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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.”

Client moving 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

Latest News


NewsReturning to Ireland

Home for Christmas?

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4 December, 2023
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Consular Forum 2023: Supporting Citizens Abroad

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16 November, 2023
Returning to Ireland

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In 2016, James Parnell returned to Dublin with his wife Anne-Marie and three children after…
14 November, 2023
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