Here you’ll find links which are either interesting, useful or to organizations who I like.
General life & basics
List of Embassies in Ireland – Here you can find your countries diplomatic representation.
Irish Embassies – Here you can find a list of Irish diplomatic representations.
Parcel Motel – A parcel service for ordering from the Uk to Ireland.
DoneDeal – Small ads for Ireland.
Daft – The Site for finding accommodation in Ireland.
Deloitte Tax Calculator – If you want to know how much Net is left from your Gros.
PPS Number – How to get that important Tax number.
Taxing your car – find out the costs for your desired car and pay them.
NCT -Making sure your car is officially roadworthy.
Welfare – Irish Welfare service, let’s hope you won’t need it.
Tax and Import Fees – Here you will find all the information about your taxes and import fees etc.
An Garda Siochana – Irish Police.
Health Service Emergency – Irish emergency services (ambulances).
Translate your Education Level – Here you can find out what Irish education level you have.
Allied Irish Banks – AIB
Bank of Ireland – BOI
Permanent TSB – TSB
Aer Lingus – The real Irish airline.
Ryan Air – Flying cheap.
Air Coach – Dublin based bus operator.
GoBus – Galway based bus operator.
CityLink – Dublin based bus operator.
Bus Eireann – State bus operator – outside of Dublin this is Public Transport.
Dublin Bus – Public Transport via bus in Dublin.
Train and Tram:
LUAS – Dublin tram service.
Irish Rail – Irish train service, both national and local Dublin DART.
Irish Ferries – Ireland to the UK and back.
Direct Ferries – Ireland to the UK and back & Ireland and France and back.
Ferry – Ireland to the UK and back & Ireland and France and back.
Stena Line – Ireland to the UK and back & Ireland and France and back.
Finding a job:
LinkedIn – LinkedIn, the best choice to find a decent job.
Top Language Jobs – If you want to find a job based on your language skills.
Jobs.ie – An Irish job finding website.
Medicalcouncil.ie – Information if you want to work in the medical field in Ireland
- Prepaid: (we call it top-up)
Tesco Mobile – Uses Three networks you can call for 1-2cts to European landlines.
Lyca – Uses Three networks you can call for 1-2cts to European landlines.
Three – By far the best network cover and the best data plans, Unlimited 4G Data for 27 Euro. I use it myself and easily get 300GB traffic each month.
Vodafone – More expensive and less coverage on the countryside.
Meteor – Only use in the city centers.
Electricity, Oil, and Gas:
Electric Ireland – Electricity and Gas.
SSE Airtricity – Electricity and Gas.
Corrib Oil – Oil.
Sky – TV Cable and Satelite, Broadband and phone.
Virgin Media -TV Cable, Broadband, and phone.
Eircom – Public provider, Cable Tv, Broadband, Mobile phone, Landline
Shipping mail, packages, and parcels:
AnPost – The official Irish post, all the postal services you can think of, also pay your dog tax, bills, currency exchanges and Western Union here.
DPD – Packages and Parcels
DHL – Expensive worldwide courier service.
FedEx – Expensive worldwide courier service.
GLS – Packages and Parcels service.
UPS – Packages and Parcels, also expensive worldwide Courier services.
Nightline – National overnight courier services, also Northern Ireland.
Public and Private Healthcare in Ireland:
HSE.ie – The Public Healthcare system financed via Taxes
HIA.ie – The Public governing authority for Private Healthcare Insurance
- Car insurance