Ireland is the third largest island in Europe and the twentieth largest island in the world. It lies to the northwest of the continental Europe to the east of Great Britain. The population of Ireland is about 6,197,100 in a land area of 32,595.1 square miles. There native language is english. One thing of advice don't call the people of ireland englishman they don't like it. The native sports are Rugby football and golf. In Ireland you can visit the Skellig Micheal County Kerry.