Northern Ireland in detail


People in Northern Ireland are generally keen to chat and welcoming towards visitors.

  • Round of drinks If you go to the bar in a pub it's polite to offer to buy drinks for the other people in your party, known as buying a round; the favour will be returned when your friends take their turn to get a round.
  • Politics and religion It's best to avoid potentially sensitive topics of conversation and hold off on offering opinions on local politics if you're with people you don't know well.