All posts in "Employment"

Eligibility Error – Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

By Byra Gan / July 2, 2020

Are you facing any issues in confirming your eligibility on 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, All 439,000 recipients are being asked to fill in their personal and employment details which should supposedly […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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) […]


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 […]


Ireland reports 120,000 unemployed people this November

By Peter Dlhopolec / December 4, 2019

Ireland claimed less than 5% of unemployed in November. Ireland’s unemployment rate did not change in November and remains at the same level as the previous month of 2019, 4.8%, standing at a near 13-year low, according to the Central Statistics Office. The number of unemployed, however, rose by 100 job seekers in the above […]


Getting a driving licence in Ireland

By Jacqueline Russe / November 26, 2019

Getting a driving licence in Ireland can be a long and slightly complicated process if you don’t know how the application procedure works. Before you can have a driving licence, you first need to get a learner permit. You are allowed to drive with a learner permit, but there are some restrictions. If you have […]

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