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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.

Irish Celtic Baby Names 2018 - The Irish Place

Most Popular Irish Baby Names 2018

With the release of the most popular Irish baby names for 2018 from Ireland's Central Statistics Office, Jack and Emily are yet again the...
Most Popular Irish Baby Names 2019 - The Irish Place

Most Popular Irish Baby Names 2019

Ireland's Central Statistics Office has released the most popular baby names in Ireland for 2019 and Jack and Emily are yet again the most...
Guidines for Visiting Ancient Sites Ireland - The Irish Place

Visiting Guidelines for Ireland’s Ancient Monuments and Ruins

Of the millions of tourists who visit Ireland annually, many will stick to the tried-and-tested popular sites and attractions. Tour operators and travel agents make...
A Lady Angler

Inland Fisheries Ireland invites women to ‘Try Fishing’

Inland Fisheries Ireland will be running a number of events as part of their 'Try Fishing' pilot programme to give women the opportunity and encourage...
Irish roads and driving in Ireland - The Irish Place

Driving in Ireland Tips and Essential Knowledge

We have written this comprehensive guide - 'Driving in Ireland Tips and Essential Knowledge' for foreign tourists, particularly those from the US that plan...
A selection of some common prescription medication

Traveller Health – Bringing Medication into Ireland

If you're planning a trip to Ireland and rely on prescription medication that you need to take regularly, then it goes without saying that...
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...