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If you are a non-EEA researcher, to comply with immigration authorities' requirements, you are recommended to book/arrange your first few nights’ accommodation in advance of your arrival.


Good quality accommodation is available throughout Ireland. Whether you are buying or renting you initial requirements might well be temporary while you search for more permanent accommodation.

Ireland has a range of hotels, bed and breakfast and hostels that can accommodate all budgets. The suggested links provided above are neither exhaustive nor specifically recommended.

Airbnb is an online marketplace that enables people to list, find, then rent vacation homes for a processing fee. It has over 1,500,000 listings in 34,000 cities and 191 countries. This is widely used for people who are looking for temporary accommodation or vacation stay.


Renting is a common approach to accommodation in Ireland and there is a significant variety and supply of properties available to rent throughout the country. Flat/house sharing is also widespread, especially amongst students.

The DAFT and MyHome websites are the two primary national websites and provide a comprehensive list of properties available for rent and/or purchase.

Purchasing a home

If you are considering the purchase of a home in Ireland, you should be aware of all your legal and tax obligations. The Citizens’ information website it a good first point of reference.

Rights and Responsibilities

As a tenant you have rights and responsibilities which can be found on the following websites Threshold and Citizen’s Information.

You can also book a personalised researcher information session with a Euraxess member of staff.

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