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What you need to know before going freelance in Ireland

By Kamila Mushkina / August 5, 2020

Freelancing is a convenient way to earn money if you prefer to be independent, work from home and do what you want with your time. As well as in any other country, there are some rules that you need to consider before you go freelance in Ireland. Everything you wanted to know is here. What […]

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Irish Internships and Volunteering during Covid

By Liam Grugan / July 29, 2020

For many students and recent graduates, finding Irish internships and volunteering during Covid has proven to be a formidable task. With impending budget cuts in businesses big and small, the standard sources for summer gigs have all but dried up. On top of this, volunteering, specifically in-person opportunities, faced a four month setback, eliminating the […]

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Eligibility Error – Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

By Byra Gan / July 2, 2020

Are you facing any issues in confirming your eligibility on MyWelfare.ie? The Department of Social Protection has just issued a notice for all recipients of Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) to re-confirm their eligibility on their website, MyWelfare.ie. All 439,000 recipients are being asked to fill in their personal and employment details which should supposedly […]

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Leaving Cert 2020 cancellation: Main questions that should be asked

By Conor Lynch / June 5, 2020

Following the perhaps controversial decision by Ireland’s Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh to scrap this year’s Leaving Certificate on Friday, May 8, many questions have been raised since by the Irish public. For safety reasons, the decision made was, of course, the most sensible one. However, this article will now shed light on […]

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Covid-19: Graduating to (un)employment

By Sofiya Volvakova / May 22, 2020

Graduates have always struggled to secure a job. Despite the good grades one may have been getting in college, stepping into a real-world experience is a story of its own kind. Little experience, poor interview skills and unrealistic salary expectations are among the most common reasons for graduates failing to find a job after leaving […]

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The worst jobs in Ireland: can you make this list bigger?

By Fernanda Otero / February 24, 2020

We all have to work to live, sometimes, doing bad jobs is impossible to avoid. Babylon did a survey and found some answers and some useful information about jobs that you should avoid. What makes people happy in life? Without thinking too much, the answer could be: a happy family, a place to live, a […]

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What types of work permits can non-EEA nationals apply for?

By Peter Dlhopolec / February 14, 2020

Moving to Ireland from outside the EU with a view to obtaining work? Here is an overview of the nine work permit types granted in Ireland.  The whole process of getting a job in Ireland is a more difficult and a costlier task for people coming to Ireland from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) […]

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Irish work permit for highly skilled non-EEA nationals a sure thing

By Peter Dlhopolec / February 11, 2020

Non-EEA nationals contribute thousands of euros to Ireland’s treasury by applying for and extending their work permits each year.  Obtaining an Irish work permit by highly skilled non-EEA nationals in Ireland may be something easily accessible provided they studied the right profession. However, the work permit itself is somewhat costly. Ireland, which operates an employment […]

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