Looking for Irish Expats in Finland?

  • Connect with fellow Irish in Finland

  • Get information in our Finland guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Finland

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    I found a former Helsinki expat who had recently moved back to Brazil, so we swapped all the important need-to-knows.

InterNations – Uniting Irish living in Finland

Would you like to get in touch with other Irish in Finland? 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 thousands of lakes and little islands?

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

  • Community Member
    From Ireland, living in Helsinki
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    From Ireland, living in Helsinki
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    From Ireland, living in Helsinki
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    From Ireland, living in Helsinki
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    From Ireland, living in Helsinki

Meet other Irish in Finland

Meet other Irish at our events in Finland

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

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Forum Posts by Irish in Finland

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

  • Places,Work, Sport, Nightlife,Learning Finnish
    14 replies
    Mar 6, 10:02 AM
    Community member

    Thanks for the posts, after persistance and endless amounts of c.v.s sent out,i have finally got work and settlin in well. The information was great, but it is so hard to get things set up, such a …

  • work in finland
    4 replies
    Mar 7, 2:57 PM
    Community member

    Although Language courses help your grammar etc, the real experience comes from home or from your social environment. So dont be Finnish (shy) and try to exercise your Finnish as much as you …

  • Meet Irish/ Finnish Irando/Estophiles in Helsinki
    2 replies
    Aug 4, 5:15 PM
    Community member

    Hi, I am originally from Tallinn and have been living in Helsinki for a long time. Ma käin nädalalõppudel teinekord Tallinnas võib kokku saada või kui tuled uuesti Helsingisse võta ühendust.

Ask experienced Irish expats in Finland!

  • 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

Find Tips and Advice on Finland from Irish Expats

Of course, expat living in Finland 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 Finnish way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Irish in Finland, residing in Helsinki, Oulu, Pori and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Irish in Helsinki.

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 Finnish InterNations Community:

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

From the thousands of lakes and little islands to its beautiful birch forests and coniferous taiga woods, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Irish expats in Finland.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Irish in Finland

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Finland. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Finnish poronkäristys, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Helsinki’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see Finnish Lapland beyond the polar circle as well as other beautiful landmarks in Finland.

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 Finland!