- Officially » Republic of Ireland
- Capital » Dublin
- Also the largest city
- Population » 4.6 million
- Around 40% of the country’s population resides in the Greater Dublin Area.
- Major languages » English, Irish
- Major religion » Christianity
- Life expectancy » 78 years (men), 83 years (women)
- Member of the European Union
- Currency » euro
- Emergency Numbers »
- 999 or 112
- Area » 70,182 sq km (27,097 sq miles)
- The Republic of Ireland shares its only land border with Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom.
- Not a member of the Schengen Area Agreement
- Canadians do not require a visa for stays up to 90 days.
- Drive « on the left
- Toll roads and charges that are applicable can be found at Transport Infrastructure Ireland
- Use of mobile phones (unless in hands-free mode) is prohibited
- Warning triangles should be carried
- Irish Ministry of Transport
- Of the 32 counties that make up the island of Ireland, 26 counties are in the Republic of Ireland and 6 are in Northern Ireland.
Last Updated on April 28, 2019