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Ireland: Culture


  • Temple Bar
  • 2.5 million pints of stout are brewed daily
  • St. Patrick's Day

Social Conventions

The people of Ireland are renowned for their hospitality and welcoming nature, and the pub remains an integral part of Irish culture.  Shaking hands is the most common way of greeting people, but it is very informal.  While casual dress is standard throughout the country, many people tend to dress up if going out for the evening.

 

Religion

Christianity is the largest religion in Ireland with approximately 84% of the population belonging to the Roman Catholic Church.  Other religions in Ireland include Protestantism, Judaism and Islam.

 

Language

Irish (a form of Gaelic) is the official language of Ireland, however English is widely spoken by most people.


 

Ireland Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Ireland.

Learn about the history and culture of Ireland, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Ireland's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Ireland for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Ireland tours today!

 


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