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Going Dutch – Netherlands

Irish citizens have a fairly easy time relocating to other EU countries. Historically, we’ve headed to other English-speaking countries, but with the ease of immigrating to another EU country makes a move to the continent more tempting. What can you expect if you go Dutch and move to the Netherlands? Yes, people often speak English, Read More >

Your Grandparents’ Move to Britain

Long before Ryanair, your grandparents found cheap seats to Britain on the mail boats. Their experience wasn’t totally unlike ours. They didn’t have assigned seating either, and it could be a bit rough. But the other options were too dear. Instead of landing at their real destination, they too arrived at a port some distance Read More >

Surviving Your International Move Solo

                  Moving overseas as a carefree singleton is certainly less complicated than moving with a partner and children, but it isn’t easy. Going home alone after a day of navigating a new culture can be a very lonely experience, even with social media shrinking the distance to Read More >

Is Moving to the UK for Work Still an Option?

The chief Brexit negotiator for the European Union will be in Ireland this week to meet with government officials here as plans progress for the UK to leave the EU. Next month, the Taoiseach will chair an-island dialogue on the impact of Brexit. And in Northern Ireland, a broad coalition of groups is bringing a Read More >

A Very Quick History of Irish Immigration to the USA

The number of Americans claiming Irish ancestry is now larger than the number of people in Ireland. The journey from Ireland to the United States of American is a well-worn path, and the history of immigration to the USA from the time of that state’s founding to the present day is reflected in the experiences Read More >

Ship Your Vehicle In Time To See USA’s Autumn Colours

Autumn isn’t the best time for touring around Ireland on your motorcycle. It’s rainy, and the roads can be hazardous. But it’s the ultimate time to see the New England region of the USA by motorcycle, and shipping from Dublin is easier than you might think. The leaves are turning colour, but over there they aren’t dashed to Read More >