Invest in Ireland.
Invest in your future.

IDLF is a low-risk investment fund authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.
It offers the opportunity for overseas investors to invest in Ireland in return for long term residency granted under the Irish Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP)

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Why Ireland?

Throughout the world Ireland is known for its education excellence. For generations Ireland has been known as ‘The Land of Saints and Scholars’.

Ireland is still leading the way in many research areas, as our modern day scholars innovate and discover new solutions to the world’s problems. All of Ireland’s Universities are ranked in the top 5% globally with the Irish education system ranked in the Top 20 internationally.

In International research rankings, Ireland is:

  • 1st Immunology
  • 1st Animal and Dairy
  • 2nd Nanotechnology
  • 2nd Agricultural Sciences
  • 4th Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • 5th Materials Sciences
  • 6th Basic Medical Research
  • 6th Neuroscience & Behaviour
  • 7th Mathematics
  • 8th Chemistry
  • 8th Microbiology

Did you know that the Irish invented – Whiskey, flavoured potato crisps, the Tractor, the Tank, the Submarine, colour photography, Portable Defribrillators, the airplane ejector seat - and the cure for leprosy, amongst others!

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According to the annual Human Development Index, Ireland has the third highest quality of life in the world, following Norway and Switzerland.

The OECD Better Life Index reports that Ireland performs well in many measures of well-being relative to most other. Ireland ranks above the average in jobs and earnings, housing, personal security, health status, education and skills, social connections, subjective well-being, work-life balance, and environmental quality.

The Good Country Index ranks Ireland as third in the world behind Finland and the Netherlands. This index measures what each country on earth contributes to the common good of humanity, and what it takes away, relative to its size.

The economy of the Republic of Ireland is primarily knowledge based with a focus on services into high-tech, life sciences, financial services and agribusiness including agrifood. Ireland ranks 1st in the World for high-value foreign direct investment and 6th in the Global Index of Economic Freedom. In the global GDP per capita tables, Ireland ranks 5th of 187 in the IMF table, ranking higher than United States, Hong Kong, Norway, Switzerland and the UK.

Ireland an island at the edge of Europe, but at the centre of global technology development.

  • Best country in Western Europe to invest.
  • First for adaptability and flexibility of workforce.
  • First for inward investment by quality and value.
  • First in the world for investment incentives.


  • Ireland is a committed member of Europe
  • No requirement to learn English
  • Residency requirement only 1 day per year
  • Full Stamp 4 visa provided for five years and renewed every five years, even after the investment period is closed and the investors money is returned


  • Investors must be of good character
  • Investors must not have been convicted of any criminal offences in any jurisdiction.
  • Minimum investment is €1m
  • Investors must prove a minimum net worth of €2 million.

Irish Investor Visa Programme

Made available to stimulate productive investment in Ireland and to offer residency in Ireland to dynamic business professionals with a proven record of success.

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Irish Diaspora Loan Fund

The Irish Diaspora Loan Fund (IDLF) is a senior debt fund regulated and authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland. It was the first Investment Fund established exclusively for the purpose of the Irish Immigrant Investor Programme.

IDLF provides senior debt to a range of Irish business sectors as designated by the Irish government’s priorities for the IIP, these include hotels, student accommodation and social & affordable housing.

Investors applying to the IIP who seek a low-risk, reputable and highly regulated option are attracted to IDLF. To date, IDLF has a 100% approval rate for its investor applicants.

Fund Structure

Irish Diaspora Loan Fund p.l.c. is structured as a Qualifying Investor Alternative Investment Fund (QIAIF) with the following service providers;

  • Investment Manager – Quadrant Real Estate Advisors LLC
  • Investment Advisor – IDLF Management Company Ltd
  • Fund Manager - Crossroads Capital Management
  • Fund Administrator – Apex Group
  • Auditor - Grant Thornton
  • Depository – Société Générale
  • Legal Counsel and Company Secretary – Arthur Cox Solicitors
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The people behind the success

john bruton

Mr. John Bruton
Former Prime Minister of Ireland
richard horlick

Mr. Richard Horlick
Former Head of Investments, Schroders Plc
joanna murphy

Mrs. Joanna Murphy
Chief Executive Officer of ConnectIreland Group
terry clune

Mr. Terry Clune
Chairman of ConnectIreland & Taxback Group

How We Help

IDLF takes a holistic approach with its clients. We endeavour to help families and investors through all stages of the process - from initial consideration of Ireland as an investment destination; understanding the Irish Immigrant Investor Programme; discussing education options for investor’s children; or simply answering the question “What’s Ireland like?”, we delight in helping interested investors along the path to residence in Ireland.

As a value-add service, IDLF works with investors and their representatives to ensure high quality and accurate applications are made to the Irish authorities for approval. We are proud of our 100% approval track record for applicants who select IDLF.

Once approved, we support our investor families who chose to relocate to Ireland by offering them practical assistance and introductions to professionals who can help with finding homes, schools, universities and business opportunities.

The IDLF Investors Club provides a social network for our investors to join a peer group and to benefit from each other’s experience. This provides access to monthly high net worth investor networking events and quarterly investor dinners with our Directors.

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Irish Diaspora Loan Fund
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Dublin 2, Ireland


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