Ethnic Groups:
The republic of Ireland has a total population of 4 459 300 (in 2009 according to Wikipedia) people living on the Isles. The main ethnic group in the Republic of Ireland is the Irish, with ca. 87% out of the total population. Some other ethnic groups in the Republic of Ireland are Anglo-Normans, English, Scottish, French Norse and Welsh. None of these groups make up a big minority group in Ireland, with a total of nearly 13% of the population.