Large Numbers Still Moving to Ireland

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The Irish economy is in a strong position having recovered  from the financial crisis and the subsequent recession. In early 2012, the unemployment rate in Ireland was 16% and almost 50,000 Irish people emigrated that year. At the start of 2019 the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down to 5.7% a  and involuntary emigration has … Read more

Average Earnings in Ireland

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Average weekly earnings in Ireland were €742.19 at the end of March  2018 .  (€38595 annual pay ). This has increased by 2.4% in the past year from €725.05  a week  (€37700 annually). In the five years to Q1 2018 average weekly earnings have risen by 7.1%, from €693.23 in Q1 2013 to €742.19. In … Read more

Irish Economy 2018

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The Irish economy is showing good signs of continuing recovery. In 2016 real GDP grew by 5.2%, well above the euro area average.  The  European Economic Forecast said that some of the impressive headline GDP figures are still heavily distorted by the activities of large multinationals . However , domestic activity appears to have been … Read more

Moving Business to Ireland

Moving to Ireland –  Business Advantages Many international companies have moved to Ireland to take advantage of the low taxes. Corporation tax is still just 12.5%. Eight of the top ten global medical technology companies have a manufacturing base in Ireland, while eight of the top ten pharmaceutical companies have operations here. Almost 1,000 companies, … Read more

Moving to Ireland

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If you are thinking about Moving to Ireland  or if you are looking for information about Living in Ireland – here at Irish Links we have plenty of advice and useful resources to help you. The recent decision of the UK to leave the EU has seen an increase in people looking for information about … Read more