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The third-largest island in Europe, located in the northwest of continental Europe.

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How prevalent are midges in Beara Peninsula

I am very interested in travelling to Beara Peninsula and surrounding mountain ranges. My research suggests there may be some midges in the area, will the midge outbreaks be similar in quantity and ...
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Covid Test Requirement for Dubai Transit From Ireland to Indonesia

I have a question here. I have an Emirates flight from Dublin to Jakarta that have 3 hrs and 25 min transit in Dubai. Indonesia have abolish PCR Test Requirement for fully vaccinated people, and ...
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Problem with UK immigration when leaving via land border with Ireland?

I am flying from USA to London England, then to Belfast Northern Ireland. My flight back to USA departs from Dublin, so to catch my flight I will cross the land border between Northern Ireland (UK) ...
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Short-stay Visa Waiver Programme

I am an Indian citizen residing in the Netherlands with residence permit long-term resident EU. As per the link here: https://www.irishimmigration.ie/preclearance-and-entry-visas-fees/#SSVWP ...
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Irish 5 year visa ban now want to apply UK spouse visa

My wife got 5 years Irish visa ban cause of deception and not declaring previous UK visa refusal. It was visa agent who made mistake and didn't mention previous visa refusal but we send a email to ...
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Why is the bathroom's light switch outside the room in some countries?

I'm in Ireland and I noticed the bathroom's light switch is located outside the room. I heard that is common here and in other European countries. Why is that?
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Are there penalties in Ireland for not following self-quarantine rules?

My friend from the UK flew to Dublin two month ago to stay with some relatives and hasn't quarantined a day since he's been here. A few weeks ago, he was visited by Garda detectives who took down his ...
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Can I travel with codeine cough syrup past airport security?

I have a chronic bad cough (not COVID-19 though) and I take an over-the-counter codeine based medication. My issue isn't with whether it's allowed as I'm planning on drinking it before I travel to the ...
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Do I need a visa to travel to Ireland if I have a residence permit issued by another EU state?

I am a citizen of Uzbekistan and I have a residence permit issued by Hungary. Do I need a visa to travel to Ireland? Update: Ireland is in EU like Cyprus. Recently I have travelled to Cyprus without ...
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Do I need to quarantine If I'm travelling to Scotland from Ireland?

I would like to travel to Edinburgh from Dublin for a weekend holiday at the end of this month or the start of January. I have already gotten the COVID-19 vaccination and have the proof in a .pdf ...
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Dundalk Ireland to Newry Northern Ireland with Bus Eireann, is a COVID test required for an unvaccinated person?

When travelling from Dundalk Ireland to Newry Northern Ireland with Bus Eireann, is a COVID test required for an unvaccinated person?
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Amsterdam to Dublin with Ryanair for unvaccinated

My friend, who is from Bulgaria, is planning to go to Dublin from Amsterdam. He is not vaccinated, so what are the rules for him?
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Can Bulgarian citizen travel to Ireland with only their national ID card?

Can a Bulgarian citizen travel without passport, meaning only with their national ID card to Ireland? Direct flight from Netherlands (Amsterdam) to Dublin, Ireland.
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Non-EU citizen, UK ILR, and Irish visa

I've got a non-EU passport and UK Indefinite Leave to Remain and I permanently reside in the UK. My country is on the list of the Irish Short-stay Visa Waiver Programme (which I don't understand if it'...
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Passport expires in less than 3 months when travelling from India to Ireland via France

I'm resident in Ireland, my residence permit expires in 2023, however my Indian passport expires in January, 2022. I'm travelling to India soon and was wondering if I'll have any issues flying back to ...
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Layovers in Italy and Ireland, are documents required?

I need to know what if any documents are mandatory when your layovers are in Italy and Ireland as a US citizen, but you won't be leaving the airport. My husband has a flight from Morocco to the US, ...
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Is the BIVS scheme for Indian Nationals valid in COVID times?

Is the BIVS scheme for Indian Nationals valid in COVID times? Can someone with a BIVS approved UK visa travel to Dublin?
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Can I fly from Spain to UK with an Irish certificate of citizenship and a Bolivian passport?

My son will have an Irish Certificate of Citizenship within the next few weeks, hopefully. We're hoping to go to Northern Ireland at the end of the year, and it seems unlikely we'll have time to get ...
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Denied boarding by Ryan Air even though my passport is visa-free to the destination

In the check in counter at Ciampino airport in Rome, I was denied boarding, as the Ryanair staff kept asking me to show an Irish visa. But, Malaysian passport holders actually do not need a visa to go ...
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Travelling from England to Northern Ireland via Ireland

Our trip to Northern Ireland got cancelled last year due to lockdowns but we have a credit for the ferry crossing that I'm tentatively looking at rebooking. Our journey plan is this: Leave home in ...
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Would I have to declare an arrest record when applying for an ESTA visa?

So a few years back, I was arrested by Irish police for prescription forgery. They let me go with a warning (adult caution) and that was it. I was under the impression that it was just a 'slap on the ...
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What is the drinking age on American operated airlines to Canada?

I live in Ireland and was hoping to go with my friend to Los Angeles in December of this year and it seems that the American carriers (United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta) are cheaper than ...
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Greece Residence / SA Passport / Rep Ireland Visitation

I have a residence status from Greece but have a South African Passport. May I go to Rep Of Ireland without my spouse?
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US travel restrictions on arrivals - does this apply to stopovers?

I see that there is a Presidential Proclamation that restricts aliens from entering the United States if they have been physically present in Ireland (along with some other countries) any time over ...
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Flying from London to Copenhagen?

I need to travel from London to Copenhagen for a job interview. It is likely that they will hire me, so it's not just for the interview, I would fly and remain there indefinitely. Since the UK banned ...
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Interesting CTA Immigration Question [duplicate]

I do wonder, due to the peculiarities of the Common Travel Area between Ireland and the UK, if the following hypothetical scenario is possible: A non-EU citizen flies Boston-Dublin-London with ...
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Is the BIVS still in effect during COVID times?

In the course of the Covid pandemic the Irish Short Stay Visa Waiver Programme has been suspended for an effectively indefinite amount of time. While pages on the SSVWP show a warning that it is on ...
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Do movement restrictions end if country of origin gets added to green list?

If at the time of my arrival in Ireland, the Green List does not contain the country I started my travels from and I start to restrict my movements, but before my 14 days restriction are over my ...
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Is it legal to enter the UK through the common travel area following a refusal of entry at a uk airport? [closed]

I read in a fairly impressive and thorough TSE answer that it was but was then told by my solicitor today that that is rubbish.
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Where to stay under movement restrictions in Ireland?

As someone from a country not on the Green List I'd be required to restrict my movements for 14 days after entering Ireland. All sources seem to assume one would stay with relatives or friends, yet I ...
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Concerns About Traveling to Ireland After Unpaid Hospital Bill

Back in 2017 I visited Ireland and utilized the emergency room for a minor medical issue over at St. Vincents in Dublin. Upon leaving I was told that I was "all set" and no bill was incured. ...
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Travel between UK and Ireland using Non-European airlines

When travelling between UK and Ireland, passports are mandatory for non-UK/non-Irish Citizens, and on arriving into Rep. Ireland, everyone must go through Passport Control. Is it because you are ...
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Luggage retrieval at London Heathrow

Our cousin was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and has ILR in the UK. She is a dual citizen of the US and the Irish Republic. Next week, she’s ticketed to fly San Francisco > Dallas > London ...
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Irish travel document

I hold a "1951 Convention travel document" from Ireland as a person with refugee status. Am I allowed to visit the Netherlands, Spain, France and Italy? Which countries are visa free for me?
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Do I need a visa for Dublin [closed]

I am travelling from Mauritius to UK for a few days then to Dublin for 3 days. Do I require a visa for Dublin
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Would it be hard for a woman to pass Ireland immigration who is travelling alone from HK [closed]

My boyfriend is a UK citizen. He is now living in Belfast temporarily. I want to meet up with him in Dublin travelling from HK (Visa Free) (connecting flight in Amsterdam). I will have a return ticket ...
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Traveling outside of the UK while on a short term study stamp?

I am a Canadian citizen. I am in the UK on a short term study visa, with the status conferred by an entry stamp. I want to visit Dublin for a few days and come back to London to continue my studies. ...
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What time of year is the cheapest to travel to Canada from Europe?

I live in Ireland and I want to visit some relatives in Canada. Some of them live in Kelowna, BC and some in Langley, BC. Which time of year is the cheapest and which is the most expensive? Also, ...
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Visiting UK and Ireland with a single visa

I have to travel to both Dublin, Ireland and London, UK on short 2 day duration trips. Since both require visa for my country to enter, I started the Irish visa process and paid the fees. I later ...
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How far in advance can I apply for Irish Visa

I'm planning a trip to Ireland in October. How far in advance can I apply for a visa? The official web site says Prepare your application 3 months before you travel. But does it mean I can do it ...
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Do I have to declare a UK "spent traffic conviction" from 2007 in an Ireland tourist visa application?

I was convicted of traffic offence in the UK in 2007 when I was a student there (Indian national). It was driving without full license and insurance. The punishment was some fine and 6 points on the ...
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Can I travel to UK as a cabin crew after being refused entry to Ireland?

I was in Ireland from 2014-2016 with a student visa. But I was refused entry to Ireland at the immigration after traveling. The reason was that my attendance was lower than 80%, and I didn't have ...
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Indian citizen traveling to Dublin Ireland - Visa question

I have a UK short term standard visitor visa issued in USA (I am an Indian national) and I'm traveling to Dublin Ireland via London (and I don't have a Ireland visa). Will I be allowed to board the ...
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Will my ireland visa from india get rejected since the travel date is passed already?

I have submitted my visa application to irish embassy in delhi on 17 oct 2019. And I mentioned date I will be travelling on 4th November and also provided the itinary accordingly. Travel date has ...
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Living in the Republic of Ireland on British Passport, want to travel to England for weekend with South African passport holding family

I have a British passport and my husband and son have South African passports, we currently live in the Republic of Ireland (ROI), and want to travel to England for the weekend to visit my sister. ...
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Ireland Egypt visa appointment missing documents after appointment

After my appointment and a 4 hour drive back and I hold a critical permit and my first time to Dublin I had forgot about a UK refusal 5 years ago. Is there any way I could retrieve the reason as an ...
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Can I travel to European countries with the Irish passport and without destination Visa?

I know that Ireland is in the European Union but not in the Schengen Area. My question is when I get my Irish passport, can I travel to countries in Europe (or most of them that are in Schengen Area) ...
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Do I need a meningitis-C vaccination for Ireland?

I am due to fly from Delhi to Dublin, Ireland on the 14th of September 2019, with a layover in Istanbul. Do I need Meningitis-C Vaccination?
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How will Ireland and Irish passports be affected by Brexit [closed]

How Will Ireland and associated Irish passport be affected by Brexit?
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Dublin to Belfast by bus. Where do I get my passport stamped [duplicate]

I'm an American, traveling from Dublin to Belfast by bus. Where do I get my passport stamped to prove that I have left Ireland (I will have stayed 90 days here) and to show the beginning date for my ...
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