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 […]

Car Tax Rates Ireland 2017

Car Tax Rates Ireland 2017

Car Tax Rates Ireland 2017 Car Tax rates in Ireland were last increased in the 2013 Budget – so the current 2017 rates of Irish Motor Tax  have been the same since January 2013. The total amount of car tax paid by all motorists in Ireland in 2015 was €1.2 Billion Euro. There were 2.57 […]

Moving to Ireland when the UK Leaves the EU

Moving to Ireland when the UK Leaves the EU

June 24th 2016 will go down in history as the day the UK people voted to leave the EU. Over the next 2 years,  as the UK and Europe prepare to break the ties – there will be many businesses and individuals thinking about moving to Ireland. Many businesses from outside the EU have their […]

Population of Ireland 2017

Population of Ireland 2017

When it comes to total population rise (i.e. natural change plus migration), Ireland had the fourth highest relative rise in population in the EU in 2016 (+10.6 per 1,000 residents). This meant Ireland had a total population rise of just over 50,000 in 2016 bringing it to 4,774,800 on 1 January 2017. Ireland had the […]

University Fees Ireland

University Fees Ireland

With the large increases in English university tuition fees – there may well be more English students appplying for university places in Ireland in the next few years. Brexit might reduce the numbers from 2019 onwards . Unlike the UK – where university tuition fees can be as much as £9250 a year – Ireland […]

Fees for a Critical Skills Employment Permit in Ireland

Fees for a Critical Skills Employment Permit in Ireland

Fees for a Critical Skills Employment Permit in Ireland The processing fee for a Critical Skills Employment Permit is  €1,000 –  valid for a 2 year period . (Previously called a Green Card) How to Apply for a Critical Skills Employment Permit in Ireland Applications may be made for any occupations with a salary over […]

Irish Economy 2017

Irish Economy 2017

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 […]

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