Tourism in the Republic of Ireland is one of the biggest contributors to the economy of the Republic of Ireland , with 9. Ireland's national flag carrier is Aer Lingus, which services Europe, North America and North Africa, but the vast majority of flights originating from continental Europe come from another Irish company, Ryanair , the biggest low cost airline in the world. These airlines, along with others, fly into all three of Ireland's international airports, Shannon Airport , Dublin Airport and Cork Airport. Motorways link Dublin with all the major cities in the country and there are plans to extend the motorway system in the future.
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Arguably the most prolific evidence of this can be found in a corner of County Mayo. In , there were , farms in operation in Ireland, many of which will have been in the same family for generations. Believe it or not, Halloween originated in ancient Ireland and it all began with the pagan celebration of Samhain, which took place every November. The origins of Halloween date back 2, years to the time of the Celts. The Celtic festival of Samhain saw people gather around enormous bonfires which were used to scare off the Puca ghost.
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