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Lough Derg Boating

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A: Aerial Panorama of Flooding at the University of Limerick November 2009

von AerialPhoto.ie, 23.3 entfernt

An aerial panorama showing the impact of flooding on the University of Limerick Campus in November 2009

Aerial Panorama of Flooding at the University of Limerick November 2009

B: University of Limerick

von Gearoid Casey, 24.2 entfernt

The University of Limerick is a rapidly growing, modern university. It takes great pride in attractin...

University of Limerick

C: Courtyard

von Gearoid Casey, 24.8 entfernt

Bru Na Gruadan Courtyard Student Village serving students at the University of Limerick (UL Students)...

Courtyard

D: 19th Century Irish Village

von Rubens Cardia, 32.0 entfernt

This is a typical Irish village from 19th century, all buildings are relocated and restorated and dec...

19th Century Irish Village

E: The Old Pub - Ireland

von Rubens Cardia, 32.0 entfernt

A restored old Irish Pub at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in Ireland is an authentic pub from the 18t...

The Old Pub - Ireland

F: Bunratty School House

von Rubens Cardia, 32.0 entfernt

The old School House at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is a recreation and restauration of a tradition...

Bunratty School House

G: Traditional Loop Head Cottage

von Rubens Cardia, 32.0 entfernt

The traditional Loop Head Cottage is a recreation of traditional house of Loop Head Region of northsi...

Traditional Loop Head Cottage

H: Traditional Shannon Farm

von Rubens Cardia, 32.1 entfernt

The traditional Shannon Farm is a typicall house of River Shannon region, in Ireland, from the midle ...

Traditional Shannon Farm

I: Bunratty Castle

von Rubens Cardia, 32.1 entfernt

The Bunratty Castle is a large medieval tower house in Count Clare, Ireland. The castle had your cons...

Bunratty Castle

J: Bunratty Castle, Ireland

von Guillem Alemany, 32.1 entfernt

Fantastic castle perfectly restored where all the rooms are set with real furniture, it gives visitor...

Bunratty Castle, Ireland

Das Panorama wurde in Ireland, Europe aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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