Power plugs and outlets used in Northern-Ireland


Are you visiting Northern-Ireland and you need to know if you need any adapter or converter for the power plugs and power outlets used in Northern-Ireland? Please select from which country you are to see if you need any adapters and/or converters in Northern-Ireland.



Electricity in Northern-Ireland

In Northern-Ireland they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type G
The voltage is 230V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and outlets Northern-Ireland

The outlets and plugs used in Northern-Ireland are G.. You can take a look at the pictures below to see how each plug and socket type looks.

Northern-Ireland power plug outlet type G

Are the power plugs and sockets different from your home country? Click on the link below for a universal power plug adapter for Northern-Ireland.

Click for Northern-Ireland power plug adapter

Voltage and frequency used in Northern-Ireland

All sockets in Northern-Ireland provide a standard voltage of 230V with a frequency of 50Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Northern-Ireland if the standard voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is mostly the case in Europe, Australia, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V-127V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you will need a voltage converter in Northern-Ireland. Without a converter you will damage you electronic equipment.

Voltage converters are available trough the links below, you can also choose for a plug adapter and voltage converter in one device.

Click for Voltage converter

The standard frequency in Northern-Ireland is 50Hz. If this frequency is different than the frequency in your home country we do not recommend to use your electronic equipment in Northern-Ireland. But if the voltage is the same (230V) it is possible to use your equipment for a short time (AT YOUR OWN RISK). This especially applies to any moving, rotating or time related appliances.

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