Living in Ireland
Ireland is a modern and friendly multicultural English speaking country renowned globally for providing quality education. Currently, more than 100,000 international students are studying at colleges in Ireland. The country has one of the highest standards of living in Europe.
Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Population: 4.8 million
Official Languages: English & Irish
Currency: Euro (€), minimum wage €9.80 (2019)
Climate: Ireland has a mild oceanic climate. All year average temperatures are 1 – 6 C° (35 - 45 F°) in winter and 20 – 25 C° (65 - 75F° in summer. May and June are the sunniest months with an average of over 7 hours of sunshine per day.
Political Status: European Union (EU) member state