Live in Ireland
Inspired by nature, heritage and story – a culture we are proud to share. Ireland is an island of inspiration.
Live in Ireland
Ireland is a place of stunning natural beauty and home to a people known for passion, tolerance, humour and imagination.
Why live in Ireland?
Ireland is an increasingly diverse society and is currently ranked highly across a range of quality of life indices.
- 12th out of 239 countries on the 2020 Social Progress Index
- 3rd in the 2019 UN Development Programme’s Human Development Index
- 1 in 5 born abroad living in Ireland. CSO Census 2022
A great place to live
What is life like in Ireland?
Steeped in history and mythology, ours is a creative tradition expressed through art, music, dance, theatre, literature and film.
In Ireland, we relish the opportunity to play, to share, to compete and to challenge ourselves.
We value our sense of community and embrace difference. We believe that work must harmonise with life. Ireland – a great place to live.
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is the largest group involved in the preservation and promotion of Irish traditional music.
The Citizens Information Board is the statutory body which supports the provision of information, advice and advocacy on a broad range of public and social services.
The Creative Ireland Programme is guided by a vision that every person in Ireland will have the opportunity to realise their full creative potential.
Culture Ireland promotes Irish arts around the world.
Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media
The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media oversees the protection and presentation of Ireland's cultural assets.
Foras na Gaeilge
Foras na Gaeilge is the body responsible for the promotion of the Irish language throughout the whole island of Ireland.
The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) is Ireland's largest sporting organisation. It is celebrated as one of the great amateur sporting associations in the world.
Government of Ireland - gov.ie
This website is a central portal for online government services, allowing citizens the ability to search and find all government services in a single, convenient manner.
Irish Film Board
Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry, investing in talent, creativity and enterprise.
Planning, leading and coordinating the sustainable development of competitive and recreational sport in Ireland.
The Arts Council
The Arts Council of Ireland is the Irish government agency for developing the arts.
The Heritage Council
The Heritage Council is a public body whose mission is to develop a wide understanding of the vital contribution that our heritage makes to our social, environmental & economic well-being.
IrishImmigration.ie - visa information
IrishImmigration.ie provides information on immigration service delivery, including visas.