Ireland is a very small country when you compare it to the size of the United States or Canada which is one of the reasons a lot of our North American students love it.
Here are some statistics that you might find interesting:
Ireland’s a population of is 4.9 million.
Ireland has the youngest population in Europe with one third of the population under 25 years of age.
Ireland is roughly the size of the state of Indiana in the US or in Canadian terms Ontario is 15 times larger than Ireland.
It is very easy to travel within Ireland, and to the UK and Europe
It is a 150-minute drive from Dublin located on the east coast of Ireland to the west coast of Ireland
It is a 180-minute drive from Dublin to Cork (South of Ireland)
Flight time from Ireland to the England is roughly 1 hour
Flight time from Ireland to Spain is 2 hours