Two questions on property capital gains outside France

I live in France and have a flat in the UK which I bought in 1995. I understand if I sell it after 2025 (30 years), I will avoid French capital gains tax and social charges but I may have UK CGT to pay. If I were to apply for an Irish passport, would this change?

I sold a property in Portugal last year for which I will have to pay some capital gains tax in Portugal. Do I need to make a declaration on the French tax forms?

France's double tax treaties for the UK and Portugal are similar, in that first and foremost capital gains on a property are declared and paid in the ...

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