Between 2019 and 2020, 85,400 people immigrated to Ireland – many of whom ended up in the capital city. While it’s worth noting that a third of those who made the move were Irish citizens, many other nationalities are making their homes here too.

As with any international move, there’s a lot to consider before relocating to Dublin. Where will you live? Will you like your new home? Do you need a job before you arrive? How do you find the right school for your children? And can you bring your pets?

Luckily, we’ve answered some of the biggest questions in our simple 10-step guide on moving to Dublin. We’ve also got information on in-demand skills, as well as a list of enticing reasons to live here.

For citizens of the EU, the UK and the EEA, relocating to Dublin is a relatively straightforward process. So we’ve got advice about how to settle in once you arrive. For those from further afield, it’s a little trickier to get all the paperwork in order, but we’ve got all the information you need below too.

Check out the following articles for more information on relocating to Dublin.

Diversity in the city

Living in Dublin comes with so many benefits, it’s no surprise that so many people are choosing to call the city home. In fact, at least 17% of the population hails from abroad. So you should settle into this diverse city no matter where you’re from. Dublin is considered one of the friendliest in the world, so newcome

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A guide to meeting people in the city

How to meet people in Dublin Moving somewhere new can be daunting. But spending time with other new arrivals who have shared your experience can really help you to settle in. There are also plenty of ways to make friends with local Dubs. Here are some tips to help you meet new people in Dublin. Seeking out other expats If you want to meet up with your fellow nationals in the city, both Meetup and InterNations run groups that can make that happen. There’s already some meetups li

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