There are no passport controls in operation for Irish and UK citizens travelling between the 2 countries.
You do not need to have a passport to enter the other country.
However, all air and sea carriers require some form of identification and some regard a passport as the only valid identification.
Can you fly to England without a passport with Ryanair?
When flying every passenger (including minors) needs to carry a travel document that meets the requirements of Ryanair, immigration and other authorities. A valid passport or a National Identity Card is accepted in most cases. Driving licences are NOT acceptable for travel wth Ryanair between the UK and Ireland.
Can you fly to England without a passport with Aer Lingus?
You don’t need passports as Irish citizens flying to the UK with Aer Lingus. The link to Aer Lingus given earlier lists the forms of photo ID that are accepted for yourself and says that “Citizens of Ireland and the UK under the age of 16, do not need a photo ID, if travelling with their parent/guardian.”
Can you travel to Ireland without a passport?
Irish and British citizens do not strictly require a passport to travel between the two countries, but some form of (photo) identification is however required. Useful means of identification when travelling on these routes include: Valid passport. Photographic Driving License.
Can I fly to Dublin without a passport?
No you don’t need a passport to travel to Dublin with aer lingus if you are an irish citizen, but ryanair do require one Hope this helps.