Northern Ireland conflict

Ireland History

First residents No later than around 8000 BC. People lived in Ireland. They were hunters and gatherers, but also fishermen. From 4000 BC BC the people settled down and now practiced agriculture. Pottery was made. Megalithic structures emerged, for example the barrow of Newgrange, and circular stone settings such as the stone circle of Grange […]

Irish agriculture

Ireland Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants What animals live in Ireland? Mammals are few in Ireland. Only 79 species were counted. 33 of them live in the sea and therefore only 46 on land. The red deer is the largest wild mammal in the country and is considered a national animal. There are also squirrels, mice, rabbits, hedgehogs, […]