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Relocating to Ireland - Europe's Internet & IT Capital!!


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A guide to relocating to Ireland - Europe's Internet & IT Capital!!

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  • 1. Opportunities in IT – A guide to relocating to Ireland If you are thinking about relocating to Ireland, here are some reasons why and some helpful tips ! Creation Innovation Beautiful Landscapes
  • 2. Why people consider moving to Ireland?
    • Moving to Ireland is a good choice in every aspect.
    • Living in Ireland ensures good quality of lifestyle, good jobs and housing available at great value.
    • If you are making an international move, then you will want the support and guidance of a specialized body.
  • 3.
    • According to a UN report published recently Ireland is the 5 th best place to live in the world. While the World Bank places Ireland as the 10 th best place to do business in. Breaking News – November 2010
    • The ICT sector in Ireland attracts global investment with seven of the world’s top ten companies operating here. ICT accounts for €50 billion in Irish exports and this is set to grow as companies take advantage of our competitive opportunities and knowledge-based economy. IDA February 2011
    • If you are considering relocating, we can offer you some of the best opportunities in Europe and the World!
  • 4.
    • If you are considering a move to Ireland the best place to start is by doing some research using popular websites:
    • Wikipedia
    • Ireland101
    • Discover Ireland
  • 5.
    • Dublin is a great city to get around supported by fantastic public transport links! Below are the most used methods of transport:
    • Dublin Bus
    • DART
    • Luas
    • Dublin Bikes.
  • 6.
  • 7.
    • If you are moving to Ireland to work you will need to register for a PPS Number (Personal Public Service). It is a unique identifier for use in any transactions you may have with public bodies.
    • To Apply:
    • Identify your local Social Protection Office
    • In the office you will need to show your passport and or birth certificate
    • Proof of address
    • Letter from employer
    • They will assist you through the necessary steps.
    • You will be notified of your PPS Number by the issue of a letter of notification, sent to your home address. This PPS number is used for all Government applications including Tax and Revenue.
    • Click here for more information.
  • 8.
    • Revenue Website
    • Department of Social Protection Website
    • Department of Foreign Affairs
    • Department of Justice & Law Reform
    • Citizens Advise
  • 9. With some of the best schools and colleges in the world, Ireland is one of the highest ranking countries in Europe when it comes to Education.
    • Education Ireland
    • University College Dublin
    • Trinity College Dublin
    • Dublin Institute of Technology
  • 10. Along with a highly skilled workforce and the highest education standards, Ireland offers international companies a highly attractive corporation tax rate of 12.5% meaning the most successful IT companies in the world are based here. This rate is well below our European neighbours with the UK rate ranging between 26-28%.
  • 11.
    • Java
    • C/C++
    • C#/.Net
    • Sharepoint/Biztalk
    • Linux / Unix engineering
    • Android / iPhone Development
    • Network Engineering
    • QA/Automation Testing
    • Web Development
    • Database Administration
  • 12.
    • In the last few years Ireland has become a hub for IT companies and software giants from around the globe.
    • Last year Ireland played host to the Dublin Web Summit in which global leaders of huge online companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Linkedin all gathered in Ireland.
    • This marked Irelands claim at becoming the Internet capital of the world!.
    • As well as those mentioned, everyday new international companies are setting up in Ireland, from small start ups to large multinational giants.
    • Utilising Ireland’s skilled technical talent these companies have seen massive growth and success and continue to hire due to increasing product demand!
    • To find out more about this – Dublin Web Summit
  • 13.
    • Silicon Republic – Minister claims budget 2011 will create jobs.
    • Silicon Republic – Energy and digital fare well in four year plan.
    • Silicon Republic – IT industry returns to growth in 2010.
    • Silicon Republic – Irish Tech sector will drive economic recovery.
    • Check out this video to see why ?
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