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.
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.