Useful Information for visitors to Ireland

When to Visit Ireland

When choosing the best time to visit Ireland you need to take account of the weather, but since nobody comes here for sunshine the more important things to consider and …

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Choosing a Tour Operator

Picking the right tour company to organise your trip to Ireland is the first major decision you take when planning your vacation - and possibly the most important. This isn't an …

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Packing for Ireland

It's tempting to bring nothing but waterproof gear when packing for a trip to Ireland, but the sun does shine sometimes - honestly! We've some useful tips here, whether you are …

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How to Behave in Ireland!

People in Ireland are generally pretty laid back and casual but it is useful for visitors to know how a little about to behave in social situations. There is info here …

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How to Beat the Weather in Ireland!

Irish weather is notoriously changeable, but if you are prepared will not prevent you from having a good time. Keep our simple tips in mind and there is much less …

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Banks & Banking in Ireland

We've info here on bank opening hours in Ireland, where to exchange currency, using ATMs and other useful banking information for planning travel in Ireland. Most large international banks have branches …

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Electricity in Ireland

The electricity supply in Ireland may require visitors to use plug adapters, power converters or power transformers to cope with both different voltage and different wall sockets. Which do you need? …

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Staying Safe in Ireland

While Ireland is a safe country to visit and most tourists have no problems, it isn't crime free and there are always those on the lookout for the unwary. Taking a …

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Driving Safely in Ireland

Driving on the left may seem like the major obstacle to overcome in Ireland, but there are other hazards you need to be alert to also. Knowing some local terminology and …

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Gay Friendly Ireland

Although homosexuality was not decriminalised in Ireland until 1993, things have changed rapidly since and there is an active and lively gay scene in most cities and some larger towns. Outside …

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Emergency Contacts for Visitors to Ireland

When something goes wrong in a foreign country, it's easy to panic. Don't. Hopefully you'll have a trouble free stay in Ireland, but if the worst happens it is comforting to …

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Free Tour Brochures

Brochures from a wide range of tour operators including those offering special interest tours, castle tours or walking and cycling tours which you can have sent to you free. …

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