Ireland opens first UAE visa office in Abu Dhabi

WVNTR – Abu Dhabi: The embassy of Ireland in Abu Dhabi has opened its first external visa application centre in the UAE in partnership with VFS Global. All non-UAE nationals who are based in the UAE and who require a visa to travel to Ireland will no longer need to visit the embassy. They can […]

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Dublin Is Europe’s 3rd Priciest Spring Destination, According to Survey

WVNTR – Dublin is one of the most expensive European cities for hotel stays this spring, according to a survey by The website compared hotel rates across 40 popular city destinations for the month of May. For each city, the price for the cheapest available double room during May 2018 was established. Only hotels situated […]

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Chinese travel agents learn all about the island of Ireland

Robert Ohrnberg, Finnair (seated, centre); James Kenny, Tourism Ireland (seated, third right); Zhao An (seated, second right) and Zhang Yan (seated, right), both Finnair, with travel agents in Xi’an, at the training seminar on Ireland. WVN – Some 50 Chinese travel professionals have been learning all about the island of Ireland – at a training […]

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How to apply for Ireland visa in Nigeria

WVN – Are you a Nigerian planning to travel to the Republic of Ireland as a tourist, student or working and living permanently in the EU country? VFS Global is the approved outsourced partner by the Ireland Ministry of Foreign Affairs for processing visa applications for any person who require a visa to enter Ireland […]

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U.S. Embassy Urges Irish Students to apply for 2018 J-1 Summer Work Travel or Camp Counselor Program Now

WVN – The U.S. Embassy in Dublin advises qualified students who are interested in applying for the J-1 Summer Work Travel (SWT) or Camp Counselor program in 2018 to be proactive and begin the application process as soon as possible. Because of the popularity of the program among Irish students, the U.S. Embassy and Department […]

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Canada has released 10,000 extra working visas

WVN – 10,000 new work permits have been released for young Irish people. In good news for those hoping to move to Canada, the Canadian Immigration Services announced that they are increasing their immigration permits from 300,000 this year to 310,000 in 2018, 330,000 the following year and 340,000 in 2020. The visas are available […]

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The real generation emigration? What it was like to leave Ireland 30 years ago

From left to right; Ken Tracey, Dr Eibhlin Donlon-Farry and Seamus Fagan WVN – Note: This story was originally published on Independent Ireland website. Saving for years to visit home, calling friends in Ireland for 85c a minute and keeping up to date with the Irish community abroad in weekly newspapers – speaks to […]

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