If you’re moving to London and still trying to figure out what the difference is between England, Great Britain, and the UK, I’m finally following up on my recent post, “Relocation UK: The Lazy Expat’s Way to Understand United Kingdom vs. Great Britain, etc.” Those three names are NOT synonymous with one another. If you want just a quick primer that will literally help you understand at a glance (for you visual learners out there), I recommend checking out that post. Or, uh, you know, I guess you could just look at the Venn Diagram to the right here. Your call. As for today, I’ll be elaborating a bit more on how these boundaries and groupings have come about. It wasn’t just for the sole purpose of confusing us expats. 😉
Let’s start with Ireland.