Portugal

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Irish Expats in Portugal?

Connect with fellow Irish in Portugal
Get information in our Portugal guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Portugal

Gustavo De faz

"The quality of InterNations' members convinced me to join. And I've indeed received a very warm welcome from fellow Lisbon expats.."

Melanie S. Hamann

"InterNations Events in Lisbon are great - I love the rightfully popular events organized by our friendly Ambassador team. "

InterNations – Uniting Irish living in Portugal

Would you like to get in touch with other Irish in Portugal? 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 Algarve?

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

Meet other Irish at our events in Portugal

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

Find More Information in Our Portugal Expat Guides

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    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Forum Posts by Irish in Portugal

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

Find Tips and Advice on Portugal from Irish Expats

Of course, expat living in Portugal 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 Portuguese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Irish in Portugal, residing in Lisbon, Porto, Faro and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Irish in Lisbon or Irish in Porto.

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 Portuguese InterNations Community:

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

From the Algarve to the Serra da Estrela mountain range, the Douro Valley, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Irish expats in Portugal.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Irish in Portugal

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Portugal. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Portuguese cozido à Portuguesa, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Lisbon’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the castles of Guimarães, the birthplace of the nation as well as other beautiful landmarks in Portugal.

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 Portugal!