From Irish Times:
The programme, run by the Immigrant Council of Ireland, will pair newcomers with Irish citizens or long-term residents and aims to ease people's transition into Irish life.
This will benefit many who are alienated when they first arrive to Ireland. And it definitely helped this Chinese person, Junyu Wang:
"I have lived here for some time now, but I remember when I first arrived, I found it difficult to find information on health, employment, immigration rules, education and social welfare issues[...]
Just want to point out the website mentioned in the article: www.immigrantcouncil.ie