Applying for a visa for Ireland

Applying for your visa

If you are required to apply for a visa to visit Ireland, you can do this online but must do it from within your home country. The online application portal will have all instructions tailored to your location.

Applications will be in English, and you will need to be able to print at the end. You will also have to send in some supporting information like your passport/travel documents, and possibly biometric information.

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Discovering Ireland – an overview of the social, economic and political climate

Thanks to its beautiful scenery and business opportunities, Ireland attracts many tourists and expats alike. If you’re headed to the Emerald Isle to try your luck, it’s helpful to have an overview of the social, economic and political climate.

Located in the Northern Atlantic Ocean, Ireland is one of the larger British Isles split into two countries: Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, and Ireland, sometimes referred to as the Republic of Ireland, which is an independent nation. Spanning roughly 70,273 km2, the independent country is divided into 26 counties and much larger than its northern counterpart.
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Ever wondered what the cost of living is in Ireland

It should be noted that in general the cost of living in the Republic of Ireland is decreasing. However, as Ireland had become one of the most expensive places to live in recent years, this decrease might not be readily apparent to those who have recently moved or intend to move here.

Nevertheless, electricity and gas prices are on the decrease. There are obvious reductions in the price of food as a consequence of the arrival of Lidl/Aldi and also because the recession (depression) has made people more aware of what they spend.
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Trinity College – Campus Accommodation

Within the famous Trinity College, Dublin, these campus rooms and apartments are located in central Dublin. The famous Book of Kells is just a short walk away through the historic 16th-century college. The campus accommodations in Trinity College are in either modern apartments or historic study rooms in older areas of the College. Rooms all […]
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For this weekend do some City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-on Hop-off Tour!

Experience the beauty, history and culture of Dublin during this popular hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Choose from one or two day tickets and select one of two popular routes that highlight the best of the Emerald Isle. Discover historic buildings, iconic sites, ancient landmarks and vibrant nightlife at your own pace and enjoy free extras, […]
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Up the Deise!

Dublin: It’s been a couple busy weeks here in Ireland so I thought I would bring all up to date on the goings on here in Dungarvan and County Waterford (our home county). First off, as the blog name suggests, the Senior Hurling men of Waterford were victorious in the semi-final match of the All […]
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The Kildare Street Hotel by theKeycollection – Stay in the Heart of Dublin.

Kildare Street Hotel by thekeycollection is located in the heart of Dublin City Centre. Set within 5 adjoining Georgian townhouses, this charming hotel boasts a privileged position in the heart of Dublin city centre, with some rooms overlooking the famous Trinity College. Discounted car parking is available for guests in the nearby Setanta Q-Park. Open […]
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Things To Do in Dublin: Activities & Tours!

Dublin, capital of the Emerald Isle, is brimming with history and Irish charm. Within the city, there’s a varied selection of Dublin attractions, including Temple Bar in its historic center—full of pubs, clubs, and traditional Irish taverns that seem to celebrate St. Patrick’s every day—as well as Trinity College and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. First-time visitors […]
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Gloucester Square Accommodation – Stay in the Heart of Dublin

Gloucester Square Accommodation is located in Dublin, 1 km from Croke Park Stadium and 1 km from Trinity College. All rooms have a private bathroom equipped with a bathtub. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and free toiletries. Temple Bar is 1 km from Gloucester Square Apartments, and Dublin Tourism Center is 1.1 km […]
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