We advise Irish citizens against all travel to Libya.
Irish citizens in Libya are advised to leave immediately by commercial means Due to the ongoing fighting and the risk of kidnapping or terrorist attacks throughout the country, the situation in Libya remains very dangerous.
Irish citizens are advised to move around the country with extreme caution.
Some general precautions to protect yourself from crime while in Libya include: Remember, the local laws apply to you as a visitor and it is your responsibility to follow them.
During Ramadan, Muslims are not permitted to eat, drink or smoke during daylight hours.
To avoid offence, you should not eat, drink or smoke in public during this time. Penalties for drug offences are severe and include the death penalty or life imprisonment.
You should respect local customs and sensitivities, especially during the holy month of Ramadan.