Information on 2009 National Number Change

Published 28/06/2004 13:53   |    Updated 27/04/2009 13:07

Information on 2009 National Number Change

In order to meet demand for telephone services in certain areas, the Commission for Communications Regulation ComReg has announced changes to telephone numbers in some STD code areas.

 

These changes will commence in May 2009 and complete in June 2009.  From May 2009, the old numbers will cease to operate and only the new numbers should be used.

 

Callers dialing the old number after the changeover date will hear a recorded announcement advising that the number has changed and asking the customer to dial again. No charges will be applied to the calls answered by the recorded announcement.

 

See Below for details of changeover dates:

 

8th May 2009

Cork

Bandon Area Code

(023)

22nd May 2009

Longford

Longford Area Code

(043)

5th June 2009

Tipperary

Clonmel Area Code

(052)

19th June 2009

Kerry

Killarney Area Code

(064)

 


See Below for details of changes to numbers:

 

STD Code/
Min. Num. Area

Change to telephone numbers
(all 5 digit numbers change to 7 digits)

023

Bandon

Place 88 in front of the current local 5 digit number

043

Longford

Place 33 in front of the current local 5 digit number

043

Granard

Place 66 in front of the current local 5 digit number

052

Clonmel

Place 61 in front of the current local 5 digit number

052

Cahir

Place 74 in front of the current local 5 digit number

052

Killenaule

Place 91 in front of the current local 5 digit number

064

Killarney

Place 66 in front of the current local 5 digit number

064

Rathmore

Place 77 in front of the current local 5 digit number

 

If you require further information on these changes, please visit www.askcomreg.ie/numberchanges

 

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