consists of a central plain with lakes hills and peat bogs, surrounded by a broken rim of low coastal mountains. The total land area is 68,890 sq km (26,598 sq miles).
The Population of 3.6 million (2000 figure) comprises 95% of ethnic Irish origin, with 2% British and 3% other ethnic groups. Some 88% of the people are Roman Catholic, with 3% Anglican, 1% Jewish and 8% other faiths. The capital city is Dublin.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in Ireland.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
Irish civil aircraft are registered in the series EI-AAA onwards from 1929.
An incomplete all-time Irish civil aircraft register listing is here.
Military Air Arms
Current military air arms-
Air Force (Irish Air Corps/Aer-Chor Nah Eireann)
Central Government Agencies
Coast Guard (Department of the Marine Rescue Service)
Public Service Aviation
To be added
Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Military Air Bases & Airfields
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.
Irish Air Corps Museum
Foynes Flying Boat Museum
Magazines Guide for Ireland
Irish Aviation Bibliography – to be added
Historical Aviation Society of Ireland
Society and Irish aviation history info
Aviation Museums Ireland
Visitor data and exhibits for each location