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When people dream about their ultimate travel destinations, Dublin is often at the top of the list. A truly impressive bragging right and one that is well-deserved. Between its rich historical legacy, unmatched natural beauty and vibrant culture, Dublin is a city that has it all!  


Ireland may be a small country when compared to others, but it remains one of the most popular destinations to live. Whether you have had your fill of nearby London or are prepared to cross oceans, we look at the top reasons why so many people are moving to Dublin. 


Improved work opportunities 

After the devastating impact of COVID-19, finding quality work opportunities became few and far between, but Dublin is one of the few cities that bounced back in record time. Considered the Silicon Valley of Europe, Dublin is currently one of the top 20 cities at the forefront of tech, with major companies such as Airbnb, LinkedIn and Google basing their European Headquarters in the city. This offers residents a wealth of work opportunities, particularly recent graduates looking to get their foot in the door.  


Better lifestyle 

Although living in Ireland is not exactly cheap, life in Dublin still provides one of the highest standards of living, making it well worth the cost for residents moving for a better lifestyle. Thanks to its high rate of international immigrants, Dublin is a hub of multiculturalism that still manages to maintain its unique authenticity. From a wealth of pubs to a selection of festivals and post-Brexit opportunities, Dublin is simply the place to be. 



Safety will always be a major deciding factor when preparing to relocate to a new city, and Dublin is one of the safest. Private gun ownership is illegal unless one can provide a “good reason.” Applicants are then legally required to go through a strict licensing process by a police Superintendent of the Garda. While there are a few questionable areas, by and large, Dublin is still considered one of the safest places to live, making it ideal for young people living on their own and families with young children. 


Excellent academic opportunities 

When it comes to obtaining a world-class education, students around the world flock to Dublin. Three out of their many universities are present in the 2021 World University Rankings – University College Dublin, Dublin City University and Trinity College. In fact, Trinity College is the oldest university in Ireland and shaped the minds of legends such as Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett. Talk about keeping interesting company! 


Incomparable natural beauty 

While Dublin proudly has pubs to spare, it also offers residents some of the most breathtaking landscapes to enjoy. Whether you choose to reside in the bustling heart of the city or prefer the quieter life on the city outskirts, you are never far from Dublin’s incomparable natural beauty. Between the eclectic energy of the city to the rolling country hills and the striking cliffs, the city is prettier than any postcard has any right to be! 


If you’re ready to pack your bags and head to Dublin, give Nesta Storage a ring! With several top-quality self storage facilities across Dublin, our friendly team can help you relocate with ease. With a wide selection of personal self storage units, you can safely store your worldly possessions for as long or as short as you need while you get settled in your new home.  


For more information, give us a call on 1800 772233, pop into any of our branches for a chat and a tour of our available units or get a quick and easy quote online.