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General Information

The official languages of Ireland are Irish, English.

The national currency of Ireland is Euro (€) (EUR).

1 EUR equals  .
equals  EUR.

Location

Ireland

The distance from to Ireland is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Ireland. Exercise normal precautions in Ireland. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Ireland is 46. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 or 999 to call the police in Ireland.

LGBT

Ireland has a score of 8 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Ireland ranks #17 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Ireland.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Ireland should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Ireland to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Ireland differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Ireland, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type G
Weather

The temperature difference between Ireland and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Ireland. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Mixed precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sun December 15 30–41°F  /  -1–5°C 90% 70%
Mon December 16 32–39°F  /  -0–4°C 91% 41%
Tue December 17 31–39°F  /  -0–4°C 94% 30%
Wed December 18 33–47°F  /  0–9°C 95% 94%
Thu December 19 41–48°F  /  5–9°C 97% 89%
Fri December 20 41–47°F  /  5–8°C 97% 65%
Sat December 21 38–47°F  /  4–8°C 98% 81%
Sun December 22 43–49°F  /  6–10°C 94% 94%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 08:39 am and sets at 04:17 pm. This equates to 7.6 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Ireland, it is in . When the sun sets in Ireland, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Ireland is 3.80 EUR. Every kilometer costs an additional 1.00 EUR. Every hour of waiting time costs 23.40 EUR.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Ireland.

The minimum driving age is 17.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 EUR in Ireland.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 7.34 EUR.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Ireland is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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