Ireland Fact Sheet

Ireland Country Profile

This fact sheet is for Canadian nationals only. Please note if you are not a Canadian passport holder you will need to check with your relevant Country Embassy.

Travel AdviceTravel advice and advisories for Ireland
Canadian Embassy in IrelandEmbassies and consulates | Ireland (travel.gc.ca)
Irish Embassy in CanadaCanada - Department of Foreign Affairs (dfa.ie)
Entry Requirementsgov.ie - Current rules for travelling to Ireland (www.gov.ie)
Visa InformationVisas for Ireland - Department of Foreign Affairs (dfa.ie)
Currency ConversionLive Exchange Rate: Canadian Dollar to Euro
Cultural InsightsHofstede Country Comparison -- Ireland
InsuranceHealth Insurance | ICOS (internationalstudents.ie)
Health InformationHome - Institute of Public Health
Solo Female TravelIreland Solo Female Travel Safety Tips and Advice (solofemaletravelers.club)
Gay Travel Indexgaytravelindex.pdf (gayguide.travel)

Emergency Numbers:

Ambulance112
Fire112
Police112

Country Facts:

Capital cityDublin
LanguageEnglish (official), Irish (official) also spoken by approximately 38.7%
CurrencyEuros
Phone Code+353
Internet Code.ie
Time ZoneUTC
Drives onLeft
Plug TypesType G
Drinking WaterSafe to drink
Dominant ReligionRoman Catholic 78.3%, Church of Ireland 2/7%, other Christian 1.6%, Orthodox 1.3%, Muslim 1.3%, other 2.4%, unspecified 2.6%
Significant Dates

March 17 – St Patrick's Day (Patron Saint of Ireland)