Ireland – Live Work Play



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Ireland – Live Work Play

For many years the UK has been the most popular working holiday destination for Commonwealth citizens however, the Republic of Ireland is catching up fast. LiveWork&Play in Ireland answers most, if not all, FAQs about a working holiday in Ireland like, where am I going to live, what work is available and how will I travel around?
While some people just hop on a plane, others plan their trips in minute detail. Whether you are a nervous first-timer or seasoned traveller, this travel guide is your friend, and a source of many secrets and tips. Uncovered inside:

Chapter 1: Introduction 7
Chapter 2: Ready, Set, Go! 11
Can you go?

  • Passport
  • Working Holiday Visa
  • EU Heritage

When to go
How to go
The question of money

  • how much to take
  • how to take it

Sorting affairs

  • power of attorney
  • make a will

Holiday insurance and medical care

  • holiday insurance
  • reciprocal medical arrangement
  • medical check-up
  • vaccinations

Useful things to do, join and obtain

  • pre-book accommodation
  • pre-book your travel within Ireland
  • International driver’s licence
  • Discount cards
  • Tourist information

Staying in touch
Checklist – let the countdown begin

Chapter 3: Settling in 43
Pick up a map and/or street directory
Open a bank account
Apply for a Personal and Public Service Number
Check E-mail
Purchase a mobile phone

Chapter 4: Accommodation 47
Short-term accommodation

  • Hotels
  • Hostels
  • Camp grounds
  • B&Bs
  • University accommodation

Long-term accommodation

  • Renting a flat/house

Chapter 5: Work lowdown 59
Where to find work
Finding work through
The Internet
Professional Associations
Recruitment agencies
Tourist brochures
Considering where you are
Door knocking 

Chapter 6: A-Z of Jobs 69
Bar work
Call Centres
Equine staff
Freelance Travel Writing
Holiday camps
Hospitality and tourism
Nannies and Au Pairs
0ffice support
Teaching English
Technical, industrial, trades and unskilled work (labouring)

Chapter 7: Travelling around 91 

Travel around Dublin and other major cities
Travelling around Ireland
by air
by coach (bus)
by coach tour
by Jo-Jos
by train
by vehicle
by bicycle
By horse-drawn caravan

Chapter 8: Useful information 111 

Chapter 9: Moving On 119





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