Moving to Ireland

move to irelandIf 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 moving to Ireland.

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

Living in Ireland  has a lot going for it – for newcomers moving to Ireland or for those returning after many years away. Like many other countries –  the Irish economy  slowed down after several years of massive growth – but there are very  good signs of recovery in 2017.

The Central Statistics Office estimate that the number of  people moving to Ireland in the year ending April 2015 was  69,300 . In the year ending April 2016 it was up to 79,300

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 most  areas are rising again in 2017   – 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.

Job vacancies have been increasing since 2015 after several years of slowdown.  The construction sector was the main area of slowdown.  Many of the global 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 support staff  with language skills .

The pace of life when Living in Ireland is very relaxed. Irish people seem to know that life isn’t just about the daily stresses and strains –  but more about family, holidays , celebrations and having  a laugh with friends.

Maybe your ancestors left Ireland many years ago – and you now want to return to your Irish roots. Maybe you or your parents were born in Ireland and you are thinking of going back “home” or even retiring in Ireland.

Whatever your reasons – you should find some useful information here to help you if you are thinking of moving to Ireland .