“We take pride in delivering a personable first class service to our clients, whom range from HNWIs to world renowned international companies. I look forward to our team assisting your family in the near future and for many years to come.”

William Daniel Smyth


Our Advantage


Our group, through our experienced team, can offer a unique combination of services all ‘In house’. This ensures that all commitments are honoured to our Clients complete satisfaction. It is this approach that has ensured extensive repeat business from our existing Clients.

The Fitzwilliam team are committed to offering our Chinese clients a one stop solution for their application for Irish residency and property investment. Our experienced management team are ready to support each applicant from initiation through to the end of the programme.




  • Population: 4.85 million

  • Nationality: Irish

  • Language: English

  • Location: The island of Ireland is situated in the north west of Europe and lies approximately 200km west of Great Britain

  • Capital city: Dublin

  • Size: 70,282 km2

  • Currency: Euro

  • Climate: Average daily temperatures of 14°C-16°C in summer 4°C-7°C in winter

  • Time difference: GMT +0.00 (Daylight saving +1hr) Ireland is 5 hours ahead of US east coast and 8 hours behind Beijing and Hong Kong

  • Democratic and stable political environment

  • Member of European Union with access to a potential market of 500 million people 12.5%

  • Corporate Tax Rate 11th best country in the world to do business (Forbes 2019)

  • Home to circa 35,000 Chinese families and 10,000 Chinese students

         (Source: Chinese Embassy Ireland)


Why Choose Ireland?


  • Ireland is a safe and friendly location for family life.

  • Ireland’s air quality is world renowned.

  • Ireland’s food products are considered some of the best in the world.

  • Ireland has a world renowned education system for students of all age levels.

  • Ireland offers free education to all First Level (4 to 12 years) and Second Level (12 to 18 years) students.

  • Ireland is an excellent location to establish a base for a European business. Ireland offers a fantastic base for retirement.

  • Ireland’s private healthcare system is relatively inexpensive. A good private healthcare plan for 2 Adults and 2 Children is approximately €1,500 per annum.

  • Ireland has a temperate climate.

  • Ireland has a multi ethnic populace and sparsely populated living environment.

  • Dublin, Ireland’s capital is now ranked 43rd most expensive city in the world.  Hong Kong is ranked 1st. (Mercer’s 2019 Cost of Living Survey)

  • Ireland is a neutral country and the 12th most peaceful country out of 195 nations to live. (2019 Global Peace Index)

  • Irish citizens are free to travel, live, work or be educated in any European Union state.


The Irish Economy


  • The Irish economy has many core strengths, namely its strong flexibility, a highly educated workforce, positive demographics and a pro-enterprise environment. The Economic and Social Research Institute estimates that the Irish economy grew by 8.2% in 2018 and is forecasting GDP growth of 5% for 2019.

  • Most-highly employable graduates (European Commission Study).

  • 7th for competitiveness (IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019).

  • Best performing economy in the EU for the last 4 years.

  • Irish Government finances were in surplus in 2018 and Ireland receives an ‘A’ grade from all major credit rating agencies.

  • 11th best country to do business in the World (Forbes 2019).

Types of Companies Operating in Ireland


  • Ireland is the largest exporter of computer software in the world.

  • Ireland is home to 9 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies in the world.

  • Ireland is home to 8 of the top 10 technology companies in the world.

  • 50% of the world’s fleet of leased aircraft is managed from Ireland.

  • Ireland is home to more than 50% of the top financial services companies in the world.

  • Ireland is home to 11 of the top 13 medical device companies in the world.

Source: Deloitte

The Irish Property Market


  • The Irish property market peaked in February 2007 and declined for the following 5 Years.

  • Property prices nationally have increased by 82.6% from their low in early 2013.

  • Dublin residential property prices have risen 93.4% from their February 2012 low, whilst residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 79.9% higher than their May 2013 low.

  • Average price of houses sold in Ireland in the first half of 2019 rose by 4% (Property Price Register).  

  • The Fitzwilliam team can assist you in choosing your desired property investment.


Information is correct at the time of printing. All information provided is subject to terms and conditions. The information set out in this publication in relation to immigration investment is intended as general guidance only. Before investing, independent legal advice should be obtained. 

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