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What Currency Will I Need On Tour?

There are two currencies used on the island of Ireland. Which one you need, depends on which part of Ireland you're visiting.

You'll use Euro (€) while visiting the Republic of Ireland. Northern Ireland's currency is the Pound sterling (£).

✌️ Two Countries & Two Currencies

The island of Ireland contains two countries; the Republic of Ireland (EU) in the south and northwest; Northern Ireland (UK) in the north and northeast.

The Republic of Ireland is the larger territory, taking up roughly 80% of the island.

If you're flying into Dublin or Shannon Airports, you'll need Euro.

Most Irish cities are located in the Republic of Ireland:

  • Dublin
  • Cork
  • Galway
  • Kilkenny
  • Kerry
  • Donegal
  • Mayo
  • Waterford

If you're visiting the Giant's Causeway or other destinations in Northern Ireland, you'll need Pound sterling (£).

Popular places in Northern Ireland include:

  • Belfast
  • Derry/Londonderry
  • The Giant’s Causeway (Antrim)

🚐 Which Tours Visit Northern Ireland?

You will only need UK pound sterling (£) if your tour is visiting Northern Ireland.

The following tours visit Northern Ireland:

Read our helpful guides to money and credit cards in Ireland

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