Any other travel tips for Ireland?
Weather: Ireland has a mild but damp climate, so bear that in mind when packing.
Transport: Buses don’t stop in Ireland, even at the designated bus stops, unless you flag them down.
Shops: Shops and restaurants may have limited opening hours on Sundays, so make sure you check and plan ahead.
Currency: The Republic of Ireland currency is the euro. However, if you cross into Northern Ireland, the currency is sterling.
Get a heritage card: you can get a heritage card that provides free entry to castles, national parks and war memorial gardens.
Culture: Ireland has a lot of traditions and customs such as Irish dancing, Gaelic sports and a big pub culture. You can also expect a real buzz if you’re visiting for St Patrick’s Day on the 17 March.