Questions tagged [ireland]

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

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Car rental in Ireland for under-25 driver

I am going to Dublin in a month and would like to rent a car there in order to be able to make a little road trip around Ireland. I am 24 years old and my friend is 23. I have seen here Renting a car ...
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What are the different public transport options from Dublin airport to the city centre?

Please mention the exact place in the city centre for each option. And fare, if you remember please. Please mention the maximum amount of luggage appropriate for each option. I'm carrying two large ...
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How can I receive a visa for a short trip to Ireland, as a resident of Germany?

I have been living in Germany for almost 3 years now and would like to visit Dublin in October. I am a student and have the resident permit for Germany. I have read a post that since my intention of ...
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EU spouse traveling to Ireland, having Swedish residency and Russian passport

If Russian citizen, has a EU spouse (traveling together) and Swedish permanent residency. Does he/she still required a visa to Ireland? Family member of EU national: If you are a non-EEA national ...
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Irish Visa or UK Visa or both?

My husband and I are traveling to the UK for a wedding and then want to travel to Ireland to visit. I read up on BIVS and it looks like if I have a UK visa, I can travel to Ireland for a short stay. ...
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Where do you get a travel adaptor in Ireland?

You arrive in Ireland and realise, oh no, you forgot to pack your travel adaptor. Unfortunately you are going to need one while you're here. That is the situation I'm in. Where can I get a new one ...
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Can I travel to Ireland for a holiday on a business visa?

I have a valid multiple entry short term stay (C) visa for Ireland. The "remarks" section on the visa states (among other things) "business". Can I use this visa to travel to Ireland for a short ...
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How much electronics can I bring duty-free on a plane to Ireland from outside the EU?

I'm travelling to Dublin, Republic of Ireland from Malaysia very soon for postgraduate studies. I have this Asus MG279Q gaming monitor that I would like to bring along. Are there any charges if I were ...
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Entry stamp of Ireland - is “until” date inclusive?

I entered Ireland on June 4. When passing through passport control I told the immigration officer that I will leave Ireland on August 1. He stamped on my passport which shows "permission to remain in ...
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BIVS for Indian citizens applying outside of India

I'm an Indian citizen applying for an Irish visa outside of India and I'm thinking of visiting the UK as well. The BIVS ( British-Irish Visa Scheme ) FAQ as of Feb 2015 says that in order to visit the ...
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Restrictions on things brought into Ireland

I am just wondering if I can bring brown sugar and mung bean starch into Ireland for personal use. Are there any cosmetics that are restricted when entering Ireland? What specific items are restricted ...
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Ireland power plug and concern about 230 V vs. 220 V

I am travelling from Hong Kong to Ireland. In Hong Kong type G (220V, 50Hz) plugs and sockets are used. While the plugs and sockets in Ireland are also type G, they have different voltage (230V, 50Hz)....
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Implications in crossing the Ireland/Northern Ireland land border for an American

My fiancee is a us citizen, she recently arrived at dublin airport where her passport was stamped with a 90 day visa. However her final destination is Northern Ireland (where i live) she needs a Uk ...
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Travelling while applying for a new Irish passport

When I apply for a new Irish passport, I don't have to submit my existing passport (only a photocopy) because it has fewer than 365 days of remaining validity. However, the application form says that ...
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How to find people from the UK or Ireland interested for home exchange or hospitality exchange? [closed]

I live in Cyprus and have extra bedrooms for renting out, which I do occasionally but not often enough to make serious income. The income for poor people here is 480 euro/month, which is not as high ...
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Is it legal to wild camp (with a car) in Ireland?

I'm planning a road trip around Ireland later this year. My route plan is completely joined up and booked apart from one night where I can't get somewhere to stay. Is there anything to stop me (laws ...
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Ireland and Scotland Car Hire [duplicate]

My family and I are travelling from Australia in about a month. We would like to hire a car from Dublin airport, drive north to Belfast, take it over to Scotland ( via ferry - no other way) and then ...
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Non-EU national with Irish residence permit. Can I visit UK? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national with Irish residence permit. Can I visit the UK without visa? I plan to visit the London for 1 week. I know that Irish citizens can visit UK without any restrictions, but ...
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Can I travel to Ireland seperately on the BIVS Scheme after an initial trip to the UK?

I am an Indian citizen. I have a UK Business C-Visa, and I have visited the UK before. Now I would like to visit Dublin (on a stopover) as a part of a separate trip to North America. Can I make a ...
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Do i need Transit Visa for the Republic of Ireland? [duplicate]

I am travelling from Boston to Rome. I have Indian Passport and have a schengen visa. My flight is from Boston - Dublin with 7 hour layover and Dublin - Rome. I just want to find out if i need to ...
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Travel to Ireland on a Standard Visitor Visa for business meeting/conference [duplicate]

Can I travel to Ireland on a UK Standard Visitor visa on Indian passport for the purpose of attending a conference?
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Visa requirements for travelling from the US to Sri Lanka through Dublin, Ireland [duplicate]

My daughter has a Sri Lankan passport and is a university student in the USA. She has a valid US visa and she has already purchased a return ticket to come home to Sri Lanka and return to the USA to ...
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US Xbox 360 to Ireland

I recently came to Ireland and brought my Xbox with me. I bought an adapter for it but I'm not sure it will work with the Xbox or fry the power brick. Here is the link.
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Can I travel to Dublin with a Permanent Residence (UK)?

I have Permanent Residence in UK and would need to travel to Dublin for Business. Do I have to get visa? or can I travel without it? It would only be for 1 day.
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UK visa (of any kind) good enough for travelling to Dublin?

I have a Indian passport and a UK ICT Tier 2 Visa valid through April 2016. Do I need a separate visa to visit Dublin in March?
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Do I need visa for Ireland if I have a Spanish Blue Card?

Little bit lost here, need your advice. I have Spanish Blue Card, I am citizen of Russia, and I want to travel to Republic of Ireland. Do I need visa? As I understand that Republic of Ireland is not ...
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Aer Lingus Flight to Ireland Question

We flew from U.S. to Ireland recently and thought it odd that we were required to keep blinds closed at all time during flight. We asked flight attendant why that was the case but she only said it's ...
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Will I be allowed to enter Ireland if I was deported from UK

I'm EU citizen, in 2015 I was deported from UK and got a 10 year ban. The forms i got are IS.165 and ISE.312 yes I have spent time in UK prison and got deported. Question is will I be allowed to enter ...
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Chinese national with UK permanent residency requires visa to travel to Ireland?

Background: I'm an Irish citizen; my girlfriend is a Chinese citizen; we both live and work in London UK; she has a permanent residence card to remain in the UK. My girlfriend would like to visit my ...
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What are the UK tourist visa requirements for an Algerian citizen on an Irish work visa? [duplicate]

When an Algerian citizen in Ireland on an Irish work visa wishes to visit the UK, say by air, on holiday, must he apply for a UK visa?
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Euro Trip on December [closed]

I am from india and I will be travelling to Ireland in ICT Visa on November. I need to travel to other European countries on the month of December. Kindly let me know the procedure. I need to know ...
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Can I travel to Dublin, Republic of Ireland with UK Tier 2/Schengen visas with Indian Passport

Can anyone please guide me if I can travel to Dublin for a short trip with UK Tier 2 Visa and an Indian Passport? Additionally I have a valid Schengen Visa stamped on passport as well.
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Spontaneous B&B in Ireland

I am going on a road trip to Ireland and Northern Ireland and I would like to know if it is realistic to expect to find affordable B&B accommodation in Ireland. Affordable for me would be 50-70€ ...
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Credit cards in irish gas stations

Do gas station in small towns or rural areas in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland accept credit cards and debit cards for payment?
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Driving in Ireland and Northern Ireland

I am going on a road trip for ten days in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. I read the various posts about adapting to driving on the left side. I am aware of the difference in speed ...
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Immigration check between Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland and Great Britain

Do immigration checks exist between Northern Ireland and England/Scotland? (not just for flights but also ferry/bus/train) Do immigration checks exist between the Republic of Ireland and England/...
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Where is this castle? I know it's somewhere in Ireland, but where?

Irish castle. I can find the picture everywhere but it never says where it's from.
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Irish Visa on a Pakistani passport with less than 6 months validity from travel dates

I am a Pakistani national in a bit of confusion as I want to get my Irish visa for traveling to Dublin on 15 November 2015. (I already have a 5 Year Valid UK Visa on my current Passport) The Irish ...
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Can any of the Game of Thrones Castles in Ireland be Visited?

Westeros is a fictional locale in the popular 'Game of Thrones' series. Its stock footage for some castles is filmed in the Republic of Ireland. I would like to travel to Westeros for my next ...
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Meal times in Ireland

My fiancee and I will be visiting Ireland next October for our honeymoon. We will stay there for a couple of weeks, and we will stay both in cities, like Dublin and Galway, and smaller villages. What ...
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What is an Irish biometric visa?

I am a resident in Ireland, I have Garda National Immigration Bureau Registration Card and a visa in my passport for residence/work. I wanted to fly to Egypt but I need to transit through London, ...
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As a family member of EEA, do I still need a visa to go to Ireland?

I'm a Chinese national with a type F Belgian residence card ("familielid van een burger van de Unie"). According to the EU law, it seems that I don't need a visa to enter Ireland as a tourist. Will I ...
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Ireland Transit Visa when flying from IND - Abu Dhabi - Dublin - US

My parents are Indian Citizens. They hold a valid B2 Tourist Visa to USA. I'm planning to book a flight with Hyderabad (India) - Abu Dhabi (UAE) - Dublin (Ireland) - USA. The leg from Hyderabad to ...
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Do I need to notify Irish authorities when I leave on a working holiday? [closed]

I'm leaving Ireland and I'm going to Canada on a 2 year working holiday. Should I notify any Irish authorities of this? e.g. Revenue for tax issues?
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How cheaply can we eat in Ireland while still experiencing traditional Irish foods?

Two of us will be visiting Dublin, Galway, Killarney, and Kilkenny for about 3 days each and will need lunch and dinner every day. We are on a budget and won't be eating at any 5* restaurants, but we ...
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Ireland castle hotel options

We are going to Ireland for 2 weeks in early June for our honeymoon and would like to spend at least one night in a castle. So far in planning our itinerary we had decided to stay for about 3 nights ...
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Traveling from Ireland to UK on a South African passport [duplicate]

I have dual nationality ie a British and a South African passport. My British passport has expired I will be renew once in the UK. I will be travelling from South Africa, into Dublin and on to ...
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British Irish visa for Indian citizens?

Does anybody know the exact date on when British Irish visa scheme is applicable for Indian Citizens? Although the scheme has been announced and implemented in China, there is no update on when it ...
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What is the “other type of visa” needed travelling from India to Dublin via Heathrow?

I am an Indian Citizen and have Irish Visitor visa and will be travel transiting through London Heathrow to Dublin. The stop over is 3 h 45 mins. As I am transiting to common travel area (Ireland), ...
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Applying for an Irish visa after a refusal

I was previously a student in Ireland for a period of nine years. After my tuition I left voluntarily after the expiration of my visa to my home country of Nigeria. On applying for a UK student visa ...

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