Visit Ireland, with its mild climate, sublime and bucolic landscapes, and historical riches. From the minute you arrive to the moment you leave, the country’s locals will make you feel not only welcome, but truly at home. Hospitality, as you’ve probably heard, is what Ireland is known for. A vacation here will showcase exactly why it’s known as the Emerald Isle, and its scenery perfectly frames the wealth of sites just waiting to be discovered. From Dublin’s lavishly illuminated Book of Kells and the pristine beaches dotted around the Iveragh Peninsula, to the winter solstice-centered Drombeg Stone Circle – there is something here to inspire, engage and educate every visitor.
Country Information - Ireland
- Currency - The currency of Ireland is the Euro
- How to Dress - Ireland is fairly liberal when it comes to dress code. Religious areas may require you to dress more conservatively. The weather can be changeable in Ireland so pack for different conditions
- Cultural Differences - Ireland's culture has been defined by it's history and a strong divide between the catholic and protestant religions. Ireland is famous for it's musicians and also has one of the most famous saints in the world - Saint Patrick
- Language - The official language of Ireland is Irish although English is commonly spoken
- Tipping - Tipping is not customary in Ireland but it is commonplace to add a tip for good service. Up to 10% is acceptable. Archaeological Tours will take care of gratuities to restaurant staff, local guides and drivers