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List of dialling codes in the Republic of Ireland

Geographic codesEdit

Dublin area (01)Edit

Code Numbering area
01 Dublin (including parts of county Wicklow, county Kildare and county Meath)

Cork area (02)Edit

Code Numbering area
021 Cork, Coachford, Kinsale, Midleton
022 Mallow
023 Bandon, Clonakilty
024 Youghal
025 Fermoy
026 Macroom
027 Bantry
028 Skibbereen
029 Kanturk

East, Midlands and Northern area (04)Edit

Code Numbering area
0402 Arklow
0404 Wicklow
041 Drogheda, Ardee
042 Dundalk, Carrickmacross, Castleblayney
043 Longford, Granard
044 Mullingar, Castlepollard, Tyrrellspass
045 Naas, Newbridge Kildare, The Curragh
046 Navan, Kells, Trim, Enfield, Edenderry
047 Monaghan, Clones
048 Northern Ireland
049 Cavan, Cootehill, Oldcastle, Belturbet

Midlands and Southeast area (05)Edit

Code Numbering area
0504 Thurles, Templemore, Borrisoleigh, Holycross,
0505 Roscrea
051 Waterford, Carrick-on-Suir, New Ross, Kilmacthomas, Glenmore
052 Clonmel, Cahir, Killenaule
053 Wexford, Enniscorthy, Ferns, Gorey Craanford
056 Kilkenny, Castlecomer, Freshford
057 Portlaoise, Abbeyleix, Tullamore, Birr
058 Dungarvan
059 Carlow, Muine Bheag, Athy, Baltinglass

Southwest area (06)Edit

Code Numbering area
061 Limerick, Scariff
062 Tipperary, Cashel
063 Charleville, Kilmallock
064 Killarney, Kenmare, Rathmore
065 Ennis, Ennistymon, Kilrush
066 Tralee, Dingle, Killorglin, Cahersiveen, Ballyheigue
067 Nenagh
068 Listowel
069 Newcastle West, Abbeyfeale

Northwest area (07)Edit

Code Numbering area
071 Sligo, Manorhamilton, Carrick-on-Shannon, Drumshanbo, Boyle
074 Donegal, Letterkenny, Dungloe, Buncrana

Western area (09)Edit

Code Numbering area
090 Athlone, Ballinasloe, Portumna, Roscommon
091 Galway, Loughrea, Gort, Athenry
093 Tuam
094 Ballinrobe, Castlebar, Claremorris, Castlerea, Ballyhaunis
095 Clifden
096 Ballina
097 Belmullet
098 Westport
099 Kilronan

Mobile codesEdit

Code Allocation
0822 Vodafone Eirpage
083 Hutchison 3G Ireland
084 Future MVNO use
085 Eir GSM (originally Meteor)
086 Hutchison 3G Ireland (Originally O2[1])
087 Vodafone GSM
088 Digiweb Mobile[2] (originally Eircell ETACS)
089 Tesco Mobile; Lycamobile

Other codesEdit

Code Allocation
00 International access
020 91 Reserved for filming
03X Reserved for changes to the Numbering Scheme
048 Northern Ireland access
0700 Personal Numbering, Called Party pays extras
0707 Personal Numbering, Calling Party pays all
076 IP-based numbering
00800 International freephone purposes
080 Fixed Line Mailbox Service
0818 Revenue sharing (national rate from landlines, substantially higher from mobiles)

Special codes and numbersEdit

These codes, unlike most of the above, cannot be dialled from abroad.

The following are special numbers dialled by themselves:

Number Purpose
999 or 112 Emergency services
13XXX Carrier Pre Select (CPS) Codes
1471 Last-call return
171 Mobile and fixed line voicemail
172, 173, and 174X Reserved for network use
1901–1999 Telephone company customer service numbers
199000 Identifies current number

The following codes begin special phone numbers:

Code Purpose
116 Harmonised service of social value
118 Directory enquiries services
151X Premium-rate numbers (per-call cost)
15X0 (X between 2 and 9 inclusive) Premium rate numbers (per-minute cost)
1598 and 1599 Premium rate adult services
1800 Free numbers
1801 Eirpac free numbers
1808 Eircom charge cards and VPN
1850 Non-geographical shared-cost services, fixed cost per call
1890 Non-geographical shared-cost services, cost per minute
1891 Dial-up internet access, local rate
1892 Dial-up internet access, pay as you go
1893 Dial-up internet access, partial/full flat-rate
199 Network engineering tests

The following prefix regular phone numbers in order to affect how they are handled:

Code Purpose
13 IDA Carrier pre-selection
141 Block caller line identification for this call
142 Permit caller line identification for this call (when blocked by default on the line)

Legacy, Historic and Obsolete codes

Code Purpose
03 Calls to Great Britain
0300 Premium Rate
08 Calls to Northern Ireland
088 Analogue cellular (Eircell)
10 Freephone Operator Assistance
1191 Speaking clock
16 International calls
17 Callback tests
910 Operator assistance (certain areas)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Three O2 Merger". Archived from the original on 2015-07-02.
  2. ^ "Digiweb Mobile Takes 088". Archived from the original on 15 October 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012.