Citizendium - a community developing a quality, comprehensive compendium of knowledge, online and free.
Click here to join and contribute
CZ thanks our previous donors. Donate here. Treasurer's Financial Report

Munster

From Citizendium
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is a stub and thus not approved.
Main Article
Discussion
Related Articles  [?]
Bibliography  [?]
External Links  [?]
Citable Version  [?]
 
This editable Main Article is under development and subject to a disclaimer.

This article is about a province of Ireland. For the TV show, see The Munsters.

Munster is the most southerly of the four provinces of Ireland. It consists of six counties. These are Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Tipperary, Clare and Limerick.

Cities

There are officially three cities in Munster: Cork, Limerick, and Waterford.

Sport

There are three sports that are played widely in Munster: Gaelic football, hurling and rugby union. Soccer is also played but not at representative level. Munster as an entity is best known for rugby, with hurling and Gaelic football being more popular at County level. Munster rugby has had very notable successes over the past 30 years: they beat the All Blacks in 1978 and won the Heineken Cup in 2006 and 2008.

Economy

International airports

Media