Ireland Country Code
For data processing and communications and Ireland and it's dependent areas is represent by a Ireland Country code. Ireland country code is a short numeric geographical code (geocodes) developed by the ISO 3166-1 system. Ireland country code is freqently refered to as Ireland dialing codes or Ireland E.164 calling code.
Ireland Country Code is used when dialing to Ireland from outside Ireland. Ireland Country Code is however not used when dialing within Ireland.
To call Ireland from outside Ireland, you have to dial the your own country's International Direct Dialing prefix (IDD), Ireland Country Code, City/ Area Code, and then the subscriber telephone number as:
Your Countries International Direct Dialing Prefix (IDD) +353 (Ireland Country Code) + City Area Code + Number you wish to call.
When dialing from a mobile phone outside Ireland into Ireland, Dial '+' +353 (Ireland Country Code) + City Area Code + Number you wish to call. (The "+" can be reached by holding down the "0" key until it turns into a "+". The "+" is universal prefix for all international mobile telephone calls including Ireland)
Ireland International Direct Dialing prefix (or IDD) is used when dialing from the Ireland to outside the country (Refer to international dialing Ireland code or Ireland international access code). Do not use Ireland IDD when dialing within Ireland.
Ireland National Direct Dialing prefix (or NDD) is used when dialing to a destination within the Ireland (Refer to dialing Ireland code). Do not use Ireland National Direct Dialing prefix when dialing from outside Ireland into Ireland. Ireland NDD is only used as long distance dialing within the country.
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