Divided politically in two states, Ireland is an island located in northwestern Europe. Twentieth-largest island on Earth it is separated of Great Britain by the Irish Sea. The island’s geography comprises relatively low-lying mountains surrounding a central plain, with several navigable rivers extending inland.
There are three World Heritage Sites on the island: the Brú na Boinne, Skellig Michael and the Giant’s Causeway. Some of the most visited sites in Ireland include Bunratty Castle, the Rock of Cashel, the Cliffs of Moher, Holy Cross Abbey and Blarney Castle or important monastic sites include Glendalough and Clonmacnoise. The capital city of Ireland is Dublin.
Designed around 1958, this TWA poster displays a Celtic cross and folksy cottage scene.