Returning to Ireland

Social Welfare &
Habitual Residence


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What You
Need
to Know


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Returning
in
Crisis


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Your
Wellbeing


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Bringing
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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Returning to Northern Ireland from abroad


  We are based in the Republic of Ireland, but we do sometimes get queries about returning to Northern Ireland. As the North is in a different jurisdiction, there are different rules that apply for immigration, health, benefits, housing and more. Be sure to do your research on your rights and entitlements in the North… Read more »

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Our work with Irish emigrants is funded by the Emigrant Support Programme of the Department of Foreign Affairs

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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

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