Work and Travel in Ireland


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Working in Hospitality Sector in Ireland

Tourism in Ireland in rising and this means that hospitality jobs are on the upsurge. 2018 was a record year for Hotel Occupancy in Dublin and it is rapidly growing within Ireland. We welcomed around 2 million American and Canadian visitors to the island which in a 17% increase from 2017! In total, there were over 11.2 million overseas visitors to Ireland last year.

Types of Roles

Hospitality Management
Reservations Coordinator
Floor Staff & Waitstaff

Average Salary

The average can vary based on position, experience, education, and what company you work with. You can expect to earn €24k - €30k per year.

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Working Hours & Holidays

This can vary from morning, day or night shifts. During busy seasons, working hours may increase.

By law, all those who work full-time in Ireland are entitled to 20 days of annual leave. It's not usually possible to get away with not taking leave and most employers will also award extra vacation days to long-term employees.

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