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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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3 things to know about going to New Zealand


  Made up of 600 hundred or more islands, New Zealand is one of those places that will keep surprising you. Known in Maori as Aotearoa, meaning ‘land of the long white cloud’, it’s a land of so much more than just sheep, honey, the haka, and kiwis (the bird but also the fruit!). If… Read more »


3 things to know about summer in Chicago


  Going to the USA on summer J-1 can be an amazing experience. Home of the Blues Brothers, deep dish pizza, the Willis (Sears) Tower, and Al Capone Chicago is an exciting city with a lot to offer. Make the most of your time there and read these tips from our friends in Irish Community… Read more »


3 things to know to mind how go


Living abroad for the first time? Here’s 3 things new emigrants want you to know about minding yourself when you first emigrate: 1. Give yourself time to settle Between finding a job and somewhere to live, the first few weeks are going to feel like a total whirlwind. Give yourself time to adjust after the… Read more »


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