Since going live to the world in August, 2018, Moving2Ireland has provided those wishing to move to Ireland with detailed information on all aspects of their journey.
The in-depth nature of the immigration, planning and post-arrival information provided on Moving2Ireland allows returning Irish emigrants and newcomers alike to make informed decisions regarding their move to Ireland.
It is this attention to detail which has helped Moving2Ireland become a trusted voice.
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Some of the most recent national and local press coverage received by Moving2Ireland can be viewed below.
August 28, 2018 | Dublin, Ireland | Newstalk
Launch of Moving2Ireland and latest CSO figures
Moving2Ireland founder Ruairi Spillane spoke to Newstalk’s Jonathan Healy about the launch of the Moving2Ireland website, as well as the latest immigration and emigration figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). Ruairi and Jonathan also discussed many of the challenges and opportunities encountered by returning emigrants and newcomers alike, and what life is like in Ireland in 2018.
August 31, 2018 | Kerry, Ireland | Radio Kerry
Launch of Moving2Ireland and challenges facing returning Irish emigrants
Ruairi spoke to Radio Kerry about the launch of the Moving2Ireland and the challenges facing many returning emigrants to Ireland. You can listen to the interview here.
January 27, 2020 | Ireland | The Irish Times
We have so much to offer Ireland, yet we seem to be an inconvenience best ignored.
“Most people know someone close to them living abroad. So it surprises me how little discourse there has been around Irish emigrants in the election campaign to date.”
Ruairi shared his thoughts with the Irish Times this week about the lack of discourse on returning Irish emigrants in the 2020 general election campaign to date. You can read the full article here.
October 27, 2018 | Ireland | Irish Independent via The Kerryman
People can often have a tunnel vision of returning to Ireland
“There are issues with mortgages, needing residency to get a mortgage. Social welfare, accessing third level education, obtaining an Irish driving license and car insurance can have strings attached. It’s really an informational issue, but these things can be made easier with planning.”
In October, Moving2Ireland founder, Ruairi Spillane spoke with The Kerryman (later republished in the Irish Independent) regarding some of the challenges facing Irish citizens that fail to prepare properly for their return home. You can read the full article that appeared in the Irish Independent here.
September 18, 2018 | Ireland | The Irish Times
Returning emigrants are not looking for a red-carpet, just fairness
“Ultimately, there is no sound argument, ethical or economic, to denying returning citizens access to maternity benefits and subsidised third-level education on the same terms as those who have been residing in the State.”
In September 2018, Moving2Ireland editor Hugo O’Doherty outlined some of the obstacles that many returning Irish emigrants faced on their return home. You can read the full article that appeared in The Irish Times here.
August 28, 2018 | New York, USA | Irish Central
Ready to move to Ireland? Resources, support have never been easier to come across
“Just like many before us, the Moving2Ireland team moved to a new country for adventure and opportunity. We remember the uncertainty and the excitement of the new and unknown.”
Ruairi Spillane spoke to the Irish Central newspaper in August following the launch of Moving2Ireland.com. He outlined issues around immigration regulations as well as information on why so many Irish citizens are returning home. You can read the full article from the Irish Central here.