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Dublin Zoo

 Just 3km from the city centre, in the grounds of the Phoenix Park, you will find Dublin's Zoological Gardens. Established in 1830, it is the world's third oldest public zoo. Set in 30 acres of attractive and colourful gardens, the Zoo has a large collection of wild animals as well as hundreds of tropical birds from around the world. There are many rare and endangered species on view with comprehensive information panels to explain all as you go along.

Ireland's Provincial Flags
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The shamrock is without a doubt the most universally recognized symbol of Ireland. It is not the official emblem of Ireland, that honour belongs to the Celtic harp.
 The Titanic was built in Belfast.  At the time the RMS Titanic was the largest man made moveable object in the world.
  The historic walled city of Derry, also known as Londonderry, came into existence in 546 AD. It is the only city in Ireland, whose ancient walls survive intact.
 In 2006, an estimated 55% of holidaymakers to Ireland used the internet to plan or book their holiday.
 A donation to the blood bank in Dublin results in a free pint of Guinness. It is recommended as it replaces iron lost during the donation.
 
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