Ireland is part of Europe with main city at Dublin. It's usually 🌤️ 12.66 °C in Ireland with a rainfall of 🌧 100.31 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.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~12.66 °C 🌧 ~100.31 mm 👨👩👦👦 6M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
You must show a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken within 72 hours prior to your arrival in Ireland. Some exemptions exist, including for travellers from Northern Ireland, children under six and transit passengers. Arrivals from “high risk” countries (including transit through “high risk” countries) and people arriving in Ireland without a negative PCR test must complete a 14-day mandatory quarantine in a hotel. All other arrivals need to quarantine at home. However this may be lifted on receipt of a negative/not detected result of a second PCR test taken no less than five days after arrival. Before travelling to Ireland, you must reserve and pay for a place in mandatory hotel quarantine. Non-compliance with COVID-19 restrictions may result in prosecution and penalties including fines and imprisonment. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Ireland due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.
Ireland uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.
The languages that are typically spoken are Irish and English
💱 Currencies Used
Ireland uses the euro (symbol: €), 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.
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.
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 — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
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 ‘extra’ tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.
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.
You can buy a SIM card for about €9.01, 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.
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 .
🛣️ 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%.
🚦 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 Ireland’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 €1.27 per liter.Diesel option is called Diesel.
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