Useful Links/Information


In the case of an emergency (crime, accident, fire), call 999 or 112. Tell the operator which service you need (police, ambulance, fire) and what your name is, and then follow their instructions.

Supports and helplines if you are in a crisis and need to talk to someone


Gardaí – the Irish police force is known as the Garda Síochána – The Gardaí’s support line for victims of crime: Freephone 116 006

The Irish Tourist Assistance Service provides support for visitors who are victims of crime. Its website also provides some helpful hints on general safety.

Diplomatic Embassies and Consulates Contact Details

Rape Crisis Centre Dublin – 1800 778 888 (freephone)

Finding accommodation in Ireland can be very difficult as a result of high demand and high rent – your search will involve perseverance, compromise and optimism, with some good luck thrown in!

 Search online through Property websites such as, or

Letting agents: A good letting agent will have expert local knowledge of the local area they serve.  

Facebook Group: There are a number of accommodation groups for anyone looking for a house, apartment or room to rent/share. Many of these groups are private and you’ll need to request access.

Shared Accommodation: Very common in Ireland and is cheaper than renting somewhere on your own. Search sites such as or

Word of mouth is also a worthwhile way of trying to source accommodation.

General Information

Youth Information Services  provide free, confidential information for young people and for people who work with young people. Local Youth Information Centres

spunout – national information website on important issues for young people between 16 and 25.

Service finder – The Citizens Information service finder contains over 8,000 addresses of public services in Ireland, including hospitals, Garda stations, social welfare offices and post offices.

Citizens Information – information on Irish law and your rights and entitlements.

Europe Direct – information on moving within Europe.

Migrant Information

Crosscare Migrant Project – providing information and advocacy support to Irish emigrants and people who are returning to or have moved to Ireland.

The Immigrant Council of Ireland – an Independent Law Centre, they have been working to provide assistance to people from a migrant background, improving and protecting their rights.

Migrant Rights Centre – MRCI is a national organisation working to advance the rights of migrant workers and their families at risk of exploitation, social exclusion and discrimination.

Irish Council for International Students – promotes the rights and welfare of international students who choose Ireland as a study destination. Lots of useful information for students thinking of coming to Ireland to study.

Information for Young Ukrainians in ireland

eurodesk art competition ireland

European Youth Week Art Competition