Ireland Immigration Update: Attracting Key Skills to Ireland - A Priority for 2012

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As part of key priorities for 2012, the government plans to implement two immigration programmes to encourage investors and entrepreneurs to come to Ireland. This will be achieved by granting successful applicants two year residence permission for themselves and their family, renewable up to 5 years. The aim is to support Irish based businesses and create employment in Ireland. A brief summary of what we expect to see when the schemes are launched in March is set out below.