When Lief and I decided to relocate from the United States to Ireland nearly two decades ago, we were early...Read more
From the beautiful Irish landscape, with its rocky coastal areas, luscious green hills, tranquil lakelands, and vibrant urban areas, to its rich history filled with ancient myths, legends, invasions, and battles, Ireland has so much to offer. The Irish love their traditions and are proud of their heritage. The people are jovial and enjoy a good joke or gag. Singing, dancing, and enjoying time with friends and family is an important part of the Irish lifestyle. It’s no wonder this is one of the greatest places to retire.
If you are seeking a superior quality of life, the Emerald Isle has many options. For those looking to escape to a relaxed lifestyle in a more natural setting, surrounded by lush countryside, it doesn’t get better than Ireland.
In addition to its natural beauty, Ireland has a rich history and heritage; charming, traditional villages; a strong sense of community spirit; and plenty of activities to keep you busy.
If you are interested in super low cost of living, Ireland probably won’t appeal. (Look instead to Central America or Asia.)
But if you are into tradition, culture, and exploring a place where past and present seem to merge seemlessly, than Ireland might be just right.