Ireland is part of Europe with capital at Dublin. Official languages are Irish and English. Ireland uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+00:00 with daylight saving time. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.
💱 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.
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.
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 €9.18, 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 .
Ireland uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.
🛣️ 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.