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Reduced opening hours from October to Easter; some destinations close.
Cold and wet weather throughout the country; fog can reduce visibility.
Big city attractions operate as normal.
Weather often good: sun and rain in May; 'Indian summers' and often warm in September.
Summer crowds and accommodation rates drop off.
Weather at its best.
Accommodation rates at their highest (especially in August).
Tourist peak in Dublin, Kerry, southern and western coasts.
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