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18 September 2011; Dublin supporters in the Cusack Stand celebrate a score. Supporters at the GAA Football All-Ireland Championship Finals, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE Photo by: SPORTSFILE

Top ten things you didn't know about Ireland

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18 September 2011; Dublin supporters in the Cusack Stand celebrate a score. Supporters at the GAA Football All-Ireland Championship Finals, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE Photo by: SPORTSFILE

9. Playboy was banned in Ireland until 1995

In 1995 you could get Playboy TV but you couldn't get the magazine, which was banned under the censorship laws.

10. More Guinness is sold in Nigeria than in Ireland

That's right: Ireland is the third largest market for Guinness. Nigeria is at second, and Britain is first.

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