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    Want a night out beyond the obligatory pint of guinness? Enjoy the Dublin Expat Get-Togethers hosted by InterNations, just as I did.

InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Ireland

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Ireland? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to the most heavily touristed area around Dublin Bay with?

InterNations Ireland offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Ireland or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Ireland is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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    From South Africa, living in Dublin
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    From South Africa, living in Dublin
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    From South Africa, living in Dublin
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    From South Africa, living in Dublin
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    From South Africa, living in Dublin

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Forum Posts by South Africans in Ireland

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  • How to get to DUB and stay there!?!?
    1 reply
    Sep 1, 4:27 PM
    Community member

    Browse jobs in different job portal of Ireland, like irishjobs.ie

  • Flying on a one way ticket?
    3 replies
    Sep 3, 7:26 AM
    Community member

    Hi Sylvia, It's all so easy if you're an EU citizen. I've been in Ireland almost 14 years on my SA passport because my GLW if on a UK passport. As you can see, I've been tardy getting my dual …

  • Moving to Dublin
    4 replies
    Jan 8, 1:45 PM
    Community member

    Hi there! I am confused. We are planning to move İreland to live but as an non-Eu citizen(my husband), needs to apply for short term C visa or longterm visa? I am an EU citizen and we are married for …

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Tips and Advice on Ireland from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in Ireland goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Irish mentality and way of life. South Africans in Ireland are a part of our community, calling cities such as Cork, Limerick, Dublin, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Dublin, for example.

Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Irish InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the Ireland Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Dublin, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Ireland has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From the most heavily touristed area around Dublin Bay to the green panoramic vistas of the west, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Ireland on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Ireland

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Ireland. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Irish Irish stew, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Dublin’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Ireland? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the scenic and rainy Southwest and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Ireland!