The heart of Ireland lies within the sweeping landscapes and the warm and welcoming people. Get out of the cities and into the countryside where you can really get to know this incredible country.
Drinking water: Safe to drink from the tap
Plugs: Type C and F (See photo below)
Must have a negative PCR within 72 hours prior to arrival if you’re not fully vaccinated or have an official recovery certificate. Every arriving passenger must complete a Passenger Locator Form.
**Make sure to triple check entry requirements well before departure as protocols are constantly changing**
Official currency: € Euro
Budget: Western Europe prices. Backpackers should budget for €40 – €50 per day and mid range will be closer to €100. Save money by eating cheaply and taking public transit when you can.
Credit cards: Common
Schengen state. 62 countries can enter for 90 days within 180 visa free.
**Always check with your government for the most up to date information on visa requirements.**
**Assuming you are current on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations specific to your home country**
Exercise Normal Precautions
**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**
Official Languages: English and Irish (Gaelic)
Thank-you: Go raibh maith agat (Guh row mah agut)
Two beers please: Dhá bheoir, le do thoil (Gaw vyore leh duh hull)
When to go
Shoulder season of May and October are considered to be the best months because the weather is nice and the crowds and prices are not at those of peak season.
The weather is the warmest May – August but June, July and August will be more expensive and bring more tourists. Winter has short days and is generally wet and cold.
Hire local guides
Eat, stay and shop local
Always be environmentally conscious