Local Ireland Phone Numbers

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Dublin, Cork and Limerick among others - $2.95 per month*

  • We cover over 60 different local Irish prefixes
  • Multiple forwarding options | Use an iPhone or Android to make and receive calls with your Irish phone number
  • Use your local Irish number as the caller-ID (using our optional business phone system)
  • Send the calls to a regular phone number (anywhere in the world)
  • One missed/low quality call is a big deal to us | Irish numbers are of very high quality and reliability
  • In order to activate the Irish phone number we'll need an Ireland address in or around the Irish city you want a phone number (for example a virtual number in Dublin will need an address in Dublin)

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Our inventory of Irish cities

  • Our coverage in Ireland is strong, search through our inventory to confirm we carry the city you're looking for.
  • Keep in mind if you're porting in a phone number it's not required for that city/area code to show up - contact us for more details.
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3 core options with every Ireland phone number

  • These settings can be changed anytime via your FlyNumber panel
  • 1. Forward the Ireland FlyNumber to any regular phone number
  • Core FlyNumber feature and can be updated via your panel on the "fly" (pun intended)
  • No PBX or phone system involved when using this option
  • Anytime our system needs to send calls to a regular phone number, there is a low per min rate
  • More info on call forwarding

  • 2. Use the FlyNumber with our hosted pbx-phone system
  • This is optional. You can always go back to one of the other core options other (1. Regular Phone or 3. Voip/SIP)
  • It's $14.95 a month + the price of the Ireland phone number (shown top of page)
  • If you forward to a reg. phone number and/or make outgoing calls - a per min rate applies
  • IVR/Voice Menu | Record Calls | On-Hold/Queue | Time-based routing | SIP Accounts | Voicemail and more
  • Within the PBX, core features (1. and 3.) are expanded to a great degree
  • Use the PBX to make outgoing calls with your virtual phone number
  • More info on the phone system

  • 3. Set the Ireland virtual phone number directly to VoIP
  • Core FlyNumber feature - set the Ireland phone number to any SIP address (URI/host)
  • PBX not involved | Update settings instantly | Detailed logs (including failed attempts)
  • Using the SIP protocal (VoIP) might be the most effecnent way of answering calls, it would involve the fewset amount of "hops"
  • Your Ireland FlyNumber can be used with 3CX | Asterisk | FreePBX | FreeSwitch among other VoIP solution
  • There are no additional charges when receiving calls this way - Unlimited incoming minutes
  • Set your Ireland DID phone number to one of our "easy setup" voip providers
  • Every FlyNumber comes with 2 incoming channels (with the ability to purchase more soon)
  • More info on using VoIP

Buy a Ireland virtual phone number in 3 easy steps

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1.) Choose a country and city for your phone number

2.) How would you like to use the FlyNumber? (change this anytime)

3.) Configuration Options

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Possible use cases for an Irish virtual phone number

  • Did you start a new business in Ireland? - You’ll want a local phone number for various reasons:
  • Website | Business cards | on Physical products | Side of lorry | Social media
  • Sell homes in Dublin? Rent Apartments in Cork? - Manage multiple numbers with our system
  • Businesses in Ireland aren’t the only ones who need a virtual number - Perhaps you have family in Galway but moved to the UK. Keep in touch by giving them a local number ( You may need to register it under their info )
  • Privacy concerns? - Buy an Irish FlyNumber and use it where you wouldn’t want to share your personal phone number
  • Post on DoneDeal? - Use an Irish FlyNumber to track calls and stay anonymous
  • Entrepreneurs and startups looking to just “have a phone number”
  • Keep your Irish mobile phone calls active while abroad - Before you fly out, set the forwarding on your mobile phone to the Irish Flynumber. On FlyNumber you can then set the calls to ring anywhere you’d like

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Technical info on Irish phone numbers

  • Ireland's telephone numbering system is regulated by the Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg). The country code for Ireland is +353, which is used when dialing an Irish phone number from abroad.
  • Country code:
  • +353
  • Trunk prefix:
  • 0 (used when calling within Ireland, before the area code)
  • Area Codes:
  • Area codes in Ireland are typically one to three digits long, depending on the region. They start with a '0' when dialed within Ireland, followed by the area code and the local number.
  • Some examples of area codes are:
  • Dublin: 01
  • Cork: 021
  • Limerick: 061
  • Galway: 091
  • Local Numbers:
  • Local numbers in Ireland are typically five to seven digits long, depending on the area. When combined with the area code, the entire phone number generally has 9 or 10 digits (including the trunk prefix '0').
  • Mobile Numbers:
  • Mobile numbers in Ireland usually start with the prefix '08' followed by the mobile service provider code and the subscriber number. For example:
  • 083: Three Ireland
  • 085: Eir (formerly Meteor)
  • 086: Eir (formerly O2 Ireland)
  • 087: Vodafone Ireland
  • 089: Tesco Mobile, Lycamobile, and other Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs)
  • When calling an Irish mobile number from abroad, drop the initial '0' and use the country code +353, followed by the mobile number (e.g., +353 83 XXX XXXX).
  • Special Numbers:
  • Emergency services: 112 or 999 - * To add emergency capabilites to your Irish FlyNumber contact us directly
  • Directory inquiries: 118XX (e.g., 11811, 11850)
  • Freephone (toll-free) numbers: 1800 XXXXXX
  • Shared cost numbers: 1850 XXXXXX
  • Universal Access numbers: 1890 XXXXXX
  • Premium rate services: 15XX XXXXXX

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The history behind Irish phone numbers

  • Early days (late 1800s - early 1900s):
  • Telephone services were first introduced in Ireland in the late 19th century. Initially, the network was limited and rudimentary, with only a few thousand subscribers. Telephone numbers were simple and usually consisted of just a few digits.
  • Development of the national numbering plan (1920s - 1950s):
  • As the telephone network expanded, the need for a more structured numbering system became apparent. In the 1920s, the Irish government introduced a national numbering plan, which included area codes for different regions in the country. Phone numbers typically consisted of a 2 or 3-digit area code followed by a local number with up to 5 digits.
  • Introduction of the direct dialing system (1960s):
  • In the 1960s, Ireland introduced the direct dialing system, which allowed callers to dial long-distance numbers without operator assistance. This further standardized the numbering system and enabled more efficient long-distance communication.
  • Transition to the 7-digit numbering system (1980s):
  • As the number of telephone subscribers continued to grow, Ireland adopted a 7-digit numbering system in the 1980s. This change accommodated the increasing demand for phone numbers and allowed for greater flexibility in assigning new numbers.
  • Introduction of the Eircode system (2015):
  • In 2015, Ireland introduced Eircode, a postcode system designed to improve the accuracy of postal deliveries and help emergency services locate addresses more easily. Eircode does not directly affect phone numbers, but it is a significant development in Ireland's overall communication infrastructure.


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  • FlyNumber works great if you just launched a start-up and you're on a shoestring budget
  • Is your business already off the ground but you'd rather not spend hundreds of dollars a month on phone service?
  • We come from a "mom and pop" type background, rooted in the international diversity that is NYC. We understand business.
  • Buy multiple international local phone numbers and manage them all from your FlyNumber account

Family and friends

  • Stay in touch with family and friends by giving them a phone number "local to them"
  • For example you have friends or family in the U.S. but now live elsewhere, you can give them a US FlyNumber that forwards directly to your smartphone
  • Great for expats that want to stay in touch with friends and family from their hometown
  • Give family members who aren't tech savvy an easy way to reach you no matter where you are
  • Grandma or Grandpa would love a simple local phone number they can dial that connects them to their loved ones

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Why choose FlyNumber?

  • You "own" the Ireland phone number, you can port out if necessary
  • No obligations | Cancel anytime | Never any hidden fee's | No contracts
  • You're billed based on the phone number, not users or agents
  • Detailed call logs that you can export to CSV, we don't retain the logs past a certain point
  • Logs include multiple responses - Ok (connected), declined, timeout, internal server error, request terminated and more
  • Set a credit card/Paypal for recurring billing or add funds manually to your prepaid balance
  • Easily add multiple phone numbers to your account
  • Starting at $2.95 a month for U.S numbers as well as Canada, the U.K. and others

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