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Increase in Irish people leaving the country


  According to the latest Central Statistics Office Population and Migration Estimates released this August, an estimated 27,600 Irish people left Ireland in the year to April 2022. This represents an increase of 4,800 people leaving when compared to last year’s figures which estimated that 22,800 Irish people emigrated in the year to April 2021. Although more Irish people returned… Read more »


Essential documents when emigrating


  There’s so much to think about when moving abroad. To make things easier, we’ve put together a handy list of essential documents to bring with you. It’s also a good idea to scan these and save electronic copies to your email or in the cloud so you can access them remotely. Identification Passport Birth… Read more »


Going on a Summer J1 in 2022


  Going to the USA this summer on a J1? Our friends, the Coalition of Irish Immigration Centers, have put together some useful advice to help you make the most of your visit.     Cultural Ambassador While you’re over there, remember that you’re one of Ireland’s Cultural Ambassadors! Work hard and have fun, but… 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 »


3 things to know about volunteering abroad


  If only we could narrow it down to just three things to know about volunteering abroad! Every year, more than 2000 people volunteer from Ireland in other countries around the world. Most of them (85%) volunteer for four weeks or less, and many go to Sub Saharan Africa and south east Asia with countries… Read more »


3 things to know about going to Chile


  Chile is a country with rich connections to Ireland – even Chile’s independence hero, Bernardo O’Higgins, had an Irish father. It is also home to a thriving and rapidly growing Irish Community. Here are three things to know for anyone age 18 to 30 heading off to this beautiful and fun part of South America:… Read more »


3 things to know about World GAA


  The GAA has more clubs now operating around the world than ever before with 420 units currently registered outside of Ireland. This means it is now possible to play Gaelic Games from Montreal to Massachusetts to Madrid to Maastricht to Moscow the Middle East and Melbourne. The lure of the GAA Club abroad is… Read more »


3 things to know about moving to the UAE


  For the last number of years Irish emigrants have been attracted to the sun, sand and salaries on offer in places like Dubai and Abu Dhabi. We asked our friends at AbuDhabiPaddy.com what 3 things first time Irish emigrants need to know about moving to the United Arab Emirates.   1. What to expect?… Read more »


3 things to know about moving to London


  As an Irish citizen, you can move to the UK and immediately have a legal right to reside due to the ‘Common Travel Area’ agreement. This means you are entitled to live, work and apply for benefits in the UK with few restrictions. Despite this, moving to London is still a big step and… Read more »

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3 things to know if you’re new to Australia


  For many first time emigrants, GAA clubs abroad become a home away from home. This is especially true in Australia! Michael Cusacks GAA are a club based in Sydney who welcome new arrivals from all over Ireland. Here’s 3 things they want you to know about moving to Australia. 1. Having a support network… Read more »

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