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    Only two members of U2 were born in Ireland

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    Irish model Rosanna Davison made history as the first Miss World to appear naked in the US edition of Playboy and then she watched Charlie Chaplin movies with Hef!

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    Irishman William Brown founded the Argentinean Navy

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    Despite the stereotypes, until around the early 1990s, Ireland had a low per capita consumption of alcohol

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    Dublin's Croke Park, the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association, is the fourth largest stadium in Europe

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    In the summer of 2007, it rained in Ireland for 40 days straight

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