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Hire Workers in Ireland

Looking to conquer the world of business without getting tangled up in international employment complexities?

Look no further than TCWGlobal! The best payrolling and global employer of record in Ireland.

No cultural barrier or legal obstacle will stand in your way with us by your side. We will tailor our services to fit your unique needs and help you shine no matter where you want to operate in the world.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Mandatory Bonuses

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

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Employer of Record

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
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  • Remove the risk from your organization

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