1. Entry requirements or, for non-UK citizens, the Visa Info Tool on our apps dashboard
  2. Health
  3. Money
  4. Tourist Info Fact Box (bottom of page)

Summary

Travelchimps aims to provide ALL the information you need (see our Travel Dashboard). This page uses data from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The usual caveat: we cannot guarantee import of this information was error free and therefore the accuracy of this page. Always use a number of sources to check important information

Advice current as at 4:00 am 19 May 2019.

In addition to this travel advice, view the latest updates for UK nationals travelling to and living in Europe.

Terrorist attacks in the Republic of Ireland can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

You should carry an acceptable form of photo-identification to travel between the UK and Ireland. See Entry requirements

Around 3 million British nationals visit Ireland each year. Most visits are trouble free.

If you’re living in or moving to Ireland, visit our Living in Ireland guide in addition to this travel advice.

If you’re travelling to Ireland to do business or provide services, see further guidance on providing services in Ireland after EU Exit.

New drink driving limits were introduced in 2011. See Road travel

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Ireland
Currency: Euro (EUR)
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Dialling Code: 353
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists: 7,630,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
English (official language) 94%
Irish (official language) 11%


Capital City(s):
Dublin
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Telephone Area Code: 1
Population: 1,273,069 (in 2011)
Latitude: 53.3428 Longitude: -6.2661



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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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