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Ireland - Europe (EU)

Republic of Ireland / Eire


Where is Ireland?

Ireland (Irish: Éire) is the third-largest island in Europe.  The island of Ireland lies in the Atlantic Ocean and it is composed of the Republic of Ireland , which covers five sixths of the island (south, east, west and north-west), and Northern Ireland; part of the United Kingdom , which covers the north-eastern sixth of the island.

The capital of the Republic of Ireland is Dublin .

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Ireland Time

Ireland Time: Western European Time (WET)

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) in winter
Irish Standard Time (IST) in summer

Clock showing current time now in Western European Time Zone

Western European Time ( WET )

Western European Standard Time = GMT
Irish Standard Time (IST) = Western European Summer Time = GMT+1

Current daylight saving dates for Europe

European clocks are now on:

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

  • Daylight Saving Time began: Sunday 25 March 2018  01:00 GMT. Clocks went forward one hour.
  • Daylight Saving Time ends: Sunday 28 October 2018  01:00 GMT. Clocks go back one hour.

UK and Europe Clock Change Rules

What time zone is Ireland in?

Ireland is in the Western European Time Zone . Western European Standard Time ( WET ) is the same time as Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT ).

Does Ireland observe Daylight Saving / Summer Time?

Like most countries in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in Ireland, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour;  1 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+1 ).

After the Summer months the time in Ireland is shifted back by 1 hour to Western European Time (WET) or (GMT)

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