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Representation in Ireland

Your rights

As a national of Ireland or any other EU country – you are automatically also an EU citizen. As such, you can benefit from many important rights under EU law, in particular the right to move freely around Europe to live, work, study or even retire.

And if you are travelling outside the EU and your country has no diplomatic representation there, you can go to the embassy or consulate of any other EU country and receive assistance and protection.


Your Rights in the EU

Dignity, freedoms, equality, solidarity, citizens' rights, justice.
The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights is the EU law that sets out all the personal, civil, political, economic and social rights that everyone in the EU should enjoy.

Frequently Asked Questions on Your Rights

Workers on break

Find information on unemployment benefit in another EU country, employment in another EU country, facilities for persons with disabilities, qualifications, annual leave, maternity leave, etc.