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Welcome to Ireland!

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Why You're Here!

Creating a worldwide workforce is a continuous process that extends beyond a contract.

TCWGlobal surpasses the typical employer of record (EOR) by ensuring that your team receives personalized attention, ranging from smooth payrolling management to customized benefits based on your specific needs and location.

  • Hire compliantly in 150 countries
  • Provide customized service and benefits
  • Remove the risk from your organization
Fixed-Term Contracts

Fixed-term contracts are permitted, but they cannot be renewed consecutively for a cumulative total of service exceeding four years. However, a single fixed-term contract can exceed the four year limit. Fixed-term contracts that are repeatedly renewed may be deemed indefinite. The end of a fixed-term contract is considered a dismissal such that the Worker is entitled to the standard dismissal protections including the right to claim unfair dismissal.

Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are permitted in Ireland for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 6 months. Probationary periods can be extended so long as they do not exceed the 6 month maximum.


In Ireland, Workers recognize 9 public holidays. Most Workers receive a paid day off on public holidays. In some cases, an employer may instead offer a paid day off within a month of the public holiday, an additional day of annual leave, or an additional day’s pay. If a Worker works on a public holiday, premium pay is determined by the contract.


Workers are entitled to a minimum of four weeks’ vacation per year, which generally does not carry over year to year. Accrued but unused leave must be paid out at termination.

Sick Leave

Workers cannot be compelled to work when injured or ill. However, paid sick leave is not mandated under the law. The Worker can instead apply for state illness benefits.


Unless Workers control their own working hours, Workers cannot be required to work on average more than 48 hours per week. If at all possible, Workers should not be required to work on Sundays. There is no statutory obligation to pay a premium for overtime work, but it may be contracted to.


Except in cases of misconduct, dismissals require adequate notice based on length of service as outlined below or the equivalent pay in lieu, if permitted under the employment contract: 13 weeks to 2 years: 1 week; 2 years to 5 years: 2 weeks; 5 years to 10 years: 4 weeks. After one year of service, termination must also be based on substantial grounds.


Unless otherwise contracted, Workers must provide at least one week’s notice of resignation after completing 13 weeks of service.

Mandatory Employer Costs

11.05% on weekly earning over 386 EUR. Includes State Disability, State Health, State Pension, and more.

How an EOR Can Help You Win Fast

TCWGlobal stands unmatched as the leading employer of record service provider. Our global reach, expertise in diverse industries, and commitment to client satisfaction makes us the best choice. Looking for a global employer of record or international payrolling partner that will work with you and not for you? Trust TCWGlobal. We are here for you.

Common Pitfalls in Choosing an EOR

When choosing an Employer of Record (EOR) service, people often make mistakes such as overlooking compliance, global reach, technology integration, company experience, and fee transparency. Watch this video to see what to consider when picking an EOR. 

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