Looking for Irish Expats in Sri Lanka?

  • Connect with fellow Irish in Sri Lanka

  • Get information in our Sri Lanka guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Sri Lanka

  • Sandro Pedace

    On coming to Colombo, I was dreading the culture shock. However, expats and local contacts gave me some great advice.

InterNations – Uniting Irish living in Sri Lanka

Would you like to get in touch with other Irish in Sri Lanka? 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 spiritual heart of the country?

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

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

Meet other Irish in Sri Lanka

Meet other Irish at our events in Sri Lanka

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

Want to meet other Irish at our events?

Our Global Partners

Forum Posts by Irish in Sri Lanka

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

  • schools
    19 replies
    Mar 8, 2:05 PM
    Community member

    British Scoool or the Overseas school. Best environment for any kid.

  • St. Patricks Day Saturday, 17th March
    1 reply
    Mar 13, 2:52 PM
    Community member

    Check out Mt Lavinia Hotel for more details, contact InterNations member, Blanka Dewapura This St Patrick’s Day , 17 March 2012, Team MLH will whet your palate with the most appetizing menu with …

  • Advice on Colombo
    9 replies
    Jun 5, 11:43 AM
    Community member

    Hi William, SL roundabout priority and merging traffic is pretty much same as AUS and Europe, in which you allow the one coming from the right. However, returning home after 5 years, I learned that …

Ask experienced Irish expats in Sri Lanka!

  • 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 Sri Lanka from Irish Expats

Of course, expat living in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lankan way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Irish in Sri Lanka, residing in Colombo, Galle, Kandy and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Irish in Colombo.

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 Sri Lankan InterNations Community:

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

From the spiritual heart of the country to the administrative capital and largest city, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Irish expats in Sri Lanka.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Irish in Sri Lanka

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Sri Lanka. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Colombo’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see cool highland hill retreats as well as other beautiful landmarks in Sri Lanka.

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 Sri Lanka!