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  • Connect with fellow Irish in the UAE

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  • Join exciting events and activities

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  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

InterNations – Uniting Irish living in the UAE

Would you like to get in touch with other Irish in the United Arab Emirates? 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 tiny emirate of Ajman?

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

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    From Ireland, living in Abu Dhabi
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    From Ireland, living in Abu Dhabi
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    From Ireland, living in Abu Dhabi
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    From Ireland, living in Abu Dhabi
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    From Ireland, living in Dubai
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    From Ireland, living in Dubai
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    From Ireland, living in Dubai

Meet other Irish in the United Arab Emirates

Meet other Irish at our events in the United Arab Emirates

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 UAE expat forums.

  • Scuba Diving anyone?
    5 replies
    May 30, 12:40 PM
    Community member

    i have dived twice and am interested to join ;)

  • Game of Squash - Anyone???
    10 replies
    Aug 19, 6:27 PM
    Community member

    well , lets have a game then ... lets see !

  • Looking to share with a western female flatmate?
    3 replies
    Feb 18, 6:27 AM
    Community member

    Hello, Alina, Mine is a beautiful, spacious fully furnished apartment. Looking for a girl/woman as a flat mate to share the two bedroom apartment rent in JLT. Very beautiful apartment, 2 rooms ( …

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Find Tips and Advice on the UAE from Irish Expats

Of course, expat living in the UAE 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 Emirati way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Irish in the UAE, residing in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharyah and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Irish in Dubai or Irish in Abu Dhabi.

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 Emirati InterNations Community:

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

From the tiny emirate of Ajman to the richest city in the world, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Irish expats in the UAE.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Irish in the UAE

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in the UAE. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Emirati shawarma, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Abu Dhabi’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the beautiful wildlife conservations and sanctuaries of Ras Al Khaimah as well as other beautiful landmarks in the UAE.

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 the UAE!

  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

  • Suzanne Payne

    Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats.

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