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Guide to Working in Ireland

Posted by Amandine Foucher on May 21, 2019 5:01:50 PM 1558454510674

Want to work in one of the largest and most famous islands in the world?

Ireland is the only English-speaking country in the Eurozone and home to many of the world’s top high-performing companies.

Here’s our Guide to Working in Ireland.


Irish Accommodation – How Much Does It Cost?

The cost of living in Ireland will vary across regions of the country; for example, between cities, towns, suburbs and villages. However, here are the average rents and bills for Ireland’s capital city Dublin and the surrounding areas to help you plan your budget:

· Single/Couple Rent in the City – One month’s rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Dublin would cost around 1,223,79€.

· Single/Couple Rent in the Suburbs – One month's rent for a one-bedroom apartment in an average Dublin suburb would cost you around 1,016,51€.

· Monthly Utility Bill for an Irish Apartment – Utilities for one month for 2 people in an 85m2 flat in Dublin will cost around 161,85€.


Irish Transport – How to Travel Around

The capital’s public transport system is made up of buses, trains and trams to help you travel around. On the road, Dublin Bus has an extensive network of buses which run frequently through the downtown area and through to the suburbs.

The Dublin Metro is made up of the (DART) Dublin Area Rapid Transport and commuter trains, which are a quick and easy way to get in and out of the city. Dublin’s tram system, the Luas, provides accessible transport services to the city centre and suburbs.

The Dublin bike-sharing scheme offers a cheap and environmentally friendly way to get around, with over 100 bike stations throughout the city.


Why You Should Live in Ireland – Things to Do and See


· Marvel at the Powerscourt Estate – County Wicklow, a region south of Dublin in the east of the country, is known for its mountains and Irish Sea coastline. Powerscourt Estate is Wicklow's most visited attraction: the 64 square kilometre estate is 500m south of Enniskerry town.

· Visit the Old Library – The greatest treasures of Trinity College Dublin are found within the Old Library, built by Thomas Burgh between 1712 and 1732.

· Climb the Rock of Cashel – One of the country’s most spectacular historic sites, the Rock of Cashel is a mammoth green hill boasting limestone outcrops, rising from a grassy environment and abundant with a variety of ancient features. The Rock of Cashel is located in County Tipperary.

· Guinness Factory Museum – Discover the most popular visit in town. The factor is an homage to Guinness in a converted grain storehouse, part of a 26-hectare brewery.


Want to Know More about Irish Living and Working?

Download our free Guide to Working in Ireland and discover:

· Culture – Explore the Irish cultures and breath-taking landscapes

· Working Culture, Tax and Pensions – Everything you need to know about money matters

· Language – How to say ‘hello’, ‘thank you’ and a variety of useful phrases in Irish.

Download our Guide to Working in Ireland.

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