CLARIFICATION: Just to clarify, is it not the EU, It is the Schengen Area only. You will have no problems having an event in Ireland … you should come over, the west coast of Ireland is a unique experience !!
Keep up the good work, it is truly appreciated, thank you so much …
Beannacht leat agus Slan / Ed
RESPONSE: Yes you are correct, it is the Schengen Area which does not include Britain & Ireland. Most Americans would not know the difference. The Schengen Area is primarily continental Europe and Scandinavia. Europe will be the same as Russia – you need to apply to visit.
You must apply to visit Schengen Area
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.