Ireland's economy boomed in despite the coronavirus pandemic, with the country seeing growth off the back of increased pharmaceutical and IT exports. Ireland bucked the trend of global coronavirus-driven downturns, as the eurozone member enjoyed a Gross Domestic Product GDP growth of 3. The country fared better than bigger eurozone economies Germany and France , which plunged into recessions last year as Covid shut down the global economy. Donohoe described the GDP growth as 'remarkable', adding it 'is entirely a result of the growth in exports' that were boosted by the pandemic.
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By Hayley Richardson For Mailonline. Dog owners unable to go to the pub this St Patrick's Day have celebrated by dressing up their beloved pups instead. From shamrock accessories to leprechaun hats and beards, some really went all out to m ark Ireland's national day - canine-style. With the UK still in lockdown to stem the spread of Covid , this year's St Patrick's Day celebrations will be taking place at home for the majority of the population. But while some pooches looked more than happy to get into the spirit, other appeared less than amused by their colourful costumes. An Old English Bulldog looked particularly unimpressed by her vibrant pink tutu, while a Basset Hound dressed in a tartan flat cap gave its owner a distinctly withering look
Happy St PUPPY'S Day! Owners celebrate Ireland's national day by dressing up their pampered pooches
Northern Ireland is one of the four countries of the United Kingdom ,   although it is also described by official sources as a province or a region   , situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland. It was created as a separate legal entity on 3 May , under the Government of Ireland Act In large part unionists, at least in the north-east, supported its creation while nationalists were opposed. From the late 19th century, the majority of people living in Ireland wanted the British government to grant some form of self-rule to Ireland. The Irish Nationalist Party sometimes held the balance of power in the House of Commons in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a position from which it sought to gain Home Rule , which would have given Ireland autonomy in internal affairs, without breaking up the United Kingdom.
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