Ireland is one of the world’s top 10 friendliest countries to live in, we have some of the top surfing spots in the world and of course the best Guinness in the world. Along with Ireland’s world renowned IT Sector:
There has never been a better time for an IT professional to relocate to Ireland.
So what do you need to know about getting set up in Ireland?
The Personal Public Service Number (PPS Number) is a unique reference number that helps you access social welfare benefits, public services and information in Ireland. You must have a PPS number if in employment in Ireland. You can’t apply for a PPS number before your arrival to Ireland. To apply you need to go into a Social welfare office with a proof of ID.
For more information on applying for a PPS number http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Personal-Public-Service-Number-How-to-Apply.aspx
To find housing in Ireland the best site to use is www.daft.ie . Daft has over 200,000 properties on it, so whether you want to find an apartment, house or a room, it has something for everyone. Other websites to take a look at are: www.myhome.ie and www.rent.ie .
The biggest banks in Ireland are AIB, Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank and Permanent TSB. To open a bank account you need:
What about the children?
Education is compulsory for children from the ages of six to sixteen or until students have completed three years of second-level education.
The Irish education system is made up of:
This government website will help your search, breaking it down to School level, Geographical Area, Ethos, and Gender. http://www.education.ie/en/find-a-school
Higher Education in Ireland is provided mainly by 7 Universities, 14 Institutes of Technology, including the Dublin Institute of Technology and 7 Colleges of Education. In addition, a number of other third level institutions provide specialist education in such fields as art and design, medicine, business studies, rural development, theology, music and law
And once you get all that done you will deserve a Pint of Guinness, some of the best places to get a Pint are:
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