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Connemara is the largest of Ireland's Gaeltachts (regions where Irish is still spoken). Spoken for over 2,000 years, Irish Gaelic is centuries older than English.  
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Native sons William Butler Yeats, George Bernard Shaw, and Samuel Beckett all won Nobel Prizes for literature, making Dublin the only city to boast the coveted award in triplicate.  
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With more than 2,000 monuments, the Dingle Peninsula has one of the greatest collections of archaeological sites in Western Europe.  
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Herds of sheep are ubiquitous in the Irish landscape, but don't expect to see any snakes. Legend has it that St. Patrick rid Ireland of the creatures. The lizard is the only reptile in Ireland.  
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Two ill-fated ships and their victims are remembered with a monument at Cork's Cobh Heritage Centre—the Titanic made its final stop at the port, and the Lusitania went down in nearby waters.  
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While vast, rolling green landscapes warrant Ireland's nickname, The Emerald Isle, the topography is diverse, from County Wicklow's rugged countryside to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher.  
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Ireland has over 10,000 watering holes where one can sip a pint of Guinness or toss back one of the country's many brands of whiskey.  
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