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Q: Niamh, Limerick Myself and my two friends would like to spend this summer abroad after our college exams finish. A lot of other people we know are(...)

Visit Canada on a working holiday visa and see  Moraine Lake and the snow-covered Rocky Mountain peaks in  Banff National Park, Alberta. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The smiley face on the website says it all. Canada is open to travellers, specifically young Irish ones looking to spend up to two years there on a wo(...)

The EU market is in the overall favourite (49 per cent) for Irish SMEs while the UK holds second place at 23 per cent. Photograph: iStock

More than twice the number of small and medium Irish businesses sees the EU as their most important market compared to the UK, a new survey has found.(...)

The Irish ICT sector was the area most likely to seek visas for foreign staff. Photograph: iStock

The number of Irish work permits issued in 2016 is set to rise by 35 per cent by the end of the year, new figures released on Thursday show. Accordi(...)

The work visa changes, which are contained in the Employment Permits (Amendment) Regulations 2015, have been introduced because of a skills shortage in a number of industries, most notably the IT sector.

Changes to existing regulations that make it easier for individuals from overseas to secure work visas in Ireland have been welcomed. The changes, wh(...)