Emergency police, fire, ambulance
Tel: 112 or 999
These numbers are free of charge but should only be used in cases of genuine emergency.
On answer, state which service you require, wait to be connected to that service, then clearly state the location of where the assistance is required.
In the case of a vehicle breakdown contact:
Automobile Association (AA) (Tel: 1800 66 77 88)
RAC Motoring Service (Tel: 1800 535 005)
Tourist victim support
The Irish Tourist Assistance Service (ITAS) is a free nationwide service offering support and assistance to tourists who become victims of crime while visiting Ireland. Trained staff and volunteers, who speak a variety of languages, will provide assistance. ITAS acts as a base where problems facing the tourist in the aftermath of a crime can be addressed promptly, with a view to getting holiday plans back on track. Brochures are available in all tourist offices.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm; Sundays and National Holidays 12pm-6pm; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address: Irish Tourist Assistance Service, Block 1, Garda Headquarters, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2.