With Christmas (and the end of the year) currently winking at us from behind that bumper bottle of Baileys, it’s only natural to start reflecting on 2018, and where we might like to be this time next year. If Ireland is that special twinkle in your eye – either to buy property in Ireland, or to make the move permanently, it’s important to weigh up if it’s the right place for you and whether life there will leave you more fulfilled.
Has there ever been a better time to buy a home in Ireland? There are plenty of spacious, well-built country properties at a fraction of the cost of their equivalent in British beauty spots. The cities are lively, liveable and exciting. There is so much to do, either in Ireland’s great outdoors or culturally, in the land that gave us everything from Oscar Wilde to Father Ted, from The Pogues to Riverdance. There are job opportunities too, just an hour’s flight from the UK, in a welcoming and English-speaking EU country. Here are five more great reasons why you should buy a home in Ireland this