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From packing for a trip, taking typical Irish weather into account and which airport to use is all covered in this section. Advice on cell/mobile phones use of electricity is also provided. Renting a car, road regulations, road signage, and public transport is also covered as is Medical Advice regarding medication and Emergency Contact Numbers.

A selection of some common prescription medicines

Traveller Health – Bringing Medication into Ireland

If you're planning a trip to Ireland and rely on prescription medication which you need to take regularly, you will need to plan your...
Buses in Dublin

Public Transport in Ireland: Tips and Hints

Public transport in Ireland is cost-effective and efficient, meaning that it often represents the best means of exploring the island. Many travellers prefer the independence...
retiring in ireland

Considerations for Retiring in Ireland

If you are thinking of retiring in Ireland, there is a great deal of information that you will need to take on board before...
Tobernalt Holy Well

10 Key Guidelines for Visiting Sacred Sites

No visit to the Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to some of the country's religious sacred sites. For many tourists, in fact, one...
A pair of Smartphones and a SIM - The Irish Place

Keeping in Touch from Ireland: Mobile Phone/Cell Phone Advice

Whilst in Ireland, you have three options to consider regarding keeping in touch via your mobile phone. You can opt to use your existing cell...
Irish Passport - The Irish Place

Visas for Visiting, Working, Studying or Retiring in Ireland

If you are planning a long holiday to explore all that Ireland has to offer, or are wishing to study, working or retire in...
Guided Tours in Ireland - A typical Irish touring coach - The Irish Place

Travel by Coach: Guided Tours in Ireland

It isn't possible to exaggerate the diversity of the Republic of Ireland. Dublin, one of Europe's most popular vacation destinations, is a bustling multicultural...
Dublin or Shannon Airport - The Irish Place

Dublin vs. Shannon – Which Irish Airport to Choose

When planning a trip to the beautiful country of Ireland, travel tips always come in useful because which airport to use is not always...
Car Hire Desks at Dublin Airport - The Irish Place

Car Rental in Ireland

Renting a car Ireland really is the very best way to ensure that you are able to explore the country fully, as by doing...
Typical Irish Weather Scene with Sun and Rain Showers - The Irish Place

Weather in Ireland – Four Seasons in One Day

Influenced by the Gulf Stream, the Weather in Ireland offers everything from gorgeous sunny coastlines to dramatic windswept lush green landscapes. The astonishing variety across...