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Returning to Ireland

Welcome to the Returning to Ireland portal on the Global Irish website.


On these webpages you will find a range of materials and links that will help you access specific and tailored information, advice and supports on returning to Ireland. Many of the issues related to returning to Ireland fall outside the responsibility of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade but on these pages we will signpost you to the correct website and authorities.

This website has been designed with returning emigrants in mind but anyone thinking of moving to Ireland will find the materials on this site useful. No matter what your circumstance, in advance of returning to Ireland or coming to Ireland you should do as much research as possible.

Returning to Ireland - Finances

Returning to Ireland - Finances

Information on taxes, mortgages, car insurance and setting up a bank account. 

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Returning to Ireland - Setting up a home

Returning to Ireland - Setting up a home

Information on the basics of getting set up upon your return to Ireland.

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Accessing Social Welfare Assistance

Accessing Social Welfare Assistance

Learn more about your entitlements and conditions to qualify for social welfare benefits.

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