Ireland international travel guide

Landscape view of Ireland

Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช

Ireland is part of Europe with main city at Dublin. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 6.89 ยฐC in Ireland with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 117.89 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Ireland. Internet speed in Ireland is on average 12.8 Mbps. In Ireland you drive on the left side. Its Developed country with a population of 6M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages spoken are Irish and English. Automatic teller machines are very common in Ireland. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developed ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~6.89 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~117.89 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 6M people


๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Do not travel

Measures are in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ireland. See Travel for links to the latest advice. If youโ€™re in Ireland and you wish to leave, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Follow the Australian Embassy's social media accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving Ireland. See Local contacts for links. We advise you: Do not travel to Ireland.

issued date: July 6, 2020


๐ŸŒค๏ธ Temperature

๐ŸŒง Rainfall


๐Ÿ”Œ Sockets

Ireland uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Irish and English


๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Ireland uses the euro (symbol: โ‚ฌ), code EUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

๐Ÿ’ณ Cards

Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Ireland (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in Ireland. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Ireland. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small โ€˜extraโ€™ tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.


๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Ireland is on average 12.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Ireland is high. Many hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about โ‚ฌ9.01, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: 3 (Three), Vodafone or eir. Ireland uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Ireland upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Ireland, dial +, then 353 (the country code for Ireland), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Ireland, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 22 .


๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Road rules

In Ireland you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas, 80-100 km/h (49-62 mph) on undivided highways, 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on motorways and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on expressways. Left turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.05%.

๐Ÿšฆ On the road

Road assistance is available at 0333 2000 999 (RAC), +353 1 649 7460 (AA Ireland) or 1850-227869 (CarTow). For general news on Ireland's traffic use Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII). For news on Irelandโ€™s motorways and tolls use Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII). Most popular petrol stations in Ireland are Tesco, Campus, EMO, Texaco, Esso, Applegreen, Topaz and MaxOil. Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called petrol or Unleaded petrol (95). Petrol costs about โ‚ฌ1.27 per liter.Diesel option is called Diesel.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency



Fire department


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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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