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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. ”

Aileen Leonard DibraExecutive Director - Coalition 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

Latest News


NewsReturning to Ireland

Abhaile: Returning to Ireland Conference 2024

We are delighted to announce Abhaile: our first-ever returning to Ireland virtual conference! Join us for…
15 May, 2024
NewsPolicy and Research

Advocacy at the Irish Abroad Interdepartmental Committee

On Thursday, 9 May, Crosscare Irish Diaspora Support Project Leader Sarah Owen and Policy &…
14 May, 2024
Leaving IrelandNews

Homesickness Roller Coaster

Moving abroad is full of ups and downs - like a roller coaster. While everyone's…
1 May, 2024
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