Returning to Ireland

Social Welfare &
Habitual Residence

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non-Irish Family Members

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Where to Start

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been living abroad for ages or you’ve just been away a short time. You’ll need a plan of action. Start by reading our list of what you need to know about jobs, housing, healthcare and more. You can also read these 10 tips on returning to Ireland from others who've made the move back.

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Thinking of emigrating? Living abroad and want to know your options? Here’s the lowdown for now

  Emigration has always been popular among young adults and graduates seeking to expand their life experience, but then became a necessity for many people seeking work during the last recession. In the recovery, Ireland has seen increases in returning Irish emigrants, at one point overtaking the volume of people emigrating abroad. Yet, last year,… Read more »

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This project is co-financed by the European Commission under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020 and is supported by the Department of Justice and Equality