Global Economic Trends Ireland

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Tallinn University of Technology
Tallinn School of Economics and Business Administration

Global Economic Trends
Individual Work:
“Ireland”

Professor: Ricardo Vicente
Student: Roksolana Sliusar

Tallinn 2014

Content
Introduction
1. General information about Ireland
2. Globalization in Ireland
2.1 General globalization information
2.2 Ireland Political Globalization
2.3 Ireland Social globalization
2.4 Ireland Economic Globalization
Conclusion

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Introduction
When I was thinking about that I would like to write in individual work I checked a lot of information about different regions. But then Ireland attracted my attention. I found this country interesting because Ireland to mid-80s tried unsuccessfully to find ways to accelerate
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The island est.) was Christianized from the 5th century National Holiday: Saint Patrick 's Day, March 17 onward. Following the Norman invasion in the
12th century, England claimed sovereignty over Ireland. However, English rule did not extend over the whole island until the 16th–17th century Tudor conquest. This led to colonisation of Ireland by settlers from Britain. In the 1690s, a system of Protestant English rule was designed to materially disadvantage the Catholic majority and Protestant dissenters, and was extended during the 18th century. In 1801, Ireland became a part of the United Kingdom. A war of independence in the early
20th century was followed by the partition of the island, creating the Irish Free State, which became increasingly sovereign over the following decades, and Northern Ireland which remained a part of the United Kingdom. Northern Ireland saw much civil unrest from the late 1960s until the 1990s. This subsided following a political agreement in 1998. In 1973, both parts of
Ireland joined the European Economic Community [4].
Census 2011 results show that Ireland’s population has continued to grow strongly since Census 2006, increasing by
348,404 persons to 4,588,252 persons. This represents an increase of 8.2 per cent over the 5 year intercensal period, an annual average increase of 1.6 per cent. The previous annual average increase between Census 2002
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