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Plugs for travelling from Spain to Ireland

Plugs, adapters, and other electrical information for travelling to Ireland from Spain.

Quick chart at a glance

  Spain Ireland  
Voltage: 220V. 230V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: C, F. G, D, M, F. icons/teeth.gif icons/question.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 50Hz. icons/teeth.gif  

Chart Explanation

If you are an electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not the case, you can continue reading and discover what that chart implies!

Plugs and Sockets at each country

In Spain the following plugs are used:

Plug Type C Plug Type F
Outlet Type C Outlet Type F

... and in Ireland you will use:

Plug Type G Plug Type D Plug Type M Plug Type F
Outlet Type G Outlet Type D Outlet Type M Outlet Type F



Similar voltage

The voltage is not exact, but the difference is tolerable. Its safe to plug your aparatus in Ireland without any risk. Congratulations, you will not need any adapter for voltage.

Plugs Type

Some connectors used in both countries

Some connectors are used in both countries. Perhaps you need to get advices about what connectors are used exactly in the city, region were are you going to. At third world countries its common not to have a standard plug system all over the country. Anyway, as a rule of thumb, it will be easy to get adapters to different plug systems used within the country.


Lists of adapters you can use in your travel.

Adapter: generic1

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, M into outlets type: G.

Front Back

Adapter: generic1

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L into outlets type: M.

Front Back


Equal hertz

This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same hertz.