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  Six Scenic Train Trips You Can Take From Dublin


Articles - Ireland

Today Dublin, the capital of and largest city in Ireland, serves as a corporate gateway to the rest of Europe. Its booming IT industry attracts expats from different parts of the world, especially the United States and Europe. Lucrative jobs are also available in the many major pharmaceutical companies that have set up headquarters or manufacturing offices in the city. Living in the capital city can be expensive, and accommodation is difficult to find, but expats are also paid well in Ireland.   more ...

  9 Reasons Why Moving To Ireland Will Make Your Life Better


Articles - Ireland

There are many reasons why expats should consider moving to Ireland. They’re thinking about the move not just because the economy is picking up once more but also because it’s a great expat destination.

Indeed, Ireland always ranks well in various expat surveys and consultants ECA International ranks Dublin as the world's second best city for US expats to live in.   more ...

  Ireland - Recommended Blogs


Articles - Ireland

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 blogs that might be useful for expats there.

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Romance novelist by day, mischievous American expat in Ireland by night, Becky is a globetrotting sweetheart with a recently acquired penchant for Irish rugby.   more ...

  Ten Resources For Expats Who Want To Learn Irish Gaelic


Articles - Ireland

Every year, in the run-up to St Patrick’s Day, there’s a two-week festival called Seachtain na Gaeilge, meaning ‘Irish Language Week’, which celebrates and promotes the Irish language around the country and the world. It’s a great way to celebrate this beautiful language that is unfortunately little used even in its home country.   more ...

  Why Moving To Ireland Will (Probably) Make You Happier


Articles - Ireland

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 ...

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