In yet another good news story, Morgan McKinley have recently agreed an exclusive partnership with a US owned pharmaceutical company moving to Ireland for the first time later this year. The company are one of the world’s top ten generics manufacturers and will be moving in to an existing but dormant facility in Munster.
UrbanTraffic tends to be heavy, and parking limited, in Ireland’s major cities so you are advised to use public transport when possible, especially for commuting to work.All cities well served by public bus services. The main operator is the state-owned Coras Iompair Éireann (CIE). CIE also operates a late night bus service to Dublin airport. For
Ireland ranks as the 11th most expensive country to live in, just behind the United Kingdom, according to data compiled by Numbeo. Ireland has a Consumer Price Index of 92.09, meaning the cost of living here is just under 8 per cent less than in New York (CPI=100). This index takes account of all the main components of the cost of living, such as
Full-time education is compulsory from the age of 6 to 16 and there is no nationwide subsidised pre-school system. The Department of Education and Skills is responsible for the educational system in Ireland.
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss national and are travelling or staying in Ireland you are entitled to receive free maintenance and treatment in public beds in Health Service Executive (HSE) and voluntary hospitals should you become ill or have an accident.
Income taxBefore you start working in Ireland, it’s essential that you get a Personal Public Service (PPS) number, which will register and identify you on the tax system. To obtain your PPS number you will need to visit your local Social Welfare branch and take with you proof of your address. You will also need identification. Visit www.welfare.