Here's some uplifting news for the country today, as Ireland has been ranked as the ninth most generous country in the world.
The results were compiled by the Charity Aid Foundation, who researched generosity levels around the globe.
In their survey, they measured three kinds of generosity – giving money, giving time and
helping a stranger – to capture a universally understood picture of global generosity.
Of 145 countries surveyed, Ireland was the ninth most generous country globally and the third most generous in Europe.
Take a look at the top 10 most generous countries in the world below.
8. Sri Lanka
7. The Netherlands
6. The UK
3. New Zealand
Any surprises in that list? Let us know in the comments.