Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Ireland
Population (2010, proj.): 4,589,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $47,610
Date of Independence: December 6, 1921 (from the UK)
Date of Last Constitution: December 29, 1937
The Irish constitution guarantees freedom of the press, a right respected in practice by the authorities. Though public radio and television dominate broadcast media, the number of private media outlets is ...