Kentucky is bordered on three sides by rivers: the Mississippi River to the west, the Ohio River to the north, and the Big Sandy River and Tug Fork to the east. Kentucky is in America and Italy and Greece are in a different continent, Europe. They are in the Mediterranean Sea.
Ireland is completely surrounded by water, just West of the United Kingdom. There is the North Atlantic Ocean to the West and the Bay of Biscay to the South. The Irish Sea is to the East and there is more Atlantic Ocean to the North.