Car Rental Ireland

Car Rental Ireland is an Irish owned company offering car hire booking service in Cork, Dublin Airport, Galway and other locations across Ireland for easy access for customers. We also provide information on the destinations in Ireland where you can enjoy your outdoor activities.


We have access to one of Ireland’s largest vehicle fleets in the country with over 5000 vehicles ranging from small mini city cars to large SUVs offering varied options for you including luxury car hire vehicles.


With 9 locations, we offer car hire in primary locations in Dublin City and Dublin Airport where you can easily pick up your booked car to start your adventure to locations like Wicklow, Howth, and Meath.


We are affiliated to the Car Rental Council of Ireland (CCI), the trade organization for the car rental industry. Renting a car from a member of the CCI means you are using a company committed to providing a high-quality car hire service to customers.


By hiring your vehicle with CarRentalIreland.com, you have the opportunity to book a car that would suit your needs from sight-seeing SUV to city rides in our mini cars. Additional accessories like the child safety seats and Sat Nav are available to hire to make your trip hassle free.


Rental Locations

Our rentals location are at the following locations: Dublin city center, Dublin Airport, Cork city, Cork Airport, Galway City, Shannon airport, Kerry Airport and Knock Airport.


Exploring Ireland

We recommend visiting the Wicklow Mountains, Newgrange, and Howth Castle. If you are coming into the city, then picking up from the Dublin city rental office would be suitable and you have access to the same variety of cars as you would from the airport.

One route to explore is Ireland's Ancient East (irelandsancienteast) located on the East of Ireland, revisiting over 5000 years of Irish history which has been buried within the meadows, towns, and mountains in the East of Ireland.


The ancient east covers counties Carlow, Cavan, Cork, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Longford, Louth and Meath. Each landmark tells different stories that will capture your imagination. Looking to hike? Then Ireland's Ancient East areas would satisfy that urge so get your hiking boots on and explore the rugged mountain like the Cavan Burren Park.


Dublin is the capital of Ireland, by no means, you should visit Dublin city. A trip to the Dublin Zoo and the Leprechaun museum will definitely fill your day with excitement.


Wild Atlantic Way

With our cars located in Cork and Shannon, you have the closest access to the Wild Atlantic Way route where you can explore the best of West Ireland.

Driving along the West coast of Ireland is one of the most popular touring routes from our survey of previous Ireland car rental customers. Customers have said that the Wild Atlantic Way is one of the breathtaking routes they have ever ventured.


It covers over 2500 kilometers of unspoiled countryside that follow along Ireland’s Atlantic coast. This driving routes features 157 discovery points, and over 3500 attractions & activities.


Starting designated point is from Kinsale, Co. Cork, and follows a suggested route that takes you around the spectacular coastal and cliff-top roads that take you along Ireland’s Atlantic edge.


When you are heading into Kerry with your rental car, you’ll encounter Dingle, the Ring of Kerry and the Slea Head peninsulas, these regions are considered to be Ireland’s most outstanding countryside. Take the cable car to Dursey Island as the night draws in and you can experience 'Europe’s last sunset.'


Flying into Shannon airport puts you in the middle of Ireland busiest county. From here you will be heading into Co. Clare, where you will encounter the Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, River Shannon, Loop Head Lighthouse, and all these locations brings in visitors from all over, regardless of the weather or the time of year.


Galway City is also a lively city that awaits you with Connemara beaches nearby to visit.


Your journey then goes into Co. Mayo, where you will see Croagh Patrick Mountain looming over the surrounding countryside, and make your way to the road bridge to Achill Island. From here visit the village where the locals mainly speak the Irish language, although you will still get to meet some locals that speak English.


If you are adventurous, visit the Skellig Michael named as Ireland most protected Island by UNESCO.


Public Transport

Ireland has an efficient public transport network mainly serviced by buses; however, Dublin enjoys a frequent and modern mode of transportation with the non-stop bus, train and tram services.


If you are planning to visit outside Dublin to Galway, Cork and other counties, then a rental hire would be ideal.


Car Rental Pick Up Information

Car hire process is straightforward; all you need to do is arrive at the office with all the required documents such as proof of ID, driver's license, and your credit card. Our rentals agents will attend to your booking.


Fleet of cars

When renting a car with us, you have a choice of full range vehicles in different classes available at all nine locations; this includes our cheapest priced cars for quick city tours to our premium cars.


The cars on offer range from an economy class which is suitable for city breaks, to MPVs, SUV, and luxury cars which are more suited for traveling with family, or driving along the Wild Atlantic Way. See the full vehicle range selection here.

When making a quote, you will be shown a comparison of all car types & prices. This helps you to compare the type of vehicles on offer, and make a choice based on your requirements. Before completing the booking, you will be provided information on the various insurance and the level of the excess for the car class you have chosen.


Luxury Cars

We offer luxury car hire Dublin and at all our major car locations in Ireland, these locations includes Cork and Shannon making it convenient to drive in style no matter where you might be.


If you would like to drive a BMW, Audi or Mercedes-Benz, Car Rental Ireland offers these brands at the cheapest rates. Search for a quote above.


Car Rental Insurance Cover

We have simplified the car rental insurance information to help you make the right decision that suits you while you are making your car booking.


Rental Discount

When you rent a car in Dublin, Car Rental Ireland will offer you the opportunity to book car hire at the lowest rate, saving up to 10% on car hire rates. You can avail yourself of this car rental discount through our deals page.


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