Looking for Irish expats?

Join InterNations to meet Irish people abroad!

InterNations is the world's number one Expat Community online. Sign up now to meet other expats where you live.

Peter B. Krehmer

Living in UAE, from Switzerland

"There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together. "

Suzanne Payne

Living in UAE, from Great Britain

"Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats. "

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Irish in the UAE

  • Join our community and get to know members of UAE’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Emirian expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Abu Dhabi, Sharyah and many other regions

InterNations – Uniting Irish living in the UAE

Would you like to get in touch with other Irish in the Emirates? Are you in need of help and advice from your Irish compatriots? Or would you like to join other Irish expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the tiny emirate of Ajman?

Whether you have settled as an expat in the UAE or are still living in Ireland and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations UAE offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of Irish expats in the UAE, coming from all corners of Ireland - from Cork, over Dublin to Limerick.

  Irish Expats in UAE Posted:

Re: Oud Metha Villa Rental Wanted

Looking for a villa with 4 to 5 bed rooms in the Oud Metha area. Any help appreciated.

Re: Secondary School Assessment - Help

We plan to move to Abu Dhabi in August and have been informed that our 16 year old son needs to com...

Re: Irish Artists Exhibition Art Hub Abu Dhabi

Hi All, On Saturday 31st May 2014 at 7pm ( this Saturday) , Art Hub, Abu Dhabi will be hosting t...

Re: Where to exchange Zambian Kwacha in Dubai

Hello all, I returned to Dubai from Zambia with unwanted currency; 331 Zambian Kwacha (about $50...

Re:

Have a look at Horizon tower in Dubai Marina, right beside the metro and generally short term leasi...

Re:

Laura, can you add me to the list. Thanks. kevin.gardiner2@gmail.com

Fellow Irish in the UAE

  • Name visible for Members only
  • Company: Last employer- communications regulator irl
  • Connect Ask for tips

Find Tips and Advice on the UAE from Irish Expats

Of course, expat living in the UAE is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Irish is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Emirian way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Irish in the UAE, residing in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharyah and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Irish in Abu Dhabi or Irish in Dubai.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Irish food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Emirian InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Ireland in the UAE.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our UAE Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get Irish stew in Dubai.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for the UAE to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Irish embassy.

From the tiny emirate of Ajman to the richest city in the world, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Irish expats in the UAE.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Irish in the UAE

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in the UAE. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Emirian shawarma, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Abu Dhabi’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the beautiful wildlife conservations and sanctuaries of Ras Al Khaimah as well as other beautiful landmarks in the UAE.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from Ireland and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Dia duit from our Irish living in the UAE!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men
InterNations Guided Tour