Ireland is an island in the north Atlantic Sea, in Europe, next to Great Britain. It is best known as the homeland of the Gaelic race, a Celtic subgroup of the Indo-European peoples. It is unqiue as one of the few Celtic areas which was never brought under the Roman Empire and since antiquity through part of the Middle Ages was under the Gaelic High Kingship of Ireland at Tara.
Subsequently there has been significant Norse, Norman and British influence in the history of the island. The Gaels have a rich mythology, arts, music and martial tradition. Since the 20th century most of the island has been an independent republic, known simply as Ireland, while part known as Northern Ireland is currently administrated by the United Kingdom.
Main article: Ireland
Important related article: The Irish Holocaust
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