353 Country Code – Ireland Phone Code

353 is the country calling code for Ireland.

Ireland is a country on the continent of Europe. The capital city of Ireland is Dublin.

How to Call Ireland from the UK

To call a telephone number in Ireland from the UK:

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from the UK this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Ireland - 353.
  • Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.

Area Codes and Landlines

The following are the area telephone codes for some of the Republic of Ireland’s main towns and cities:

  • Carlow – 059
  • Cork – 021
  • Drogheda – 041
  • Dublin – 01
  • Dundalk – 042
  • Ennis – 065
  • Galway – 091
  • Kilkenny – 056
  • Limerick – 061
  • Navan – 046
  • Waterford – 051

A 0 prefix is used with the area code when calling a landline number from a different area within Ireland or from an Irish mobile.

When calling from a landline in the same area of Ireland, do not use the 0 prefix or area code.

When phoning the Republic of Ireland from abroad, do not use the 0 prefix with the area code.

For example, to call a number in Dublin XXXXXXX from the UK or overseas:

  • Dial the international call prefix (00/+), the Ireland country code (353), the area code without the 0 and finally the subscriber number, e.g., 00-353-1-XXXXXXX or +353-1-XXXXXXX.
Ireland Country Code +353 00353
Ireland Country Code +353 00353

Exchange Rate

The currency used in Ireland is the euro (EUR).

The current exchange rates between the euro and the British pound (EUR to GBP, GBP to EUR) are:

  • 1 euro (EUR) = 0.845 GBP
  • 1 British pound (GBP) = 1.184 EUR

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Ireland – Facts and Figures

According to data from the World Bank, the population of Ireland in recent years is:

  • 2018 - 4,867,309
  • 2017 - 4,807,388
  • 2016 - 4,755,335
  • 2015 - 4,701,957
  • 2014 - 4,657,740
  • 2013 - 4,623,816

Map of Ireland

The location of Ireland is shown on the map below.

Map showing location of Ireland
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