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MIDLAND
Ireland
DEMONYMS: Irish, European
Midland is a geographical region within Ireland. Ireland is part of the Northern Europe region in the continent of Europe. Ireland is believed to have been named after Goddess Éire (Ériu), one of three Irish sovereignty goddesses, and is also known as the Emerald Isle. It is in the Northern hemisphere and is 70.3 thousand square kilometres in size. The primary languages spoken are Irish (Gaelic) and English; the capital city is Dublin, and the main currency used is the Euro. Midland, which has a total area of 6.6 thousand square kilometres and is comprised of 4 sub-regions, including Laois, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath.
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Geographical Region
ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
Ireland
COUNTRY

Geography

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REGIONAL / STATE CAPITAL

Offaly

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COUNTRY

Ireland

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REGION

Northern Europe

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CONTINENT

Europe

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HEMISPHERE

Northern

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AREA

6647

(square kilometers)

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STATES | PROVINCES | COUNTIES

Laois, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath

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NOTIFICATIONS

LAST UPDATED:  April 25, 2023
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| STATUS

  • There are currently no known issues or armed conflicts taking place within this country. It is advised that you consult your country's foreign or overseas department before you travel. Your government's ministry will provide you with the latest information and guidance as to whether it is safe to travel to this country (or to parts of it)
  • The country has some or many progressive laws, and the LGBGTQIA+ community living and visiting have equal rights in many areas. Generally, it is likely safe to travel in cities; however, some discretion may be required in rural or less populated areas. It is always recommended that you carry out independent research before travelling
  • GENDER IDENTITY/EXPRESSION | The country has some laws in place regarding gender identity and expression
  • LGBTQIA+ ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS | This country has laws in place that bans all forms of discrimination. Laws that protect those community members living or visiting from discrimination
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Government

| INFORMATION

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IRELAND
DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
an roinn gnóthaí eachtracha
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IRELAND
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
an roinn sláinte
The health office or ministry is typically a department or organisation within a government that focuses on all things relating to health. The department will often highlight travel restrictions, vaccination requirements, pandemics, outbreaks, and relevant health-related information
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  USEFUL PHRASES | GREETINGS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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GREETINGS
beannacht | greeting
HI
haigh | hi
HOW ARE YOU?
conas tá tú? | how are you?
GOOD MORNING
maidin mhaith | good morning
I'M GOOD, AND YOU?
tá mé go maith, agus tú? | i'm good, and you?
GOOD AFTERNOON
tráthnóna maith | good afternoon
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
cad is ainm duit? | what is your name?
GOOD NIGHT
oíche mhaith | good night
MY NAME IS…
is é mo ainm ... | my name is ...
WELCOME
fáilte | welcome
NICE TO MEET YOU
is deas liom bualadh leat | nice to meet you
GOODBYE
slán | goodbye
DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?
an bhfuil béarla agat? | do you speak english?

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Irish (Gaelic) | English
Official Language(s) spoken in Ireland
The emergency service numbers within Ireland to call during an emergency
  • AMBULANCE - when someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk (emergency medical services and technical rescue)
  • POLICE - when you feel in danger, are in dangerous situations or have witnessed a crime (law enforcement, criminal investigation, and maintenance of public order)
  • FIRE RESCUE - when a fire occurs or where a person needs rescue (fire suppression, technical rescue, and hazardous materials mitigation)


Ambulance
AMBULANCE
otharcharr (gaelic) | ambulance (english)

dial
112 / 999

Call Ambulance Service Now

Police
POLICE
póilíní (gaelic) | police (english)

dial
112 / 999

Call Police Now

Fire
FIRE
tine (gaelic) | fire (english)

dial
112 / 999

Call Fire Service Now


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  USEFUL PHRASES | EMERGENCY

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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EMERGENCY
éigeandála | emergency
HELP ME
cabhair liom | help me
WHERE IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?
cá bhfuil an t-ospidéal is gaire? | where is the nearest hospital?
STOP
stad | stop
WHERE IS THE NEAREST PHARMACY?
cá bhfuil an cógaisíochta is gaire? | where is the nearest pharmacy?
HOSPITAL
ospidéal | hospital
WHERE IS THE POLICE STATION?
cá bhfuil an stáisiún póilíní? | where is the police station?
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USEFUL INFORMATION

TELEPHONE DIALLING CODE

353

INTERNET SUFFIX

.ie

LANGUAGES

Irish (Gaelic), English

CURRENCY

NAME:
Euro
SYM:
DIVISION:
100 cents

ELECTRICITY

VOLTS:
230
HERTZ:
50

ELECTRICAL PLUGS

NUMBER OF PLUG TYPES:
1
PLUGS USED:
Electricity Plug G

AREA CODES

4 | 5

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CLIMATE

Birr

Weather information

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MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
The average monthly temperatures are based on the recorded daily highs and lows for the given location
HIGH
The daily high temperatures are an average, based on the recorded high temperatures over many years
01| JAN
8.8°C | 47.9°F
02| FEB
8.9°C | 48.1°F
03| MAR
10.9°C | 51.7°F
04| APR
13.4°C | 56.2°F
05| MAY
15.7°C | 60.2°F
06| JUN
18.7°C | 65.6°F
07| JUL
19.3°C | 66.8°F
08| AUG
19.4°C | 67.0°F
09| SEP
17.7°C | 63.8°F
10| OCT
13.7°C | 56.7°F
11| NOV
10.9°C | 51.6°F
12| DEC
8.8°C | 47.8°F
LOW
The daily low temperatures are an average, based on the recorded lowest temperatures over many years
01| JAN
2.9°C | 37.2°F
02| FEB
2.2°C | 35.9°F
03| MAR
3.1°C | 37.6°F
04| APR
4.7°C | 40.4°F
05| MAY
6.9°C | 44.5°F
06| JUN
9.9°C | 49.8°F
07| JUL
11.4°C | 52.5°F
08| AUG
11.6°C | 52.8°F
09| SEP
9.4°C | 49.0°F
10| OCT
6.8°C | 44.2°F
11| NOV
4.7°C | 40.4°F
12| DEC
3.1°C | 37.6°F
SEASONS
Saisons (fr) | Jahreszeiten (de) | Estaciones (es) | Stagioni (it) | Seizoen (du) | Estação (pt)
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Spring SeasonSPRING
Printemps (fr) | Frühling (de) | Primavera (es) | Primavera (it) | Lente (du) | Primavera (pt)
March-May
Summer SeasonSUMMER
Été (fr) | Sommer (de) | Verano (es) | Estate (it) | Zomer (du) | Verão (pt)
June-August
Autumn SeasonAUTUMN
Automne (fr) | Herbst (de) | Otoño (es) | Autunno (it) | Herfst (du) | Outono (pt)
September-November
Winter SeasonWINTER
Hiver (fr) | Winter (de) | Invierno (es) | Inverno (it) | Winter (du) | Inverno (pt)
November-February
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  USEFUL PHRASES | INSTRUCTIONS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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INSTRUCTIONS
YES
yes | yes
EXCUSE ME
gabh mo leithscéal | excuse me
NO
no | no
PLEASE
le do thoil | please
NO, THANK YOU
níl, go raibh maith agat | no, thank you
SORRY
tá brón orainn | sorry
MAYBE
b'fhéidir | maybe
THANK YOU
go raibh maith agat | thank you

TIMEZONE

LAST UPDATED:  Oct 11,2022

TIMEZONE

UTC (Europe/Dublin)

DST APPLIES

Yes
  DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (DST)
2023
STARTS
Mar 26, 2023
ENDS
Oct 29, 2023
2024
STARTS
Mar 31, 2024
ENDS
Oct 27, 2024

DST ADJUSTMENT

Forward one hour

DST TIMEZONE

UTC+1 (Europe/Dublin)

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AIRPORT STATISTICS

TOTAL NUMBER OF AIRPORTS

0
TOTAL NUMBER OF HELIPORTS

0
TOTAL NUMBER OF SEAPLANE BASES

0

DRIVING

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DRIVE ON WHICH SIDE
Left
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  USEFUL PHRASES | DIRECTIONS & GUIDANCE

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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DIRECTIONS AND GUIDANCE
treoracha agus treoir | directions and guidance
HOW DO I GET THERE?
conas is féidir liom a fháil ann? | how do i get there?
HOW MUCH IS THAT?
cé mhéad é sin? | how much is that?
HOW FAR IS IT?
cá fhad é? | how far is it?
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?
an bhfuil tú ag glacadh le cártaí creidmheasa? | do you accept credit cards?
WHERE IS THE BATHROOM?
cá bhfuil an leithreas? | where is the bathroom?
I'M NOT INTERESTED
níl suim agam | i'm not interested
WHERE IS THE CLOSEST RESTAURANT?
cá bhfuil an bhialann is gaire? | where is the closest restaurant?
I DON'T UNDERSTAND
ní thuigim | i don't understand
HOW MUCH DO I OWE YOU?
cé mhéad is féidir liom chomaoin agat? | how much do i owe you?

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Lesbian
leispiacha (irish (gaelic)) | lesbian (english)
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Gay
aerach (irish (gaelic)) | gay (english)
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Bisexual
déghnéasacha (irish (gaelic)) | bisexual (english)
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Transgender
trasinscneach (irish (gaelic)) | transgender (english)
Intersex Flag
Intersex
intersex (irish (gaelic)) | intersex (english)
Asexual Flag
Asexual
asexual (irish (gaelic)) | asexual (english)
Questioning Flag
Questioning
ceistiúchán (irish (gaelic)) | questioning (english)
Community Flag
Community
pobail (irish (gaelic)) | community (english)
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Gender
gaolmhar le hinscne (irish (gaelic)) | gender related (english)
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Sexuality
gnéasacht a bhaineann leis (irish (gaelic)) | sexuality related (english)
Non-Bingary Flag
Non-Binary
neamh-dénártha (irish (gaelic)) | non-binary (english)
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Queer
queer (irish (gaelic)) | queer (english)
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