Mar 9, 2010

French Fried in Ireland

Another blog that I stumbled on this week - by an American , learning French in Ireland. The blog summary says she has moved to France - but the more recent posts are about living in Ireland. Problems getting the internet. high ESB bills, cold weather - all the usual problems of living in Ireland.

Read more at French Fried

Mar 3, 2010

Only Nigerians coming to Ireland have to provide fingerprints

From March 2010 The Irish Government has started collecting biometric data from certain visa applicants. From March 2010 all visa applicants aged 6 years and over residing in Nigeria must provide fingerprints.

This seems a bit discriminatory I think? Why just Nigerians??

Mar 2, 2010

Minnesota Man Moved to Ireland

Another blog - about moving to Ireland. This time it's a man called John O'Sullivan who has moved here from Minnesota. He is currently in Galway but is looking for a job in digital, marketing and media. With Google , Ebay, Facebook etc - all based in Dublin - he thinks he will end up there. He is using his blog and Twitter to help him find work. The blog gives a great insider's view on the ups and downs of moving to Ireland. See it Here

Mar 1, 2010

Kellie From Toronto Moved to the West of Ireland

A Canadian girl called Kellie is having some good times and bad times in the West of Ireland. After living in Galway for a while she tried her hand at working as an AU Pair in Co Mayo - but thay job ended afer 1 week. Read more about the Canadian in Ireland here

I thought I had mentioned this blog before - but can't seem to find that post right now.

From New York to Dublin

This blog I just discovered has been going since July 2009 - It's a lovely well written blog by Lauri - the tag line is "An Irish American Family moves from New York to Dublin, and creates Highlights in the place of their Roots."

Read more about their big move to Ireland here