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    With InterNations, you'll meet interesting expats wherever you go - both online and offline.

InterNations – Connecting Irish living in South Africa

Are you looking for fellow Irish in South Africa? 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 Highveld's Gauteng City Region together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in South Africa or still residing at home in Ireland to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations South Africa 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 South Africa, hailing from all across Ireland - from Limerick, over Cork to Dublin.

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    From Ireland, living in Pretoria
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    From Ireland, living in Pretoria
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    From Ireland, living in Pretoria
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    From Ireland, living in Pretoria
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    From Ireland, living in Pretoria
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    From Ireland, living in Johannesburg
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    From Ireland, living in Johannesburg
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    From Ireland, living in Johannesburg
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    From Ireland, living in Johannesburg
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    From Ireland, living in Johannesburg

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Meet other Irish at our events in South Africa

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 South Africa expat forums.

  • From Dublin, Ireland and moving to Pretoria!!
    1 reply
    Feb 2, 10:29 PM
    Community member

    Dear Niamh, There are a lot more places who host live music shows in Johannesburg as opposed to Pretoria. Pretoria also has a more afrikaans music scene. However, depending on the type of music, …

  • Re: House Furnishings and eletrial appliances
    5 replies
    Oct 20, 11:37 AM
    Community member

    Thanks guys for all the info. It was very helpful. I'm sorted fro the electrical stuff but now i can't seem to get car finance. How do foreigners on work permits get car finance in SA ?

Ask experienced Irish expats in South Africa!

  • Where can I find Irish food?
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Receive Information and Tips about South Africa from Irish Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in South Africa 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 South African culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Irish in South Africa, living in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofIrish in Johannesburg orIrish in Cape Town.

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 South Africa.
  • Receive and share advice in our South Africa Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for Irish stew in Cape Town...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for South Africa to find institutions like the nearest Irish embassy and many others.

From the Highveld's Gauteng City Region to the Garden Route, a scenic stretch along the south-east coast, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Irish expats in South Africa.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Irish in South Africa

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in South Africa. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional South African bobotie, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Cape Town's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip together with a group of fellow Irish in Pretoria to visit the Cape of Good Hope, the wilderness trails of Kruger National park, and other impressive landmarks across South Africa.

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 South Africa!

  • Sandro Pedace

    With InterNations, you'll meet interesting expats wherever you go - both online and offline.

  • Stephanie Gainsbourg

    InterNations provided me with an "entrance" to the expat circles of Pretoria, so to speak, and helped me get to know other French expatriates.

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