Starting work

Overview Document This page includes the key things to consider if you plan to work when you return to Ireland. It covers finding a job, your employment rights and the taxes you have to pay.
Overview Document Tax reliefs reduce the amount of tax that you have to pay. Find out about the different types of income tax relief that apply to your circumstances.
This document is in: Income tax credits and reliefs

Finding a job
Information about where to look for a job, how to apply and some of the supports that are available to jobseekers.
This document is in: Training and looking for work

Recognition of professional qualifications in Ireland
Outlines how professional qualifications are regulated in Ireland and in the EU including the following professions: electrician, teacher, architect, doctor, accountant and more

Employees' rights and entitlements
Employees have a number of legal employment rights and protections in Ireland.
This document is in: Employment rights and duties

Employment services for jobseekers
A summary of the Department of Social Protection’s employment services for jobseekers.
This document is in: Unemployed people

Jobseeker's Allowance
A means-tested payment to people who are unemployed and looking for work.
This document is in: Unemployed people