Traveller information

Essential Information

Currency
Euro
Language
English & Irish
Plugs
Three-prong outlet
Electricty
230v/50Hz

Weather in Dublin

Average temperature in Dublin per season.

Spring
5°C/41°F
Summer
14°C/57°F
Autumn
11°C/52°F
Winter
8°C/46°F
View RTE’s weather website

National holidays

Popular national holiday
St. Patrick’s Day, 17th Mar

St. Patrick’s Day Festival website

Next national holiday
Other public holidays

View all holidays


Tourist information centres

To make the most of your holiday in Ireland, be sure to visit one of Fáilte Ireland's tourist information centres for free and independent advice, maps and literature to enhance your holiday experience


Emergency Numbers

1890 365 700
Irish Tourist Assistance Service.
00 353 (1) 666 8000
Store St. Garda (Police) Station, Dublin City Centre.
999 or 112
Emergency Garda (Police) assistance, Ambulance, Fire Brigade.

Visa Information

  • EU Citizen / European Economic Area

    You don't need a visa if you are a EU citizen or from a country in the European Economic Area (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein)

  • Short Stay 'C' Visa

    Citizens of visa-required countries can apply for a short stay visa for visits up to 90 days.

  • Short Stay Visa Waiver Programme

    Allows nationals of certain countries, who have entered the UK on a UK short stay visa, to travel to Ireland without the requirement to obtain an Irish visa.


Accessibility in Dublin

Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus has one wheelchair space that fits standard wheelchairs of up to 70cm wide and 120cm long.

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Bus Éireann

Bus Éireann include a number of buses with entrance ramps and designated wheelchair spaces. Almost 70% of its passenger fleet is accessible. Advance booking is required on inter-city routes.