Driving Tips

Whether you are an Irish native or a welcome visitor, it's important to know how to negotiate Ireland's roads. To ensure a safe and enjoyable journey, here you can find a handy guide to driving in Ireland.

National roads in Ireland are often used for transportation of cargo. Sharp turns and bumps can cause cargo to move and even fall.

Be on the lookout for items obstructing the road, and be sure to keep a safe distance from all large vehicles that that are carrying goods.

The majority of Ireland's roads are pothole free. However, some country roads are hotspots for them. Many of these potholes are deep and can cause accidents.

It's important for drivers to be aware of them and to drive at a speed that allows you appropriate time to negotiate them safely.

In an emergency dial 999 or 112