Brazilian Stories


Ingrid - Brazilians in Ireland

My name and Ingrid Cerqueira da Rocha. I was born in Osasco. I now live in carapicuiba, Sao Paulo. I graduated in tourism and i started dreaming about an exchange. I really wanted to go to United States but it didn’t work out.

I eventually made a student exchange in Ireland and I was able to visit more than 6 countries. It was a very good two years, a lot of learning and a lot of experiences.

I was a babysitter, house painter, cleaning lady, worked at events and even a Baptist. I graduated from a personal development course was very good.

Thank you Ireland for everything you can plant God’s love in Ireland and I learned about God’s love too God raised people up as an angel to help me this two years I saw God’s Hand up close.

I was a volunteer with beggars in Ireland it was very gratificate to be part of the lighthouse I want to thank two Irish family who opened their home for me thank you for helping me and welcoming me, thanks for every friend from every country I made, and James who made me helped when I was sad with home health today my heart is torn between my home in Brazil and my home in Ireland.

When did you arrive in Ireland and how long did you stay?

What did you think of the lifestyle of the cities where you once lived?
It was very calm

What is the difference between the Irish and the Brazilians?
The Irish are welcoming to the new, Brazilian and very friendly

What’s the best part about living in Ireland?
Best part is being able to get a car and meet Ireland she and Linda and a Green are theirs.

Where is your favorite place to visit in Ireland and why?
I really love to go to Howth and get a car and enjoy Ireland

What advice would you give to anyone considering moving to Ireland?
Enjoy every second and try your best to participate in Irish culture

Author: James Osborne

While not Brazilian himself James has a lot of Brazilian influences in his life, with a partner from Minas Gerais and many Brazilian friends and colleagues. James loves all things tech, in particular front end web development and open source platforms such as WordPress and Joomla.
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