Ireland

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Area: 70 273 km²
Capital: Dublin
Population: 6,399,152 inhabitants (2011)

By Andrew Parnell – Trim Castle, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1589876

Travel advice
Availability: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
May, June and September are the best months to travel to Ireland. This will avoid the months with the highest rainfall.

By Eckhard Pecher, CC BY 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3498209

Language
Irish and English are both official languages ​​in Ireland.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit Ireland you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
In Ireland, paid with the euro (EUR).

Traffic and route
In Ireland, you must drive on the left side of the road.

Electricity
In Ireland, a plug adapter is required.

By Jerzy Strzelecki – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15821956

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Ireland can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Ireland available at Abyznewslinks .

Internet
Websites ending in .ie from Ireland.
Official websites of Ireland: gov.ie and discoverireland.com .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Ireland.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Ireland.

Holidays
The national holiday of Ireland falls on March 17th (St. Patrick’s Day).
All other holidays in Ireland can be found at Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Ireland can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Ireland can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.