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Category: Returning to Ireland

Brexit updates for Irish returning from Britain


  A Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the United Kingdom concerning the Common Travel Area (CTA) was signed on May 8th 2019 reaffirming both Governments commitment to maintaining reciprocal rights and privileges under the CTA. We welcome this development, having previously raised our concerns about the situation for… Read more »


Information session for non-profits in London


  With the numbers of Irish people returning from abroad increasing, we believe it is important to work together to ensure Irish emigrants are offered a continuum of support as they make their way back to Ireland from around the world, including from the United Kingdom. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Safe Home Ireland,… Read more »


Wellbeing and returning to Ireland


  You care about yourself. But caring about is not the same as taking care of. The former is what you say, the latter is what you do. Moving to another country is the time to double-down on all the good things you should be doing anyway to take care of YOU! Consider the various aspects of… Read more »


More Irish returning than leaving


  For the first time since 2009 more Irish emigrants are returning to Ireland than leaving. That’s according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) today, August 28th 2018.  The CSO’s Population and Migration estimates show that in the year to April 2018 there were 28,400 Irish nationals who returned to Ireland, and 28,300… Read more »


New report finds returned Irish put at risk due to incorrect refusals of social welfare


Misinterpretation, misapplication and misconceptions are causing a barrier for returned Irish emigrants and their right to access social welfare entitlements on their return to Ireland. A new report published today by Crosscare Migrant Project, titled A Hundred Thousand Welcomes? explores the difficulties experienced by Irish emigrants who have returned to live in Ireland and have… Read more »


10 Tips On Returning To Ireland


  Planning a move home? Advice from others is a good place to start. Here’s what 400 recently returned Irish emigrants want you to know about making a successful return. 1. Research & budget in advance Do your research in advance and draft a budget to get an idea of key costs. Be prepared for… Read more »


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