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Numbers on the Irish Telephone Numbering Plan are regulated and assigned to operators by Comreg. The numbers are assigned as follows: Image File history File links Nuvola_apps_important. ... The Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) is the general communications regulator for the Republic of Ireland, covering almost all possible types of communications. ...
00 - International Access.
01 xxx xxxx - Dublin area.
020 91x xxxx - Drama use (although the rest of the 020 area code is free).
021-029 - Southern area; Cork, Fermoy etc (Note: "028" is often mistakingly dialed by customers trying to reach Northern Ireland !)
03 - Reserved (Formerly used for Great Britain and premium rate services).
0402 - Arklow.
0404 - Wicklow.
041-047,049 - East and Midlands area.
048 - Northern Ireland landline access (004428 also works but may be more expensive).
057 Midlands area.
060 is free; the rest of the 06 range is assigned to the South West Area.
0700 - Personal Numbering.
0707 - Reserved for personal numbering.
071,074 - North West Area.
076 - VoIP services.
The rest of the 07 range is free.
0800 - Reserved (+353 800 is international freefone).
080 - Mailbox for landline users (Formerly NI access code).
0818 - Universal Access (similar to personal numbering).
083 - 3 Ireland (mobile).
085 - Meteor (mobile).
086 - O2 (mobile, formerly Digifone).
087 - Vodafone (mobile, formerly Eircell).
088 - no longer used, formerly Eircell analogue service.
090-099 - Midlands and Western Area.
10 - Operator
112 - Emergency Services
114 - International Operator
118xx - Directory Enquiries
1191 - Speaking Clock
13xx - Carrier preselection (Third party long distance, international and internet services)
141 - Caller ID withheld
142 - Caller ID present
15xx - Premium Rate
16 - Old international prefix (no longer in use)
1800 - Freephone
1850 - CallSave (per call charge)
1890 - Lo Call (local rate access)
1891 - Low Cost Internet Access
1892 - Local rate Internet Access
1893 - Variable Cost Internet Access
Comreg:Geographic Numbering Areas (pdf)
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