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IRELAND - ÉIRE

National symbols

National arms of Ireland

The National arms of Ireland
National flag of Ireland

The National flag of Ireland

Administrative division

Ireland is divided into twenty-nine county councils and five city councils. The five cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, and Waterford are administered separately by their own city councils. The counties are further divided into five borough councils and seventy-five town councils. The five boroughs of Kilkenny, Sligo, Drogheda, Clonmel, and Wexford have a certain level of autonomy within their counties, but have no additional responsibilities. While Kilkenny is a borough, it has retained the legal right to be referred to as a city

All counties as well as several cities and smaller towns use arms.

Irish heraldry

The arms of the four historical counties:

Arms of Ireland

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