Perched on the northwest tip of Europe, Ireland is a land of history and folklore, of ancient ruins and cosmopolitan cities, of misty landscapes and hearty fun.
Romantic scenery abounds in this land of historic castles, rugged cliffs, and ancient woodlands. From the drama of the Mourne Mountains, to the centuries old cathedrals, Ireland does fairytale beauty with flair, making it the ideal choice for a wedding or honeymoon.
Write your love-story at a hip city location or escape to the blissful countryside. We guarantee, you'll never want to leave.
Documents Needed For Travel
To find out the travel documents needed, check with the nearest embassy, and for U.S. residents, visit http://travel.state.gov/.
Depending on the part of Ireland you travel to, the official languages are English and Irish (Gaelic).
In the Republic of Ireland, the currency is the Euro whereas in Northern Ireland it is the sterling. Any credit cards bearing the Visa, MasterCard or American Express symbol are widely accepted.
Temperatures will rarely go below 32°F and only occasionally above 68°F - with June, July and August being the warmest months, January and February the coldest.
The shores of Northern Ireland have shorelines trimmed by some of the most beautiful golden sand beaches.
If your passion is cycling, golf, fishing or even surfboarding, Ireland has it all.
Visit Belfast Castle, which offers incredible views, tour some of the beautiful churches or take a day to visit Belfast Zoo.
Enjoy a pint at a cosy pub or grab a cup of tea in a cafe. Indulge in the rich and wonderful food you won't soon forget.
Shop in Dublin for the latest in sophisticated and chic fashions. Ireland is famed for its crystal and glassware if you are looking to bring home a rememberance of your trip.
Ireland's nightlife is world renowned. From cosy country pubs to lively city nightclubs and cafes there is something for everyone here. The pub is still the centre of the Irish nightlife and is a great place for talking, meeting people, catching up on some local gossip, eating, drinking and generally having a good time.
The larger towns and cities also have more modern / cosmopolitan type places including some continental-style cafe-bars, disco-bars and of course nightclubs.
- You must submit a Notification of Intention to Marry form to the civil registrar in Ireland a minimum of 3 months before your wedding day. If you are both resident outside of Ireland you can do this by mail.
- You will be asked to supply an original birth certificate and seal apostile (if born in the USA) at this time.
- You will be required to meet the Civil Registrar in Ireland 5 working days before you wedding to complete the remaining paperwork in person.
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