Business Travel in Ireland
- Passport and Visa Service
Department of Foreign Affairs, VISA
- Diplomatic Representations
Department of Foreign Affairs
Organizing Your Trip
Means of Transport Recommended in Town
- Ireland has an extensive road, rail, bus and air infrastructure. But no subway.
Click here to get the details of the Dublin Transportation Office.
- Maps of Urban Networks
Maps of Dublin and area
Transportation From Airport to City Centre:
|Dublin (DUB)||10 km / 6 miles||EUR 20-25 / 20-45 min||EUR 7 / 25 min||-||Available|
|Cork (ORK)||8 km / 5 miles||EUR 12-15 EUR||EUR 3.90 / 20-30 min||-||Available|
Means of Transport Recommended in the Rest of the Country
- The Irish railway network is quite old. Schedules are not always respected. Travellers often have difficulties for booking tickets.
- Rail Companies
Larnród Éireann, reservation, schedule.
NIR (Northern Ireland Railways)
|Name||Type||Domestic Flights||International Flights|
|Aer Arann||low cost||yes||Yes|
You Can Consult the List of Airlines Banned Within the EU. Look Also at the rating of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Traveling By Yourself
- The road network links all parts of Ireland. Be careful of the narrow country roads where the bends in the road are often very sharp and windy. The road network is extensive but the quality of road surfacing is often poor. Upgrading is in progress.
Freeways/Motorways = Blue
National Primary & Secondary routes = Green
Regional and local routes = White
- Road Maps
- Find an Itinerary
Different Forms of Tourism
Blarney Stone -
Brownshill Dolmen -
Bunratty Castle -
Delvin Castle -
Dublin Castle -
Rock of Cashel.
For all tourism spots click here.
Several sites are protected by the Unesco World Heritage.
Many festivals and cultural events also take place.
- Ireland is wellknown for its wildlide and its National Parks.
- Ireland is a jewels of megalitic monuments. A lot of sacred sites let enter the celtic legend.
- Lisdoonvarna is a spa town in north County Clare.
- As an island, Ireland is surrounded by beaches . Click here to get more information.
- Winter Sports
- Skiing, snowboarding, surfing, canoeing, walking...
- Outdoor Activities
- Walking, hiking, cycling... For further information, see the Island Ireland website.
- Special purchases include hand-woven tweed, hand-crocheted woollens and cottons, sheepskin goods, gold and silver jewellery, Aran knitwear, linen, pottery, Irish crystal and whiskey...
Shopping hours: Mon-Sat 09h00-17h30/18h00.
Many towns have a late night opening on Thursday or Friday until 20h00/21h00.
Sunday: 12h00 - 17h00/18h00 (main shopping centres, larger department stores). Many smaller supermarkets in towns and villages are also open.
|Top Highlights of the Capital City|
|Trinity College Dublin and the Book of Kells|
|The Old Jameson Distillery|
|National Gallery of Ireland|
|St Stephen's Green|
|Top Highlights of the Country|
|Hill of Tara|
|Ring of Kerry|
Health and Safety
- Health Precautions
- No speficic recommendations.
- International Hospitals
- For all usefull resources concerning Health in Ireland, visit the website of the Mater Misericordiae Hospital (Dublin) and its healthlinks.
- For Further Information on Sanitary Conditions
Department of Health and Children
- For Further Information on Safety Conditions
Specific information: US Department of State
|Police emergency, fire, ambulance||112 or 999|
Time Difference and Climate
- Time and Time Difference
- It is %T:%M %A In Dublin (GMT in winter, GMT+1 in summer)
- Summer Time Period
- From March to October.
Map of the Time Zone
Average Annual Temperatures and Rainfall
- Food Specialties
- Barmbrack (a currant loaf), boxty (potato pancakes), scones.
Dublin Bay prawns, seafood, smoked salmon, trout...
Oysters (served with Guinness and wholemeal bread).
Irish stew ( mutton, lamb or juicy beef, served with potatoes, stock, onions, carrots and garlic).
Crubeens (pigs’ trotters).
Colcannon (a mixture of potatoes and cabbage cooked together).
Soufflé made with carrageen (a variety of seaweed).
- Guinness, Kilkenny, whiskey, stout, tea...
- Dietary Restrictions
- There are no specific restrictions.
- Domestic Currency
- ISO Code
- To Obtain Domestic Currency
- Currency exchange: available in banks, airports and in bureaux de change. ATMs are widely available, catering for Cirrus and Maestro symbols.
- Possible Means of Payment
- Credit / Debit Cards and ATMs: American Express, MasterCard and Visa are all widely accepted.
Travelers Cheque Advice: Accepted throughout Ireland. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travelers are advised to take traveler’s cheques in Euros, Pounds Sterling or US Dollars.
- Official Language
- Irish (Gaelic), spoken as a first language by about 55,000 people (mostly in the west).
- Other Languages Spoken
- English. Official documents are printed in both languages.
- Business Language
- Getting Some Knowledge
- Click here for some useful phrases in Gaelic.
- Free Translation Tools
Google : Translation
Reverso : Translation
Foreignword : Translation
- To Find an Accommodation
Find somewhere to stay - Find Fermanagh
Farms of Ireland
Irish Cottage Holidays Homes
Irish youth hostel association
Irish Tourist Board
- To Find an Apartment
- To Find a Job
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