The Republic of Ireland includes 26 counties, and represents five-sixths of the total area (84,421 square kilometers) of Ireland (the other sixth is Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom and covered in that destination section of the IATC). The capital city is Dublin. The Republic of Ireland consists of a mostly level to rolling interior plain surrounded by rugged hills and low mountains, with sea cliffs on the west coast. The River Shannon separates the midlands from the west. To the northeast is Northern Ireland (U.K.); otherwise the Republic of Ireland is surrounded by water. Students from all over the world come to study in Ireland.
Ireland is a country steeped in tradition and history with a long established reputation for its education excellence. It has a unique and interesting culture which retains many features of its ancient Celtic origins also reflecting the other traditions and trends. Ireland’s landscape is studded with wonderful historical and heritage sites from the largest Stone Age monument in the world to exceptionally luxurious castles. "Universities Ireland" was established by the nine universities to promote co-operation and collaboration among universities in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, and to enhance their reputations internationally. Students from all over the world come to study in Ireland.
Students have a very comfortable and enjoyable time at Ireland universities/colleges, and get much satisfaction from their social and cultural activities as from their studies. Ireland is an English speaking country with a long tradition of providing education for international students dating back many years, It has emerged as a very promising country because of two strengths- the medium of instruction, the cheaper costs and easier way to obtain.
With a reputation for natural beauty and friendliness, Republic of Ireland also has a long tradition of education. The Republic of Ireland covers 26 of the 32 counties and the remaining counties from Northern Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom. Ireland has a strong link to North America and is also part of the European Union. Ireland has one of the youngest populations in the world with the average age of the population being 35.6 years. Ireland has one of the best education systems in the world according to the 2004 IMD World Competitiveness Report. It has close links to industry and is characterized by creativity, flexibility, agility, pragmatism and informality. Education has been a key factor in making Ireland one of the fastest growing economies in the world over the past decade.
At the Bachelor's level, the average cost of engineering education is between €10,000-15,000 per year. Business education costs between €7,000-15,000 per year. Master's level cost between €10,000-15,000 per year.
€ 6,000-8,000 per year