Researcher(s):Aaron Pollard and Brooke Boston

Official Name:Eire and Estados Unidos Mexicanos

Country:Ireland and Mexico

Continent:North Amarica & Europe

Flag:Irish Tricolor and

Government Type:The Republic of Ireland is a parliamentary democracy (a form of republic as its name suggests).

Head of State:Mary Macaleese & mexico's ( down below

The current President is Enrique Peña Nieto, who took office on December 1, 2012.

Currency:peso and Irish Pound
National Holidays:New Years day (January 1) and Inpendens Day, September 16 (1810)

Capital:Mexico City and Dublin

Major Cities:
Mexico city
Puebla de Zaragoza


Area:1,964,375 70,273

Population: 4,775,982 & 116,220,947

Source: National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI)

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Literacy Rate
male 86.9% female 85.3% male 99% female 99%

School Life Expectancy Rate: male 18 years female 18 years
Life Expectancy Rate:male 78.07 female 82.69

Religion:Roman Catholic 87.4% Church of Ireland 1.9% other 1.5% none 4.2%
Roman 82.7% Protestant 1.6% jehova's witnesses 1.4%

Climate:temperate maritime; modified by North Atlantic Current; mild winters, cool summers; consistently humid; overcast about half the time. Varies from tropical to desert.

Imports and Exports (commodies):

in ports metalworking machines, steel mill products, agricultural machinery, electrical equipment, car parts for assembly, repair parts for motor vehicles, aircraft, and aircraft parts

exports metalworking machines, steel mill products, agricultural machinery, electrical equipment, car parts for assembly, repair parts for motor vehicles, aircraft, and aircraft parts

exportsmachinery and equipment, computers, chemicals, medical devices, pharmaceuticals; food products, animal products

in ports data processing equipment, other machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum and petroleum products, textiles, clothing

Agricultural Products:Barley,potatoes,wheat; beef,dairy products corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, beans, cotton, coffee, fruit, tomatoes;beef,poultry, dairy products;wood products
Current Environmental Issues (pollution, acid rain):water pollution, especially of lakes, from agricultural runoff
Environment - current issues: scarcity of hazardous waste disposal facilities; rural to urban migration; natural freshwater resources scarce and polluted in north, inaccessible and poor quality in center and extreme southeast; raw sewage and industrial effluents polluting rivers in urban areas; deforestation; widespread erosion; desertification; deteriorating agricultural lands; serious air and water pollution in the national capital and urban centers along US-Mexico border; land subsidence in Valley of Mexico caused by groundwater depletion
note: the government considers the lack of clean water and deforestation national security issues

Natural Resources:gas,petroleum,peat,copper,lead,dolomite,barite,limestone,gypsum,silver,and zink
petroleum,silver,copper,gold,lead,zinc,natural gas,timber.

Fun Facts:Ireland patron saint,Patrick, came to Ireland as a slave from Britain after being captured by Irish raiders. Ireland was fully Catholic in the 6th century.Mexico's national anthem was copyrighted to a U.S. company from 1853 until 1909.Ireland has 62 McDonald restaurants.