Buying a property in Ireland could be one of the largest and most significant purchases you ever make. It can be a complicated process, involving a number of essential checks surrounding the legal, tax and planning status of the dwelling. Before attempting to purchase a property in Ireland, you should engage a solicitor and apply for a Personal Public Service Number (PPS). You may also want to consider granting power of attorney.
This guide sets out essential information for people wanting to purchase property in or move to Ireland, including advice on the buying process, mortgages, setting up a local bank account and currency exchange, as well as retirement and pensions.