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Dear Russians, Welcome to Ireland

Dear Russians, Welcome to Ireland

Settling in to a new country can be a challenge. You arrive with great excitement and enthusiasm for a new way of life, new people and maybe an interesting new job and workplace. Change is a great challenge and probably very good for our growth, personal development and even our brains, but it can be … Continue reading

Христос воскрес – Happy Easter!

Христос воскрес – Happy Easter!

A Russian Easter Easter is an important holiday in Russia and and like many countries in Europe, Russians celebrate Easter with decorated eggs and special foods and customs. The Russian Easter egg tradition dates back to pre-Christian times when people saw eggs as a symbol of fertility and also as a device of protection. When Orthodoxy … Continue reading

Life in Ireland: Visa Information

Life in Ireland: Visa Information

Visa Information for Ireland The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service is part of the Department of Justice and Equality in Ireland.  You won’t need a visa to enter Ireland if you are from on of the 28 countries of the European Union, you can find this list here. A  holiday/short-stay Visa Waiver Programme has been set … Continue reading

Famous Russian Artist, Wassilly Kandinsky

Famous Russian Artist, Wassilly Kandinsky

For an injection of culture to get you ready for the weekend, we thought we’d take a quick look at one of Russia’s greatest artists, Wassily Kandisnksy. Kandinksy was born in Russia in 1866 and is credited with being one of the world’s first purely abstract painters. He believed art and spirituality had great connections … Continue reading