Around 3 million British nationals visit Ireland each year. Most visits are trouble free.
You should carry an acceptable form of photo-identification to travel between the UK and Ireland. See Entry requirements
Terrorist attacks in Ireland can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
If you’re living in or moving to Ireland, visit our Living in Ireland guide in addition to this travel advice.
If you’re travelling to Ireland to do business or provide services, see further guidance on providing services in Ireland after EU Exit.
New drink driving limits were introduced in 2011. See Road travel
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.