Visitor Information

Useful Information

Useful Telephone Numbers:



Ambulance, Police, Fire, Mountain Rescue and Coast Guard Tel: 999 or 112 (both free Calls)


The telephone operator will ask you which emergency service you need: Amulance, Police or Fire department, and your telephone number.  You will then be connected to the emergecy service that you require.



Police Stations

The police force in Ireland is called the Garda Siochana. 

  • Drogheda 00353419874200    
  • Dundalk 00353 429388400
  • Ardee 00353416853222
  • Carlingford 00353 429373102


Directory Enquiries can be reached at 11811 for Irish numbers or 11818 for international numbers



The unit of currency in the Republic of Ireland is the euro (€).  There are 100 cents in a euro and notes are issued in the following denominations: €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200 and €500.


Banks (open 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday) offer a bureau de change service.  Most of the larger hotels will exchange travellers' cheques and the main currencies for you, though remember to always check the exchange rate.