Working abroad

Working in the EU
Deals with rights and entitlements when moving within the EU to work. In particular examines the EU freedom of movement directives, including access to employment, recognition of qualifications, job seeking, employment and social security rights.

Working outside the EU
Includes a list of items to be considered before going to work in a non-EU country and of the documentation you should bring with you.

Volunteer development workers and social insurance
Irish citizens who have spent time working in a developing country may qualify for Credited Social Insurance Contributions which can be used to claim social welfare payments when they return to Ireland.

Working Holiday Visas for Irish citizens
Irish citizens can apply to go to certain countries to travel and work for a limited time.