Communications information is divided into:
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Post Service - An Post
As in other countries, Post Office are increasingly diversifying to offer financial and other services such as bill paying for utilities. They also offer National Lottery services for prizes of upwards of €1M in televised draws on wednesdays and saturdays.
There are a number of players in the Irish telephony marketplace since deregulation a number of years ago. The landline market is dominated by the former state owned and now privatised eircom.
Callcards are a popular choice for making international calls while in Ireland. We recommend Swiftcall for the best value in callcards, and electronic PIN numbers can be purchased online for convenience.
International dialing codes: External access code is 00 followed by the appropriate country code. Some of the commonly used international codes are as follows; Australia +61; Belgium +32; France +33; Germany +49; Great Britain +44; Greece +30; Italy +39; Japan +81; Netherlands +31; Norway +47; Spain +34; Sweden +46; Switzerland +41; USA +1.
Enquiries: dial 11811
Most public phones take phonecards (available in most shops) and credit cards. The national dialing code for Dublin is 01 (used when phoning Dublin from outside of Dublin itself). 1800 numbers are free. Local phone numbers consist of 7 digits but outside of Dublin they might be shorter.
- Mobiles (Cellphones)
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