When considering a move to a new city, there is nothing more valuable than hearing real life stories and experiences from other expats who have lived there. We'd love to hear about your expat experiences. Please contact us if you live or have lived in Ireland and would like to share your story.

Moving to Ireland from South Africa: Interviews with South African expats living in Ireland

Caro moved from South Africa to Ireland during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic with her wife and cat. While the beginning was tough and full of low points, they are finally getting to enjoy their new life in Dublin. Read more about her expat experience in Ireland.Caro profile
Originally from South Africa, Darren and his wife Johanna have been living on the Emerald Isle for two years, and they love every minute of it. Darren chats with Expat Arrivals about life in Dublin, why he feels he made the right move, and what he likes most about his adopted country. Check out our interview with Darren about expat life in Ireland.Darren profile

Moving to Ireland from Chile: Interviews with Chilean expats living in Ireland

Alejandra is a Spanish teacher and translator living in Dublin. Originally from Santiago, Chile, Alejandra now lives and works in Ireland and, despite the weather, loves the kind people and describes the city as enchanting. Read our expat interview with Alejandra.Alejandra profile

Moving to Ireland from Canada: Interviews with Canadian expats living in Ireland

Grace is a Canadian expat living in Ireland. Having transferred to work at the Dublin branch of her company, she operates as a consultant in the tax and accounting industry. A lover of travel, her main priority when moving to a new country is proximity to a major airport and yoga studio. Learn more about her life as an expat in Ireland.Grace profile

Moving to Ireland from the USA: Interviews with American expats living in Ireland

Terri Lee is an American expat who moved to Ireland with her husband and their two children about seven years ago. She says that there were challenges in the beginning, including getting to know and understand the local health and education systems, but a few years down the line, they're happily settled into their new lives in Cork. Read more about her experiences as an expat in Ireland.Terri profile
Kevin is an American expat living and working in Dublin for several years. Although he misses his family back in the States, the Irish locals, culture and scenery are what keep him happy in the Emerald Isle. Read about his expat life in Ireland.Kevin profile
FJ is an American expat of Austrian extraction who is now living in Dublin with her husband, a US diplomat, and children. She loves the friendly people and beautiful countryside and is trying to adapt to the constant rain and high cost of living. Get her take on expat life in Ireland.FJ profile

Moving to Ireland from Poland: Interviews with Polish expats living in Ireland

Joanna moved from Poland to Dublin to pursue a career and love life. The move was an easy one for her, as she has been visiting Dublin since she was 19 years old and fell in love with it. Read more about Joanna's expat experience in Dublin.Joanna profile

Moving to Ireland from Australia: Interviews with Australian expats living in Ireland

Jehan is from Australia but moved to Dublin with her Irish husband, where she works as a course developer for a private college. She loves the scenery in Dublin, the friendliness of the locals and Dublin's social scene. Read more about Jehan's expat experience in Dublin.Jehan profile

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