We know that moving to another country can be a daunting task so we’ve outlined answers to some common questions below. We’d also refer you to two websites in particular, one is Living in Ireland, which was compiled by the Crosscare Migrant Project, the other is Citizen’s Information which provides info on moving country. With that said:

What are the entry requirements?

If you’re an EU citizen, you don’t need a visa to visit Dublin. This also applies to citizens of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Please read our page on visas for full requirements.

How do I get to Dublin?

Have a look at our Getting to Dublin page.

What languages are spoken?

Irish is the first language of the Republic of Ireland but a vast majority of citizens speak English as their first language. According to the 2011 National Census figures, there are a total of 119,526 people who speak Polish as their first language. French is the next most common first language, spoken by 56,430 people nationwide, followed by 31,635 people whose mother tongue is Lithuanian. The next most commonly spoken first languages are German, Russian, Spanish, Romanian, Chinese, Latvian, Portuguese and Arabic.

How do I find a place to live?

Have a look at our Long Term Accommodation page or the Housing section on Living in Ireland.

Where can I find work?

Have a look at our Finding Work page in the Working section or the Working section on Citizens Information.

How do I get my kids into school?

Have a look at the Education section on Citizens Information as it contains all you need to know.