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Crosscare Irish Diaspora Support Project

Supporting Irish citizens moving abroad or returning to Ireland

Funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Crosscare Irish Diaspora Support Project strives to empower global Irish citizens to make informed decisions about emigration and return through information and advocacy resources.

Leaving Ireland

Returning to Ireland

Our Impact


Global Irish partners


People directly supported


Information sessions

"Crosscare is one of the Government’s key strategic partners... Through its Irish Diaspora Support Project, Crosscare has played a pivotal role in ensuring that the needs of Irish people who have been living abroad but have decided to return home are met. As Minister for Diaspora, I look forward to continuing to support Crosscare’s invaluable work.”

Seán Fleming TDMinister of State Department of Foreign Affairs (International Development and Diaspora)

“Crosscare Irish Diaspora Support Project is a long-time and valued collaborative partner of the Coalition of Irish Immigration Centers and our nationwide membership. The project is a critical source for referral and the gathering of resources that we use to provide support to Irish immigrants in the United States, served by our centers, particularly in relation to Irish citizens considering a return to Ireland. ”

Executive DirectorCoalition of Irish Immigration Centers

“[Crosscare Irish Diaspora Support Project] is really informative. Great to know that there is always someone there to help. It makes it all less daunting.”

ClientMoving to Canada

“Crosscare Irish Diasora Support Project’s returning to Ireland webinar was brilliant - super helpful information presented in an accessible manner. Highly recommend this well executed presentation by a great team.”

Webinar ParticipantReturning to Ireland

“Organisations like Crosscare Irish Diaspora Support Project can help repair the disconnect many of the Irish diaspora experience from their homeland.”

Regional Training ParticipantDepartment of Foreign Affairs

"Crosscare Irish Diaspora Support Project should really be a first port-of-call for anyone thinking about returning..."

Matt and BernadineFrom My Home To Yours Podcast

"Thanks very much for your assistance. You have put our minds at ease greatly."

Client FamilyReturning to Ireland

"Thank you for all your assistance those years past when we struggled to figure out what was next. Wouldn’t be here without your help. Thank you again."

ClientReturning from USA with American spouse

"You really have been a fantastic help. It's so hard to get this type of clear definitive answers for these types of things."

ClientReturning to Ireland

"Vital service for the diaspora services, always super responsive and professional. Reliable source of latest information. Cannot commend enough."

Partner OrganisationAustralia

"The team are always willing to support and the level or knowledge and expertise is excellent. We really appreciate it and value the partnership."

Partner OrganisationIreland

"A really professional, informative and positive training session. It sparked so much conversation after we came off the zoom."

Peer Training ParticipantUnited Kingdom

"Thank you for all the help, advice, and wisdom. The information, links, and webinars have been fantastic, a big thank you for all you do."

ClientReturning to Ireland

Latest News


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9 July, 2024
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