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Author: Sarah Owen

Claiming an Irish State Pension from Australia


  Living in Australia, but previously worked in Ireland? You might be able to combine your Irish and Australian social insurance contributions to help you qualify for an Irish pension. You can even apply whilst living in Australia. Read on to find out more!   What do I need to know? The Social Security Agreement… Read more »


Going to Canada Webinars: Summer 2022


  Following the success of our Going to Canada webinars this April, we’re delighted to announce that we’ll be running another four sessions for Irish people going to Toronto and Vancouver on the International Experience Canada in 2022. Join us and the Eamonn O’Loghlin Irish Canadian Immigration Centre (I/CAN) for these FREE monthly webinars, and… Read more »


Returning to Ireland Webinars May 2022


  Returning to Ireland from Australia? Join us and the Irish Support Agency NSW Inc for a series of three FREE webinars for Irish emigrants returning to Ireland from Sydney and elsewhere in Australia. We’ll guide you through what you need to know about planning your return, and help you prepare for your big move… Read more »


Presentation to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence


  On Tuesday 26th April we had the opportunity to present to members of the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence on issues affecting returning Irish emigrants, including: Access to social welfare assistance and the Habitual Residence Condition, Emergency accommodation for people returning into homelessness, and Immigration requirements for non-Irish family members. We were… Read more »


Going to Canada Webinars April 2022


  Going to Canada on the International Experience Canada (IEC) in 2022? Join Crosscare Migrant Project and the Eamonn O’Loghlin Irish Canadian Immigration Centre (I/CAN) for two FREE webinars this April, and find out what you need to know before you go! We’ll help you prepare for your arrival and guide you through how to… Read more »


Statement on Ukraine


  It is with great sadness and deep concern that we watch the unfolding of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.  We express solidarity with the people of Ukraine and with the Ukrainian community in Ireland. We welcome the news that visa requirements for all Ukrainian citizens entering Ireland will be waived, and note the advice… Read more »


NEW Online Resource for Returning Irish


  Did you know that citizensinformation.ie now features information on returning to Ireland? Created by the Citizens Information Board with support from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, this new resource contains information on the practicalities involved in returning to Ireland – from planning your journey home alone or with children, to finding somewhere… Read more »

Citizens Information Returning to Ireland section


Business network for Irish-Australian returnees


  The Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce is the kindred network, committed to adding value and bringing opportunities to its like-minded members. The chamber has chapters in both Ireland and Australia, which acts as a bridge between the two nations. Through events, programs and initiatives, our chamber provides members a network of support and a… Read more »


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