Expat Ireland News
Latest 10 news items tagged Ireland
19 Oct at 6 PM 2016
Spurred by the ubcertainty following the Brexit result, a huge number of disillusioned Britons are seeking to become expats working overseas.
Ever since the result of the Brexit referendum was announced, online international recruitment sites have been deluged by huge numbers of British workers seeking a new life abroad. A recent analysis of the millions of search results is showing the Irish Republic as a favourite destination for those starting a new life and wishing to remain EU citizens by any possible means.
14 Oct at 6 PM 2016
Thousands of British citizens are rushing to mitigate Brexit’s effects on their lives by applying for Irish passports and citizenship.
During the three months following the announcement that Britain had voted to leave the European Union, a massive 37,000 Brits living in both the UK and Northern Ireland
are taking the emigration route to the southern part of the island. The increase of 83 per cent over the same months last year has resulted in the Irish passport office extending temporary staff contracts for at least three months....
10 Oct at 6 PM 2016
The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is being sued in the European Court of Justice over his banning of any pre-Article 50 negotiations.
A legal challenge has been mounted by the Fair Deal for Expats group on the basis that Junckers’ so-called ‘presidential order’ has no basis in EU law and must be considered an ‘unlawful gagging order’. The group is calling for the immediate annulment of the order, thus allowing the commencement of EU/UK pre-Brexit talks focusing on Brexit’s potential effects on British...
23 Sep at 6 PM 2016
An innovative new school in Abu Dhabi is aimed at teaching Irish to the children of expats from the Emerald Isle.
The unique Gaeliscoil Irish-language school exists to teach the children of Irish expats working on contract in the UAE, in the hope that its pupils will stay in touch with their heritage and history through the beauty of the ancient language. Started with just three pupils, the school now teaches 30 children and is planning a registration day in the capital in order to encourage more enrolments.
Teacher Elis Ni...
8 Sep at 6 PM 2016
Expat lifestyle surveys aren’t just about how much money is earned, where’s the surest destination for fast career advancement and what’s best for families, they’re also about spending as little time as possible in the office.
Expat networking website InterNations’ latest survey is hitting the headlines by identifying the top relocation destinations for those wanting to work as few hours as is possible. Spending as little time as possible in the office allows more time to be spent enjoying your new country, even although the...
10 Aug at 6 PM 2016
Australia’s healthcare provisions are known to be of exceptional standard, but the ever-rising costs of treatment are a cause for concern in the country’s expat community.
The Australian healthcare system is a hybrid of public and private hospitals and clinics, seen as a cross between the USA’s expensive and fully privatised system and the British National Health Service. All residents have access to what’s on offer, but expats cannot take advantage of the various free services and must pay for everything, leaving them unable...
3 Aug at 6 PM 2016
’s house prices, friendly locals and natural beauty make it a great choice for UK expats forced to leave European countries.
For Brit expats unwilling to wait and see as regards their post-Brexit right to remain and even more unwilling to darken England’s door again, the Republic of Ireland
may well be the answer. One British couple who’d lived in France for 19 years decided to give Ireland
a try, and haven’t regretted their decision for a minute.
Having at first decided to return to the UK, they...
27 Jul at 6 PM 2016
Alanya’s Animal Care House and dog shelter and its volunteer expat helpers offer rehabilitation, medical attention and rehoming overseas as well as locally to the city’s stray dog population.
Many favourite expat destinations have a stray dog problem, with Turkey’s Antalya city no exception to the distressing norm. It’s something that a good number of expats find hard to accept, especially if they’re dog lovers themselves. Thanks to expat volunteers and locals, Antalya’s street dogs are luckier than most.
26 Jul at 6 PM 2016
If the usual expat destinations have lost their appeal for the more adventurous British would-be emigrant, these five countries are well worth considering.
Over 5.5 million Britons are believed to be living, working or retiring overseas, with the most popular destinations being Spain, Australia, Ireland
, Canada and the USA. Great weather and cultural similarities are attractions in themselves, but for those who don’t want to be encased in a Little Britain scenario, there are other interesting choices out there.
18 Jul at 6 PM 2016
Following the devastating terror attack on Bastille Day, British and Irish expat residents are defiantly stating they’re staying put and going nowhere.
France’s third terrorist attack during the past 18 months has failed to deter expats from the UK and Ireland
from getting on with their lives in the popular Mediterranean seaside resort. Many own hospitality businesses and are determined not to let the atrocity affect their chosen lifestyles.
Dubliner Barry Gallagher’s pub sits just one street back from the wide, beachside...