Irish in the UAE: High costs, loneliness, and the risks of a taxi alone
- March 11, 2019, 06:00
Irish emigrants in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have advised women who move there against getting a taxi alone. One Irish woman living there says it(...)
What is worrying the Irish in Britain about Brexit?
- February 22, 2019, 06:00
With a COMMUNITY of almost 400,000, the United Kingdom is host to the largest Irish-born POPULATION outside of the Republic of Ireland. Despit(...)
How do I apply for a PPS number for my non-Irish partner?
- January 11, 2019, 08:00
Question: I’m moving back to home to Ireland in the next few months with my partner, who is from an EU country. Can he apply for a PPS number before (...)
Advice for returning emigrants applying for social welfare
- June 1, 2018, 07:15
This week, Crosscare Migrant Project published a report highlighting how some returning Irish emigrants are being refused social welfare because of in(...)
Will our kids get child benefit on our return to Ireland?
- May 4, 2018, 09:00
Question: My wife and I are planning to move home from Canada later this year with our two children, aged four and two. We are trying to work out our(...)
Do we need to apply for Irish citizenship for our baby born abroad?
- February 8, 2018, 09:30
Q: Our first child will be born in New Zealand in March. My wife and I are both Irish and would like our baby to have Irish citizenship, even though (...)
Returning to live in Ireland with a child? Here's everything you need to know
- January 24, 2018, 10:06
Q: My partner and I are moving back to Cork from Canada this summer. We have been living here for nearly six years, and now have an almost one-ye(...)
Can I claim maternity benefit when I move back to Ireland?
- April 23, 2017, 01:00
Question: SJ, Australia My partner and I are expecting our first baby in September. We are trying to decide if we should move back to Ireland from Au(...)
How can I claim my Irish State pension from abroad?
- March 5, 2017, 12:01
Question I am Irish born and educated, and I emigrated to Switzerland in my twenties. I worked with the South Eastern Health Board for three years i(...)