All posts in "Employment"

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 […]


How to tailor your CV for the Irish job market

By Amanda Fernandes / September 10, 2019

Are you looking to start a new job in Ireland? Did you just move to the Emerald Isle, or are you just looking to change jobs in Ireland?  It is important to note that there might be some differences between your home country’s CV pattern and the Irish one. There are some vital information you […]


How to get started as a volunteer in Ireland

By Jessica Sbardelotto / September 9, 2019

Becoming a volunteer in Ireland is one of the best ways to help people in need while learning and getting in touch with your more human side. According to the organisation ‘Volunteer Ireland’, there are over 14,000 volunteers registered in the country, adding up to more than 490,000 volunteer hours in 2016. When analysing gender, […]


What will happen to bank accounts for foreigners after Brexit?

By Ayomide Akinshilo / September 9, 2019

The United Kingdom (UK) will leave the European Union on October 31, 2019, in a move called Brexit and that action will affect many foreigners who have accounts in the region.  People who have bank accounts in the United Kingdom could face numerous difficulties accessing their accounts, the reports. In the event of a […]


How does Brexit affect non-UK citizens after October 31?

By Ayomide Akinshilo / September 2, 2019

The United Kingdom (UK) will leave the European Union on October 31, 2019, with or without a deal agreed. Before the Brexit, EU citizens living in the UK must apply for settled status so they can legally stay after free movement ends at the end of October.  For starters, the UK is made up of […]

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