Useful information about returning to Ireland


It's helpful to find out a little more information before you make the decision to return to Ireland. 


Advice from other returnees 

If you want to chat to others who have either already moved back or are thinking of doing so, you'll want to check out:


Other useful resources


Prison  release and returning to Ireland

The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) can provide information, advocacy and support to Irish people in prison abroad and their families. They have two offices:

  • The one in London works with Irish born prisoners in the UK
  • The one in Maynooth works with Irish prisoners in the rest of the world

You can read their leaflet, ‘Irish Prisoners Overseas: A Step-By-Step Guide to Preparing for Release’ and also see thier website for more information. 


Need information on Irish citizenship?

The best places to find information on Irish citizenship are: