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Ireland

Ireland
  • Capital

    Capital

    Dublin

  • Local time

    Local time

    9:29

  • Population

    Population

    4.72 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +353

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

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Ireland

Ireland
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Dublin

  • Local time

    Local time

    9:29

  • Population

    Population

    4.72 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +353

  • Currency

    Currency

    € EUR (euro)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 4 379

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.92 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 118mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    70 280 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    14%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    11%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    64%

  • Railways

    Railways

    1458km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    125.65 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Celtic
    English

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 88 %
    Church of Ireland - 3 %
    other Christian - 2 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    English
    Irish

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    9 100

  • Murders

    Murders

    1 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    10.9 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    22.4%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    4.4%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    7 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.2%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    pharmaceuticals, chemicals, computer hardware and software, food products, beverages and brewing, medical devices

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    barley, potatoes, wheat, beef, dairy products

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    natural gas, peat, copper, lead, zinc, silver, barite, gypsum, limestone

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    84%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    natural gas, peat, copper, lead, zinc, silver, barite, gypsum, limestone

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    8%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    34 066kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    17 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    72

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What not to do when visiting Ireland

1/14
Marker Ireland
Business & Communication

Don't try to sound like Irishmen.

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2/14
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Business & Communication

Don’t always expect Irish people to be the best timekeepers - they are more relaxed about the time, and 8 pm usually means 8:15 pm for social meetings.

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3/14
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Don’t be very indirect - Irish appreciate and expect direct communication. Humour plays a significant role in communication.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Halloween originated in Ireland.

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Marker Ireland
Business & Communication

Don’t stand too close to another person when conversing.

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5/14
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Business & Communication

Don't forget the Republic of Ireland is its own country. Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom.

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Don’t refer to the Republic of Ireland as part of the United Kingdom.

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7/14
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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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8/14
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Don't complain why it takes so long to pour a pint of Guinness.

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9/14
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Business & Communication

Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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10/14
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Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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11/14
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Social Events

Don't forget to disrobe completely before you sauna - bring a towel (only) if you are shy.

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12/14
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Street & Behavioral

Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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Business & Communication

Don't be surprised by hearing and playing the national anthem when closing up pubs. You are expected to stand and make some attempt to sing.

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