Internet Providers in Ireland

Internet Providers in Ireland

The speed and choices of broadband  in Ireland is increasing in 2018 as Internet providers in Ireland gradually rollout Fibre broadband  across the country. Fibre can give broadband speeds of up to 1o0Mbps – compared to the maximum 24Mbps on copper phone lines (DSL) . Some of the best value broadband and home phone bundles […]

Average Earnings in Ireland

Average Earnings in Ireland

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 […]

Funerals in Ireland

Death is the only certainty in life – so a funeral is something that everyone will eventually have – but no one likes to plan ahead for it. Most people in Ireland are Catholic (even if lapsed) – and the vast majority of funerals take place in a church. (Even if the dead person hardly […]

Irish Economy 2018

Irish Economy 2018

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 […]

Moving to Ireland

Moving to Ireland

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 […]