News

18/12/15
A recent study found that the Irish work permit system, linking immigrants with the necessary skills for the Irish economy to those areas with skills shortages, to be amongst one of the best performing systems within the European Union. It is considered that Ireland leads the way for connecting every type of work permit to areas with high labour market shortages.

With a user-friendly application process in place, Ireland has become an attractive state for workers and has enabled Ireland to identify areas with skills and labour shortages. Furthermore, recent changes to the immigration visa regulations have streamlined the process for overseas workers to secure an Irish work permit and has allowed to country to supply skilled workers in fields where the number of graduates has remained low.