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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 ...

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