Living in Ireland – Moving to Ireland

If you are Living in Ireland or planning on  Moving to Ireland – here at Irish Links we have some information , advice and useful resources to help you make the move.

You will find free information and advice about living in Ireland  : – Irish Citizenship , Removals to Ireland , Exchanging Currency , Buying a House in Ireland, Finding Jobs in Ireland , Bank Accounts, Pensions, Irish Income Tax, Credit Cards  , Car Tax . Mobile PhonesBroadband  and much much more.

Move to IrelandLiving in Ireland still has a lot going for it – for newcomers or those returning after many years away. Like many other countries –  the Irish economy has slowed down after several years of massive growth – but there are  signs of recovery in 2016.

The Central Statistics Office estimate that the number of  people moving to live in Ireland in the year ending April 2014 was  60,600 .

Property : Irish house prices dropped by more than 50% from their peak in 2008 – which was great for anyone looking to buy a house in Ireland. The house prices in some areas are starting to rise again  – and now may be a good time to think about buying a home in Ireland again. There are still some good bargains to be found.

In Ireland the personal taxation levels are still amongst the lowest in the OECD. For companies relocating to Ireland – the corporation tax is still one of the lowest in the world at 12.5%. Ireland is the only English-speaking country that operates within the eurozone.Living in Ireland

Jobs are not as easy to find in Ireland now as they were iin the so calles “Celtic Tiger”  years . The construction sector was the main area of slowdown but many major IT related companies such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Twitter, Paypal ,Ebay ,Facebook HP, and Intel have located their European headquarters in Ireland. Skilled IT staff are always required as well as people with language skills .

The pace of life when Living in  Ireland is relaxed. Irish people seem to know that life isn’t just about the stresses and strains that we’re faced with daily, but rather about friends and family; holidays and celebrations; a pint and a laugh with friends.

Maybe your ancestors left Ireland many years ago – and you now want to return to your Irish roots. Maybe you were born in Ireland and are thinking of going back “home” or even retiring in Ireland. Whatever your reasons – you should find some useful information here to help you make the move.