Driving in Ireland

On January 20, 2005 the most significant change to speed limits in the history of the State took place.
For more info, see the website at www.gometric.ie  or the summary below


Applies in/on

Speed Limit
in km/h
Approx. equivalent
in miles/hr.
Towns & Cities 50 31
Regional (R) & Local Roads (L) 80 50
National Roads (N) 100 62
Motorways (M) 120 75

Other Limits which may apply in special areas

Special Speed Limit 60 37
30 19