How to transfer a UK pension to Ireland

Written by Martin O’Hora, Director, Goodbody Pensioneer Trustees

15 November 2021

If you’ve spent a number of years working in the UK, it’s likely that you’ve built up a decent pension pot and may be thinking about transferring it back to Ireland.

Some transfer their pension to have more control over their funds, while for others, the decision is driven by currency risk. And so, to help you understand UK pension transfers, we've put together a short Q&A.

In this video, we explore: 

  • How Brexit has impacted UK pension transfers
  • UK pension transfer rules
  • Accessing a pension after it has been transferred to Ireland
  • Issues to consider when transferring a pension


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