If you’re looking ahead to retirement, a new life in Ireland could be just the ticket: homes are very affordable, so you can easily get yourself a detached home with a bit of land. The people are welcoming and it’s just a short hop for the family to come and see you. Here are our ten steps to follow to retire to Ireland in 2019.
While Ireland is English-speaking and just a short distance from the UK, it is still a different country. Therefore, it is just as important to consider whether a move to Ireland with your children is in their best interests as it would be if you were planning a move to the other side of the world. Fortunately, Ireland has a lot of great qualities that make it an ideal spot to raise a family.
You did it! Thanks to your meticulous planning and preparation you successfully navigated the overseas property buying process. You also took care of all those other important tasks on your pre-move checklist without a hitch. Everything from sorting your pet’s passport and obtaining the necessary insurance to organising your leaving do. Now that you’re finally in possession of the keys to your home it’s time to turn your attention to settling into your new life in Ireland.
Christian and Jodi Connor had dreamt of moving to Ireland for 15 years. In 2018, they finally took the leap and bought a beautiful B&B in County Sligo. We caught up with them about their new Irish life.