Living in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland offers a first-class environment for living as well as for doing business.

There is an excellent education system, world-class healthcare service and all manner of very affordable property. Property prices in Northern Ireland remain well below those in other UK locations and in the Republic of Ireland.

The country may be renowned for its work ethic, but it places equal emphasis on the friendliness of the people and the quality of life.

With little congestion, efficient public transport, and an easygoing lifestyle, there are few obstacles to generating a contented and productive workforce or encouraging the relocation of key managers.

Research shows Northern Ireland people are the happiest in the UK.

Leisure and pleasure

You can cross Northern Ireland by car in about two hours – north to south, or east to west – but in between there is a rich variety of scenery, activities, and a host of cultural attractions and leisure opportunities.

In the great outdoors and you will find dramatic coastlines, castles, mountains, lakes, some of the best golf courses in the world. There’s superb fishing, water sports, walking trails, scenic drives and historical landmarks. Northern Ireland also has many fine restaurants, cinemas, leisure centres and renowned theatres, galleries, arts and entertainment centres, and pubs and clubs.

So there is always plenty to see and do!

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