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  • David Thyne

    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

InterNations – Uniting Irish living in China

Would you like to get in touch with other Irish in China? 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 deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze?

Whether you have settled as an expat in China or are still living in Ireland and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations China 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 China, coming from all corners of Ireland - from Cork, over Dublin to Limerick.

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    From Ireland, living in Beijing
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    From Ireland, living in Shanghai
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Meet other Irish at our events in China

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 China expat forums.

  • Wangfujing or Beixinqiao?
    4 replies
    Feb 18, 4:24 AM
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    Thanks for the advice ladies! Have a great weekend.

  • St Patrick's Day in Beijing
    7 replies
    Mar 13, 2:25 PM
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    Cool, thanks Andrew. My skype id is mona.bermingham2 if you want to message me your no

  • Moving to beijjing
    7 replies
    Mar 26, 2:32 PM
    Community member

    Hello everyone, We are looking for Freelancers to complete a project in Shanghai and BJS (starting very soon). The project is about visiting a mix of outlets on a weekly basis and collecting some …

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Find other Irish to share your hobbies with

Find Tips and Advice on China from Irish Expats

Of course, expat living in China 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 Chinese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Irish in China, residing in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Irish in Shanghai or Irish in Beijing.

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 Chinese InterNations Community:

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

From the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze to the snowy mountains of the Tibetan provinces, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Irish expats in China.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Irish in China

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in China. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Chinese Peking duck & hot pot, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Beijing’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the traditional trading centre of the South-East provinces as well as other beautiful landmarks in China.

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 China!

  • David Thyne

    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

  • Diana Anhaus-Brey

    It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai.

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