Ireland Information Guide


  Why Moving To Ireland Will (Probably) Make You Happier

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Mention Ireland, and the associations that come to mind will almost certainly be positive – Irish music, both modern and traditional, Irish whiskey, Guinness, the Gaelic language, the Irish accent, Irish literature, and plenty more. Even the more unpleasant associations tend to be filtered through the lens of cinema or nostalgia.

Fortunately, it turns out that the reality lives up to these associations. The recent World Happiness Report published by the UN ranked Ireland 18th in its list of the happiest countries in the world.   more ...

  How Do You Find A Job In Ireland As An Expat?

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Ireland may be a small country, but it has a grand cultural heritage of art, music and folklore. It is home to some of the most beautiful castles in the world, and its natural landscapes look like they're straight out of a picture book.

The people of this tiny island are large-hearted and are widely known for their friendliness and good humor.   more ...

  Ireland – Top Five Expat Blogs

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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Ireland and some of the bloggers who write about living there.


Magnumlady writes about her experiences living in Ireland, with fantastic photos illustrating each post. A winner of the annual Tweetiepic awards, this blog will give you a great insight into some of the sights and experiences you’ll discover once you’ve moved to the Emerald Isle.   more ...

  A Guide to Funding College Education In Ireland

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Ireland is a great destination to further your studies due to the sheer variety of courses on offer. Ireland is reputed for its educational excellence and also happens to have one of the youngest populations in all of Europe. English is the main language of the country and international students will find it easy to fit in. They will also have a chance to immerse themselves in the rich culture, unspoiled natural beauty and cosmopolitan character of the big cities in Ireland.

Higher education in Ireland
The universities in Ireland are fully recognized internationally.   more ...

  Where to Live in Dublin - A Guide for Expat Professionals

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Dublin, the most populous city in Ireland, has attained more and more of an international character as this century has progressed, now being listed as an "Alpha-" city in the prestigious rankings of the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Though unlikely to ever reach the "Alpha ++" plateau that is lorded over by New York City and London alone, Dublin remains firmly within the top 30 of the world's most internationally oriented cities (and many who seek out more of a balance between authentic local life and internationalism might argue if an "Alpha ++" ranking is desirable in the first place.)

Over 520,000 citizens now call Dublin home, with another 1.3 million residing in the greater metropolitan area. Dublin and its surrounding counties regularly rank atop the nation in terms of disposable income, and its housing is not necessarily always the most expensive in the nation - locales to the West, like Galway, have been quite competitive in recent years.   more ...


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