Ireland’s famed hospitality and genuinely warm people are not only inviting but also contribute to the question many ask: “Is Ireland safe?” The answer is a resounding yes, as the country is known for its low crime rates and friendly.
But what about Ireland’s economy? With a robust economy that’s home to many international corporations, Ireland offers a wealth of opportunities for students and professionals alike. You’ll find that the country’s safety and booming economy make it an ideal destination.
Aside from its natural beauty and warm welcome, Ireland is also a thriving business and technology hub. Almost every major global tech company has a presence in Ireland with many making it their European home. Google, Facebook and Microsoft, Apple and Amazon all have a major presence in Ireland, and all are hiring. Beyond tech, nine of the top ten Pharma companies are in Ireland and there are thousands of jobs in retail, hospitality, and healthcare.
Non-EU students on 25-week (34 Week Visa) programs can work part-time (20 hours per week during terms and 40 hours per week during defined holiday periods).
Non-EU students can stay up to 2 years as an English student in Ireland, taking up to three consecutive 8-month courses.
Non-EU students who have relevant skills and experience may be sponsored by Irish employers for a General Work Permit with a salary of €30,000 or more.
As a young modern city Dublin is bustling with art, music, theatre & culture, and the citycentre is small and easy to get around. A welcoming city with friendly locals and a young population means that the nightlife is world famous with plenty of pubs and clubs for all tastes. Dublin is a fun city with things to see and do for all ages.
Drogheda is a small town with a long and eventful history. As you pass by ancient gates and walls and explore nearby sacred sites and battlegrounds, you’ll feel as if you’ve wandered back in time. A town steeped in culture and boasting a vibrant nightlife, Drogheda offers plenty of opportunities for fun and adventure.
Limerick, Ireland’s third largest city, is a gateway to the wild Atlantic coast and offers the possibility of day trips and weekend adventures to some of the most beautiful parts of the country. A modern city with an ancient past, you can relax in one of its many cafes or visit cultural sites like King John’s Castle.