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About Us

Sigmar employs over 120 specialist recruitment consultants in four Irish locations -  Dublin, Cork, Tralee and Galway. We have an unparalleled breadth of recruitment practice expertise coupled with deep industry specialism across; Accountancy, Aviation, B...

Adrian McGennis

Position:  CEO Recruitment Experience: 26 Qualifications:Postgraduate Diploma in Management, Trinity College Dublin Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), University College Dublin Fellow of the National Recruitment Federation ...

Barry Rudden

Position:  Director Recruitment Experience: 16 years Qualifications:1st Class Honor MSc in Management, National College of Ireland Fellow of the National Recruitment Federation 2010   Relevant ...

Company History

Sigmar set up in March 2002 with 22 staff, Ireland's largest recruitment start up in history. Sigmar opens an office in Cork. Sigmar opens offices in Galway. Newcourt PLC takes a majority stake in the company.Sigmar opens European...

CSR

Giving Back To The CommunitySigmar have been very fortunate in our success to date. Our policy is to give something back to the community in which we are a part of.Sigmar staff provide their expertise to outside bodies (charities, education...

Dervla Owens

Position:  Financial Director Recruitment Experience: 6 years Qualifications:Bachelor of Commerce, University College Dublin   Relevant background: Dervla is a qualified FCA with over 13 years PQE in practice a...

Eoin Langdon, Associate Director

Eoin Langdon has over 10 years experience working with Sigmar’s IT Division recruiting Contract and Permanent staff. He has a Diploma in Computer Applications and has 3 years practical experience in the IT industry where h...

Frank Farrelly

Position:  COO Recruitment Experience: 17 years Qualifications:Higher Diploma in Business Studies, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Bachelor of Arts (Economics), University College Dublin Qualified Occupational ...

Hugh Murray, Associate Director

Hugh Murray is an Associate Director within Sigmar Recruitment with responsibility for Banking, Legal, and Insurance & Financial Services Recruitment. He has worked in Financial Services recruitment since 2005. He is an Organisational...

Independent Awards

2017 Sigmar were also shortlisted for: – Overall Excellence in HR (HR Leadership & Management Awards 2017)    2016Sigmar were also shortlisted for: – Recruitment Agency of the Year (Large) (NRF Awards 2016) ...

Jennifer Ward, Associate Director

Jennifer has worked with Sigmar Recruitment since 2004. Previously she worked in HR within the IT sector and has worked in Corporate Communications in the public sector. Jennifer holds a Degree in Business and Psychology and ...

Malwina King

Position:  Director Recruitment Experience: 12 Qualifications:Master’s Degree in Occupational Psychology, ( 1.1 )  2000 – 2005, University of Gdansk, Poland Accredited psychometric test user Qual...

Press Centre

Sigmar Recruitment have been featured in various media - TV, radio, press and online, including:April 2017 Podcast: Social Media at Work . Rossa Mullally, Associate Director at Sigmar, talks to Today FM about how distracting logging onto...

Press Centre 2015

View more recent articles November 2015 Dressing For Success - Learn how to work office wear (The Star, 20/11/15)Sigmar Recruitment win Best CSR Initiative at the Recruitment International Awards held in London (Recruitment International, ...

Quality Assurance, Compliance & Professional Accreditations

Sigmar is a member of the National Recruitment Federation and has the highest number of Certified Recruitment Practitioners and industry Fellows in Ireland (certified by the National Recruitment Federation). Sigmar trains all staff to comply with the...

Robert MacGiolla Phadraig

Position:  CCO Recruitment Experience: 15 years Qualifications:BA Arts, UCD 2002 Certificate level A and B in Occupational Assessment, British Psychological Association 2010 Fellow of the National Recruitment F...

Rossa Mullally, Associate Director

Rossa Mullally  joined Sigmar in 2005 following 3 years as a Corporate Broker with a well known independently owned Dublin City Centre brokers. Rossa holds a Higher Diploma in Journalism & Media Studies from GCD as well ...

Sigmar Initiatives

Sigmar have spearheaded a number of non commercial initiatives with the aim of job creation and inclusion for all jobseekers at a community, national and international level.  National Employment WeekSigmar Recruitment launched  National ...

Dress For Success Dublin

 Sigmar have partnered with Dress for Success Dublin , a charity founded by Irish fashion icon Sonya Lennon. The group provide women with free career advice, clothes and stylists to help them get back into the workplace. If you would lik...

Employee Wellbeing Day

 Since 2011 Employee Wellbeing Day has become the focal point for driving mental health awareness among employers, with many implementing meaningful wellbeing policies that have impacted on tens of thousands of employees across the country. Employee...

Employment Leadership Group

 Sigmar in association with CIPD established the Employment Leadership Group, made up of 200 of Ireland’s top HR business leaders. Its purpose is to provide a cohesive approach by businesses to address the problem of unemployment. This gr...
Ireland Gateway To Europe

Ireland Gateway To Europe

Sigmar Recruitment are one of the founding companies of “Ireland Gateway To Europe”, an annual privately funded Foreign Direct Investment mission to the USA. The aim of this initiative is to attract US companies to Ireland and create jobs. Since 2011...

National Employment Week

Sigmar Recruitment launched  National Employment Week, a non commercial initiative,  to set the agenda on major employment and social topics in Ireland through a series of seminars, focus groups and forums. Since 2011 we have held annual e...

Pride in Purpose

When we completed a Management Buy Out in 2009, we embraced social entrepreneurship as a key component of our strategy to lead the industry response to job activation and to drive the national talent agenda. Apart from creating immense internal pride, o...

Beyond Recruitment

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Contact Us

Please contact us by phone or visit us. We look forward to getting in touch!Dublin 13 Hume St, Dublin D02 F861, Ireland. Tel: + 353 1 4744 600 Fax: + 353 1 4744 641 Email: info@sigmar.ieCork 33 South Bank, Crosses Green, Cork...

Employers

At Sigmar our focus is on finding the perfect fit for your team and providing quality and value at every stage of the recruitment process. Our success in client retention is second to none in the Irish market place with Sigmar being active on over 200 ...

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Employer Knowledge Centre

This Employer Knowledge section has information on interviewer tips, employment permits, employment rights, what benefits to offer staff and our salary guide. We hope to be able to answer any recruitment-related questions you may have. Please feel free...

Employee Benefits Report

Attraction, Retention, Motivation: from listening to our clients these are the three most common words used when discussing employees. And given that the war for talent is back on, this comes as no surprise. Employers now need to think outside of...

Salary Guides 2017

Download our Salary Guide for Ireland 2017 (PDF)  View By Sector:Accountancy Salary Guide Aviation Salary Guide Banking & Financial Services Salary Guide Construction, Engineering & Property Salary Guide HR...

Recruitment Process

Candidate Sourcing Given the specialism of our divisions and the concentrated industry focus of our consultants, we here at Sigmar are constantly scanning the market for talent and have carefully cultivated unique talent pools that will fit our clients’ n...

Recruitment Services

We provide our clients with permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions across 14 specialist divisions. Our recruiters are highly specialised in the areas they recruit for and have a deep understanding about your industry. Specialist Di...

Accountancy & Finance Recruitment

Our Accountancy & Finance Division is made up of 9 consultants, all of whom are either experienced recruiters or experienced accountancy and finance professionals. As a result we have experience recruiting at all levels from Junior Accounts Administrators t...

Banking & Financial Services Recruitment

Sigmar Recruitment boasts a financial division which consists of a team of 15 professional and experienced consultants dedicated exclusively to providing you with a high quality recruitment service.The majority of our consultants have come from t...

Construction and Engineering Recruitment

Sigmar’s construction and engineering division are vastly experienced in recruiting highly skilled candidates and assisting a prestigious roll-call of clients across the Construction & Engineering sector. Roles We Recruit For • Mechan...

Contingent Recruitment Services

We provide our clients with permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions across all Sigmar departments:Candidate Sourcing Given the specialism of our divisions and the concentrated industry focus of our consultants, we here at Sigmar...
FinTech Recruitment - London

FinTech Recruitment - London

Sigmar have recently expanded into the London market and established a specialised FinTech desk there to complement the existing business of its FinTech division in Dublin.Given the rise of entirely cloud-based banks, machine learning methodologies...

HR Recruitment

Sigmar’s expert HR recruitment team delivers a high quality recruitment service supporting clients across all industry sectors for both specialist and generalist HR roles.Recruiting for all levels of HR professionals from administrators to directors we...

Insurance Recruitment

Our established team of insurance consultants have a deep understanding of the Irish insurance market and are ideally placed to deliver successful results to our clients.Our expertise extends across the full spectrum of the insurance sector to include ...

IT Recruitment

Sigmar's IT team has almost 90 years of IT and recruitment acumen together, allowing us to offer our clients astute market advice and a distinguished consultative service. We have formed longstanding relations with Ireland’s largest employers acr...

Legal and Compliance Recruitment

Sigmar’s Legal & Compliance team recruits permanent, temporary and contract roles within private practice, banking & financial services, commerce and industry.Our dedicated legal and compliance consultants have accrued a wealth of experience, depth of ...

Life Sciences Recruitment

Sigmar’s Life Sciences division are vastly experienced in recruiting highly skilled candidates and assisting a prestigious roll-call of clients across the Pharmaceuticals, Medical Technology and Medical Biotechnology sectors. Roles We Re...

Marketing Recruitment

Our Marketing Division offers a full range of recruitment services, tailored across key industries and disciplines including market research, marketing & branding, PR & communications, digital marketing and business development.Our extensive c...

Multilingual Recruitment

Our Multilingual Team are dedicated exclusively to providing you with a high quality recruitment service. Offering the full recruitment solution for contract, interim, temporary and permanent staff solutions, Sigmar aim to match skilled professional l...

Office Support & Administration Recruitment

Sigmar Office Support prides itself on having an outstanding success rate for the recruitment of high calibre support staff. Our reputation for results is created by our emphasis on only working with candidates who demonstrate commitment to roles, high l...

Outsourced Payroll

Sigmar offer an outsourced payroll service for weekly, fortnightly and monthly payroll. This is your back office solution with no impact on existing process. Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll:Time:  Allows companies to redeploy resources t...

Sales Recruitment

Sigmar Recruitment’s Sales and Marketing division is one of Ireland’s leading sales recruitment specialists. We recruit across the board in many sectors including Financial, IT/Telecommunications, Pharmaceutical, FMCG and Technical/Engineering.Working with...

Setting up Operations in Ireland

From hiring your country manager to ramping up your team, we have the expertise and track record in getting the world class talent you need to grow your business in Ireland.  We understand the many and varied challenges that organizations ...

Supply Chain and Procurement Recruitment

As specialists in the Procurement and Supply Chain sector, we recruit on a permanent, contract or temporary basis for a wide and diverse number of opportunities across all industry sectors including Manufacturing, FMCG, 3rd Party Logistics, Pharmaceutical a...

Temporary & Contract Recruitment Services

At Sigmar Recruitment we are proud that our clients consistently rely upon us to provide temporary cover when they need it most. Our pool of professional candidates are pre-screened, registered and ready to fill-in for a variety of positions and durations....

Why Set up Operations in Ireland?

 From hiring your country manager to ramping up your team, Sigmar Recruitment have the expertise and track record in getting the world class talent you need to grow your business in Ireland.Find out how we can support your recruitment...

Sigmar Managed Services

Sigmar Managed Services provides strategic workforce management solutions offering bespoke optimisation of talent. Based in Dublin the team is made up of talent acquisition specialists, occupational psychologists, project managers and recruitment ...

Aviation Recruitment

Sigmar has a network of aviation professionals based throughout the world and a strong understanding of the industry having recruited on behalf of clients including:  Areas of ExpertiseTop level management Flight Operations ...

Dedicated Talent Acqusition

Sigmar’s Dedicated Talent Acqusition service allows for companies to enhance their recruitment capability at times of peak resource requirements. This service utilises innovative attraction methods and cutting edge sourcing technology to ensure o...

Employer Branding

Much attention is given to consumer/product branding and associated benefits are clearly realised by organisations. Employer branding also represents a separate value proposition to an equally prized audience but is often overlooked! The employer brand...

Graduate Recruitment Programmes

Sigmar’s Graduate Programme Service is a multifacited approach to support an organisations design and delivery of a world class graduate recruitment campaign. Sigmar’s creative team work in positioning organisations as graduate employers of choice to ...

Public Sector

Within Public Sector Recruitment we provide our clients with executive and professional level permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions across all Sigmar departments. Our understanding of Public Sector Recruitment and Selection...

Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)

Sigmar’s Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) service provides flexible and scalable solutions, tailored for your organisation. The team of 30 staff combines experience and knowledge from specialist industry with recruitment capability from both P...

Tailored Recruitment Services

Master Vendor A Master Vendor service delivery model is essentially where the provider assumes full responsibility for staffing provision for the end client. Direct sourcing and the vendor's 2nd tier suppliers are used to achieve this provision, which...

Why Use Sigmar Recruitment?

 Here are some reasons why you should consider partnering with Sigmar Recruitment for your next hire or recruitment project: Track RecordWe are part of over 200 formal Preferred Supplier List (PSL) agreements to some of...

Enterprise Ireland

  Helping Irish Companies to Achieve Global Success Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. They work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help...

Enterprise Ireland

  Helping Irish Companies to Achieve Global Success Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. They work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help...

Featured Employers

 This is an exciting time to join what is essentially a start-up organisation, bringing in the two former bodies of the Equality Authority and the Irish Human Rights Commission. The Commission is accountable to the Oireachtas for its statutory ...

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Jobs

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is an independent organisation that plays an essential role in improving Ireland’s health and social care and support services. Among its functions, HIQA promotes quality and safety, assesses health t...

Higher Education Authority (HEA) Jobs

 The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is inviting applications for the following positions:   Head of Policy and Strategic Planning Applications for this role have now closed.For further queries please email hea@sigmar.ie or ca...

Houses of the Oireachtas

 The Houses of the Oireachtas Service is inviting applications for a Catering Manager role in its Facilities Team. The Houses of the Oireachtas Commission (the ‘Commission’) is the statutory corporate body responsible for the running of ...

Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

This is an exciting time to join what is essentially a start-up organisation, bringing in the two former bodies of the Equality Authority and the Irish Human Rights Commission. The Commission is accountable to the Oireachtas for its statutory function ...

Jobs

Sigmar consultants recruit for permanent, temporary and contract jobs in  Accountancy , Banking , Construction , Engineering,  HR , Insurance,    IT , Legal , Marketing,  Multilingual , Office Support , Pharma , Sales , Science  and Supply Chain....

Accountancy Jobs

Accountancy Jobs across Ireland Sigmar recruit all accounting levels, starting from newly and part-qualified accountants, payroll, credit or payable specialists, through to qualified accountants, systems, regulatory or compliance specialists, ...

Accountancy & Finance Recruitment Team

Our accountancy recruitment team have a broad range of skills and varied backgrounds made up of fully qualified ACCA accountants, Big Four-trained accountants, part-qualified accountants, financial advisors, occupational psychologists, HR and senior sales...

Accountancy Market Trends

    Read our full market commentary and salaries for Accountancy jobs in Ireland in 2017   |  View Accountancy Jobs  

Banking & Financial Jobs

 Sigmar Recruitment boasts a financial division which consists of a team of professional and experienced Consultants dedicated exclusively to providing you with a high quality recruitment service.  We aim to build long lasting and solid ...

Banking & Financial Market Trends

Read our full market commentary and salaries for Banking and Financial Services in Ireland in 2017   |  View Banking Jobs

Construction and Property Jobs

Our Construction and Property Service division handles recruitment within the construction field, including general construction jobs, such as engineers, contracts & project managers and other senior site personnel.  It also handles professional ...

Construction Market Trends

   Read our full market commentary and salaries for Construction and Property Services Jobs in Ireland in 2017   |   View Construction Jobs

Engineering & Manufacturing Jobs

 Winner of the National Recruitment Federation award for "Best in Practice for Technical, Engineering & Science Recruitment 2013/2014" , our Engineering & Manufacturing Jobs division specialises in the permanent and temporary...

Engineering Market Trends

Read our full market commentary and salaries for Engineering jobs in Ireland in 2016   |  View Engineering Jobs

Human Resources Jobs

 Working closely with you, our Human Resources recruiters will deliver a high quality recruitment service across all industry sectors. Our specialist HR consultants recruit for all levels across areas of HR including; learning &...

HR Market Trends

  Read our full market commentary and salaries for HR in Ireland in 2016    |   View HR Jobs

Insurance Jobs

 Our established team of Insurance consultants have a deep understanding of the Irish insurance market and we are ideally placed to deliver successful results to our candidates and clients alike.  Our expertise extends across the full ...

Insurance Market Trends

  Read our full market commentary and salaries for Insurance in Ireland in 2016    |   View Insurance Jobs

IT Jobs

Sigmar IT combined has almost 90 years of IT and recruitment acumen, allowing us to offer our clients and candidates astute market advice and a distinguished consultative service. We have formed longstanding relationships with Ireland’s largest emp...

Data & Database Jobs

Not seeing a job that is of  interest? Contact our IT team about current Data & Database vacancies on (01) 4744600 or email IT@sigmar.ie or send us your CV 

Infrastructure & Network Jobs

Not seeing a job that is of  interest? Contact our IT team about current Infrastructure and Network vacancies on (01) 4744600 or email IT@sigmar.ie or send us your CV 

IT Market Trends

  Read our full market commentary and salaries for IT in Ireland in 2016    |   View IT Jobs

Java Developers

Not seeing a job that is of  interest? Contact our IT team about current Java Developer vacancies on (01) 4744600 or email IT@sigmar.ie or send us your CV 

Technical Support Jobs

Not seeing a job that is of  interest? Contact our IT team about current Technical Support vacancies on (01) 4744600 or email IT@sigmar.ie or send us your CV 

Legal Jobs

 Sigmar recruits in all areas of the legal field including E-commerce, Intellectual property, commercial/corporate, litigation, banking and financial, conveyancing, probate, construction, regulatory, procurement and IT. We recruit across ...

Legal Market Trends

Read our full market commentary and salaries for Legal professions in Ireland in 2016   |  View Legal Jobs

Marketing Jobs

 Our Marketing Jobs Division offers a full range of recruitment services, tailored across key industries and disciplines including market research, marketing & branding, PR & communications, digital and business development. We ...

Trends in Marketing

Read our full market commentary and salaries for Marketing jobs in Ireland in 2016   | View current Marketing jobs

Multilingual Jobs

 Delivering multilingual recruitment services across all industry sectors, Sigmar have a range of multilingual jobs available for candidates fluent in both English and another language.For a confidential discussion please contact o...

Hebrew Jobs

Not seeing a job that is of  interest? Contact our Multilingual team about current vacancies requiring Hebrew on (01) 4744600 or email IT@sigmar.ie or send us your CV 

Multilingual Market Trends

 Read our full market commentary and salaries for Multilingual jobs in Ireland in 2016   |  View Multilingual Jobs

Office Support Jobs

 Sigmar Office Support prides itself on having an outstanding success rate for the recruitment of high calibre support staff. Our reputation for results is created by our emphasis on only working with candidates who demonstrate commitment...

Office Support Market Trends

  Read our full market commentary and salaries for Office and Administration positions in Ireland in 2016  |   View Office jobs

Pharma & Life Sciences Jobs

 Winner of the National Recruitment Federation award for "Best in Practice for Technical, Engineering & Science Recruitment 2013/2014", Sigmar’s Science & Pharma division are vastly experienced in recruiting highly skilled c...

Life Sciences Market Trends

Read our full market commentary and salaries for Pharma and Science jobs in Ireland in 2016   |  View Science Jobs

Sales Jobs

Software Sales Salary Survey Sigmar Recruitment is conducting Ireland's largest Software Sales Salary Survey. We will publish the results once the survey is complete, which will enable employers/employees to have visibility of what's on offer in one...

Sales Market Trends

Read our full market commentary and salaries for Sales jobs in Ireland in 2016   | View current sales jobs

Supply Chain & Logistics Jobs

   As specialists in the Procurement and Supply Chain sector, your career is in the right hands.  Working in partnership with many of Ireland’s premier employers, we offer a wide number of supply chain and logistics jobs across all...

Supply Chain Market Trends

Read our full market commentary and salaries for Supply Chain and Logistics in Ireland in 2016   |  View Supply Chain Jobs

Candidate Charter

This Charter represents the commitment of Sigmar Recruitment to provide the highest level of service delivery incorporating both transparency and accountability.  Additionally, it represents our commitment to continuously improve the service we offer.Our ...

CV Tips & Advice

Your CV is your sales document. Make sure to target your CV for each job you apply for. Your CV should mirror the job spec of the job you are applying for, ticking all of the requirements for the role. Create a first draft Write all...

Interview Preparation

Preparation, anticipation and confidence are the key skills to a successful interview. Remember prepare-practice-perform. So be prepared!Interview Do's & Don'ts Interview Preparation: Frequently Asked Questions Interview Preparation:...

10 Common Mistakes

An interview is your opportunity to strut your stuff and also to learn about the company and their people. The most important ingredients to a successful interview are proper preparation and good listening skills. Here are 10 things to avoid while preparing...

Interview Checklist - Do's & Don'ts

Before the Interview Preparation, anticipation and confidence are the key skills to a successful interview. It's a known fact that an interviewer will have decided whether or not they are going to give you the job within a few minutes. Remember:...

Interview Preparation: Frequently Asked Questions

What do you know about the company? This is your chance to shine.  The more knowledge you have about the company, the better.  Focus on details that will relate to your skills, knowledge and qualifications.Here are some ideas:How long h...

Top 10 Interview Questions

“Tell me about yourself.” Focus on your CV and the job description when answering this question. If you haven’t mentioned your work history this is the ideal time to do it. If you are unsure where to start you could ask, “Is there a particular aspect ...

Salary Guide 2017

  Download our Salary Guide for Ireland 2017 (PDF)  View By Sector:Accountancy Salary Guide Aviation Salary Guide Banking & Financial Services Salary Guide Construction, Engineering & Property Salary Gui...

Temporary Staff

There are several reasons why temping can be an ideal option for most individuals:You may have just returned from travelling abroad. You may not be entirely happy in your current position and may take a decision to temp in different companies...

Mental Health Commission

  Applications for the following roles have now closed:Consultant Psychiatrist  ChairpersonLay Members  Application Closing Date: 6th May 2016 at 5pmFor further queries please email mhc@sigmar.ie ...

Privacy Policy

Privacy policyThis privacy policy sets out how Sigmar Recruitment Consultants Ltd. (Sigmar) uses and protects any information that you give Sigmar when you use this website.Sigmar is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should...

QQI Jobs

Applications are now closed for all positions with QQI. Click here to search for other jobs  

Recent Graduates

It is a tough market for graduates. Demonstrate good attitude, enthusiasm and determination.  The world of business and college will be different but with the right attitude you can bring the best of both worlds together. Here are some tips to aid you ...

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To register with Sigmar Recruitment, please fill in the form below. We'll then contact with you with jobs which would match your skills and experience. Alternatively you can contact us directy on + 353 1 4744 600 or email us at info@sigmar.ie .

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Sigmar IT

Unsere erfahrene Personalvermittlungsteams besitzen lokale, nationale und internationale Erfahrung. Das Team arbeitet in Deutschland, Irland, Polen, Schweden, Österreich und den Niederlanden. Sigmar IT hat zusammen fast 90 Jahre IT- und Rekrutierungserfahrung, s...

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  The Pensions Authority (the Authority) is a statutory body set up under the Pensions Act, 1990 as amended (the Act). The Authority regulates occupational pension schemes; trust RACs and Personal Retirement Savings Accounts (PRSAs) in Ireland. ...

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Working and Living in Ireland

Ireland is an island situated to the north-west of continental Europe and is renowned throughout the world for its culture, heritage and landscape. Ireland is European headquarters to over 1,000 U.S. companies including the top 10 U.S. Internet companies, whi...

Accomodation

You can look for private rented accommodation through local newspapers, real estate agencies or websites for example: www.daft.ie, www.let.ie, www.myhome2let.ie. The quality of rental accommodation can vary so you should view the property be...

Annual Holidays

The Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 provides for a basic annual paid leave entitlement of 4 weeks, although an employee's contract could give greater rights. It is also important to note that the periods of leave provided for by legislation are...

Education System

The Irish Education System is divided into three levels: Primary, Secondary and Higher Education which offers a wide range of opportunities from post-secondary courses, to vocational and technical training, to full degree and the highest post-graduate levels. Edu...

English Language Schools

There are many options for both adults and children to develop their English Language skills on arrival in Ireland with English Language courses taking place nationwide. The range of options available varies from 30 minute to 1 hour classes with gr...

Healthcare

Public health care for people coming to IrelandAny person, regardless of nationality, who is accepted by the Health Service Executive (HSE) as being ordinarily resident in Ireland is entitled to free public hospital services but may have to pay in...

Income Tax and Allowances

PPS Numbers A Personal Public Service (PPS) Number is a unique reference number for all dealings with public service in Ireland that helps you access social welfare benefits, public services and information. You can apply for your PPS number at...

Introduction to Ireland

Ireland is an island situated to the north-west of continental Europe and is renowned throughout the world for its culture, heritage and landscape. With bustling cities and historic towns this cosmopolitan island has much to offer.Ireland is European...

Public Transport

There are a number of public transport options available in Ireland (both private and State-owned). The following information relates only to State operated services.  Bus Services in Ireland Dublin BusDublin Bus provides bus services w...

Setting up a Bank Account

Banks in Ireland are quite strict with people opening new bank accounts. To open a new bank account you will need to go into a Bank branch in person. To open a bank account in Ireland you must have 1-2 forms of photo identification such as a valid passport or ...

Shops and Opening Hours

Typical opening hours for shops in Ireland are:Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: Open between 8-10am | Close between 5-7pmThursday: Open between 8-10am | Close between 7-9pmSunday Open between 9-11am | Close between 5-7pm...

Social Clubs

There is a wide range of social clubs in Ireland catering for all interests. Sport in particular is a hugely popular pastime in Ireland. Some of the most popular sports in Ireland include Gaelic Games, Soccer and Rugby. Below are resources tha...

Visas and Work Permits

Visas Citizens of certain countries need a visa in order to come to Ireland. You may apply for an Irish visa at your nearest Irish embassy or consulate. A visa does not confer any right to live or work in Ireland.You do not need a visa to la...

Weather

Thanks to the moderating effect of the Atlantic Gulf Stream, Ireland’s climate is relatively mild for its latitude, with a mean annual temperature of around 10°C. The temperature drops below freezing only intermittently during winter, and snow is sc...