VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Ireland
In order to go to Ireland, you need to apply for a visa at the country’s embassy. To do this, the following documents are provided:
– Passport, valid for at least 6 months from the end of the planned trip;
– 1 questionnaire completed in English;
– a photocopy of all pages of the civil passport;
– 1 photograph 3.5×4.5 cm;
– a certificate from the place of work indicating the position, salary, terms of vacation and that during the trip you will be given a job (preferably in English); for students – a certificate from the place of study;
– confirmation of the availability of funds (bank statement, property documents (apartments, cars, etc.) or traveler’s checks);
– Hotel reservation;
– booking a round-trip air ticket;
– for children under 18 – birth certificate;
– for children traveling without parents or with one of them – a notarized power of attorney for the export of the child from both or one of the parents.
Import and export of euro and foreign currency is not limited. You can import duty-free goods worth up to 180 euros. For the medicines you bring, you need to have a certificate from your doctor stating that you need these medicines. It is forbidden to import weapons, drugs, poisons, psychotropic substances, video cassettes with horror films and pornography, as well as books and magazines of similar content.
Embassy in Ireland
Ireland, embassy in Moscow
The embassy of Ireland in Moscow is located at 5 Grokholsky pereulok (metro station “Prospekt Mira” ring).
Ireland, Russian Embassy in the country:
Dublin, 186, Orwell Road, Rathgar.
Communication in Ireland
In order to call from Russia to Ireland, you need to dial 8 – 10 – 353 (country code) – area code – subscriber number. Dublin code – 1. If you want to make an intercity call within the country, then you need to add 0 to the city code, that is, in this case the Dublin code is 01.
In order to call from Ireland to Russia, you need to dial 00 – 7 – city code – subscriber number.
Emergency Phones in Ireland
Emergency assistance (police, ambulance, fire department) – 112 or 999.
holidays and weekend
HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS
January 1 – New Year
March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day (patron saint of Ireland)
December 25 – Christmas
Also in Ireland there are national holidays that are not tied to a religious holiday or memorable event, these are the first Mondays of May, June and August.
On November 1, the Celtic holiday of Samhain is celebrated in the country – the beginning of the year according to the Celtic calendar. In October, County Cork hosts an annual jazz festival. In August, Dublin hosts an equestrian show, and Tralee hosts horse racing.
According to ehuzhou, large shops are open on weekdays from 9:00 to 18:00. Small shops are usually open throughout the week from 7:00 to 23:00.
In some hotels and restaurants, tips are usually included in the bill. If tips are not included in the bill, then you can leave 10% of the bill. It is customary for taxi drivers to tip 10% of the cost of the trip.
The Irish are very kind people, they are friendly and hospitable.
No special vaccinations are required to enter the country, but health insurance is a must.