Welcome to the Education Ireland blog
Ireland a dynamic, lively, modern country with a young population and a successful, technologically orientated economy, but it remains a country where music, conversation, culture, traditions, time to relax, listen and make friends matter… a country with cultured, cosmopolitan cities and renowned for its beautiful, unspoiled countryside and scenery.
Ireland: linked to the world
Ireland is an English-speaking country with close cultural, economic and educational links with the English-speaking world, especially with the UK -our next door neighbour and with the USA, where Irish-Americans form a high proportion of the population.
We are European – part of EU family of nations and cultures and of the increasingly integrated European Education Area.
Ireland is Global in outlook – for many centuries Irish people have emigrated to and settled in many countries around the globe and today we welcome people to Ireland from all over the world