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  • Jaromir Novy

    There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations!

InterNations – Connecting Irish living in Benin

Are you looking for fellow Irish in Benin? Do you need advice and tips from your Irish countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Irish expats to discover attractions like the baobab-dotted savannas together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Benin or still residing at home in Ireland to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Benin provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of Irish expats in Benin, hailing from all across Ireland - from Limerick, over Cork to Dublin.

    Meet other Irish in Benin

    Meet other Irish at our events in Benin

    Attend our monthly events and activities for Irish expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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    Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Irish in our Benin expat forums.

      Ask experienced Irish expats in Benin!

      • Where can I find Irish food?
      • Where can I meet other Irish?
      • Are there Irish schools in my city?

        Find other Irish to share your hobbies with

        Receive Information and Tips about Benin from Irish Expats

        Obviously, embarking on expat life in Benin is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your Irish compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Beninese culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Irish in Benin, living in Porto-Novo, Malanville, Cotonou and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofIrish in Cotonou.

        So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for Irish food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the Irish InterNations Community:

        • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from Ireland in Benin.
        • Receive and share advice in our Benin Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for Irish stew in Porto-Novo...
        • Browse the InterNations Places database for Benin to find institutions like the nearest Irish embassy and many others.

        From the baobab-dotted savannas to the northern "Reserve du W du Niger", we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Irish expats in Benin.

        Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Irish in Benin

        Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Benin. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Beninese kuli-kuli, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Porto-Novo's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the Royal Palaces at Abomey, the Afro-Brazilian Museé da Silva in the capital, and other impressive landmarks across Benin.

        This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from Ireland and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Dia duit from our Irish living in Benin!

        • Jaromir Novy

          There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations!

        • Jessica Johnson-Hanevolt

          Before I came here as an expat, I only knew Benin as home of actor Djimon Honsou. But now Cotonou & InterNations is my home too.

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