Tag Archives: Cost of Living in Dublin

Let’s Talk About The Weather – How Weather Affects The Immigrant’s Way Of Life

For an American “southern boy” who has developed a serious allergy to heat and humidity, moving to Ireland has been a godsend.  To say that the Irish look at me like my head is on fire when I tell them … Continue reading

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Taxed In Two Places

Disclaimer: I am not a tax expert, and make no claim that the information listed below is accurate.  Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with a certified tax accountant, or the revenue collection agency in their country of residence, and … Continue reading

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Love of City Not Country – Dublin vs. Ireland

Ever since the controversial Five Things I Hate About Dublin, Ireland post, numerous well meaning (I’m sure) people have asked me why we don’t just leave.  The simple answer is, Dublin.  The post, I now realize, was misnamed.  Most of … Continue reading

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Burnt Toast & Jam: First Impressions of Dublin

It is a fact that every single piece of toast I was served on my first visit to Dublin had been lightly scorched.  That said, they were all served with a tiny plastic trough of jam.  I was given something … Continue reading

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