Ireland is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth. The population of Ireland is approximately 6.4 million. Ireland is the only country in the world which has a musical instrument – the harp – as their national symbol. The oldest known harp in existence is housed in Trinity College, Dublin. It dates back from at least 1300.
Graduates who have studied for a primary, masters or doctorate degree from an Irish third level educational institution are entitled for a maximum twelve month period starting on the day upon which they received their exam results.