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Travel tips for Ireland - what to prepare in advance and what to obey

1. Don’t confuse the inhabitants of Ireland with the inhabitants of Northern Ireland. In Northern Ireland, mostly British and Scots live. Ireland is an independent state.
2. Ireland is a member of the European Union, and therefore it is possible to pay the euro in it. You can exchange money at banks or exchange offices.
3. The best time to visit Ireland is July and August. You can enjoy both excursion and beach holidays during these months.
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4. The official language in Ireland is a complex Irish language based on Celtic. Nevertheless, all residents of the country speak fluent English, which is the second official language. However, it is worthwhile being ready for the peculiarities of the Irish pronunciation of English words.
5. Public transport in Ireland goes irregularly. It is better to choose a taxi or rent a car.
6. the Irish spend most of the free time, especially evenings after work, in pubs or local bars. It is not customary to leave tips to bartenders.
7. Try not only the local dark Guinness beer but Irish whiskey in local pubs. It is matured for about 7 years, so it has a unique saturated aroma. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
8. Ireland has a very low crime rate, which makes journeys comfortable and safe.
9. Leaving the country, tourists will be able to return VAT tax. Ireland has a tax free system. For this, you need to get a special filled form when making a purchase and give it to employees at the customs. The tax-free system applies only to citizens of countries outside the EU.
10. In Ireland, tourists are treated very kindly and with all the cordiality. You can fearlessly ask for directions or help.
11. You can call another city or country from the telephone booths installed on the streets. To do this, you need a special phone card. You can buy it in shops and at gas stations.
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12. Irish people love sports. The most popular sports in the country is Gaelic football, which can be played with both hands and feet. Hurling and soccer are popular too.
13. One of the most important cultural events of the country is the festival in honor of St. Patrick's Day. It takes place on March 17 in the capital of the country and other major cities. Visiting this festival is the best opportunity to plunge into the culture of the country.
14. Irish people never eat at someone's place. They prefer to eat food that they cook by themselves or buy fast food.
15 . Do not enter into a dispute with the Irish, especially upon the national questions. The local population is very fond of arguing and knows the art of the dispute in perfection. That is why a conversation or even a joke can turn into a multi-hour dialogue.
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Newgrange

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The unique Newgrange crypt, located in Ireland, is one of the oldest monuments in the world. It was built not later than 2,500 years BC. The ancient corridor is located not far from Dublin, its height is 13.5 meters. The diameter of the mound is also quite impressive and reaches 85 meters.

The remarkable architecture surprises not only with the impressive figure, but also with the unique interior structure. The length of the corridor, which leads into the burial chamber, is 19 meters, composed of huge stone monoliths weighing 40 tons. The archaeologists discovered the ancient burial accessories in the excavation research. On some monoliths one can still see today the preserved cut-out patterns.

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Advices for popular cities of Ireland

Dublin
1. Summer is considered the most favorable time for rest. During this time of year the temperature is about 20 degrees and it rains extremely rare, so nothing can prevent tourists from their excursion programs. 2. Trains remain the most optimal form of public transport. By their means tourists can easily get not only to any part of the city, but also to nearby neighborhoods. The city is distinguished by a well-developed bus system. However, taxi rates are quite high. Tourists who expect to … Read more
Killarney
1. It is recommended to exchange currency in banks, as private exchange offices offer a less favorable rate. Next to banks there are always ATMs working around the clock, where you can withdraw cash from your plastic card. Also it’s worth considering that banks are open on weekdays from 10:00 am to 04:00 pm. 2. Going on a journey, you should definitely take some warm clothes that can be useful even in the height of summer, as evenings can be quite cool. Certainly, it’s worth to take your … Read more

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