Moving to Ireland

Moving to Ireland

If you are thinking about Moving to Ireland  or if you are looking for information about Living in Ireland – here at Irish Links we have plenty of advice and useful resources to help you. The recent decision of the UK to leave the EU has seen an increase in people looking for information about […]

Population of Ireland 2017

Population of Ireland 2017

When it comes to total population rise (i.e. natural change plus migration), Ireland had the fourth highest relative rise in population in the EU in 2016 (+10.6 per 1,000 residents). This meant Ireland had a total population rise of just over 50,000 in 2016 bringing it to 4,774,800 on 1 January 2017. Ireland had the […]

Irish Economy 2017

Irish Economy 2017

The Irish economy is showing good signs of continuing recovery. In 2016 real GDP grew by 5.2%, well above the euro area average.  The  European Economic Forecast said that some of the impressive headline GDP figures are still heavily distorted by the activities of large multinationals . However , domestic activity appears to have been […]

UK Jobs Moving to Ireland

UK Jobs Moving to Ireland

Brexit is on the way – and already some big businesses are planning to move staff out of London to other EU countries – with Ireland being one of the popular choices. JP Morgan announced their intention to move hundreds of London banking jobs to Dublin after Brexit. The numbers moving could grow even more […]

Religions in Ireland

Ireland has been a mainly Catholic country for many years – but the number of people who still class themselves as  Catholic has gradually declined in recent decades. There are now people with a variety of religions in Ireland. In 2016 – the census recorded that there were 78.3% of the population of Ireland who […]

House Rental Ireland

Rental Costs in Ireland About  750,000 Irish people live in rented houses and apartments. That number is increasing every day. Almost 10,000 tenants join the rental sector every month. Rents increased in Ireland during  2015 and 2016  – across all 35 counties. For some counties, particularly in the west , there was  an  increase in […]