Foreign travel advice

Ireland

Summary

The EU Referendum held on 23 June delivered a clear vote for the United Kingdom to leave the EU. The Prime Minister has made a statement. In his statement, the Prime Minister reassured British people living in the EU, and European citizens in the UK, that there would be no immediate changes to their circumstances, and that there would be no initial change to the way people can travel. Until it leaves, the UK remains a full member of the EU. The period for exit, under the EU Treaties, is two years unless the other Member States agree to extend it.

There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

You should carry an acceptable form of photo-identification to travel between the UK and Ireland. See Entry Requirements

Around 3 million British nationals visit Ireland each year. Most visits are trouble free.

New drink driving limits were introduced in 2011. See Road Travel

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.