Staffing and Recruiting Experts in Ireland

Discover Ireland's top talent and take your business global with our recruitment experts in Ireland and 70+ countries. Grow your team virtually in Ireland and unlock the potential of borderless talent today.

Lundi Recruitment Insights in Ireland


English, Irish (Gaeilge)

Payroll Frequency

Monthly, Weekly



Capital City


Employer Tax Rate


Recruitment Agency Costs in Ireland

In Ireland, professional recruitment agency fees range from 22-27% of the first-year annual base salary of a recruited employee. Recruitment agencies also require an upfront retainer and payment in advance installments of the agency fee based on milestones such as start of recruitment, presentation of candidates, and scheduling interviews with a candidate shortlist.

We know this might sound overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be. A solution like Lundi eliminates the barriers for you. With Lundi, you can recruit talent across 70+ countries, easily managing recruitment—all in one, easy-to-use platform. Get an overview of what you need to know when hiring in Ireland below.

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Employer Tax Costs in Ireland

Employers of Irish employees are required to pay social security (PRSI) tax, which is 11.05% of an employee’s salary.

Employee Income Taxes in Ireland

In Ireland, employees making up to €33,800 annually are taxed 20% and employees making a salary above €33,800 are taxed 40%. Employees also pay social security (PRSI) and a universal social charge ranging from 0.5% to 11%.

Employee Probation in Ireland

The probationary period in Ireland typically lasts three months, but can be longer.

Employee Overtime in Ireland

The average Irish working week is 39 hours and the legal maximum 48 hours. Overtime pay and maximum overtime hours have not been clearly specified in Irish legislation and are usually determined through collective agreements or agreed upon between the employer and employee.

Employee Notice in Ireland

If a notice period hasn't been specified in an employment contract, the following minimum notice periods apply in Ireland:

  • 13 weeks to two years: One week
  • Two to five years: Two weeks
  • Five to 10 years: Four weeks
  • 10 to 15 years: Six weeks
  • 15 years or more: Eight weeks

Termination in Ireland

In Ireland, employers are not required to provide severance pay for employees who are terminated. Upon termination, the employee has the right to receive salary for work completed. They should also receive payment for earned unused annual leave.‍In redundancy situations, an employee may be entitled to a statutory redundancy payment.

How to Recruit in Ireland

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A Lundi Global Talent Consultant will work with you to understand your goals, needs, and team dynamics.
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Interview Hand-Selected Candidates

Within days, we’ll introduce you to the right talent for your team. The average time to match is one week.
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The Right Fit,

Work with your new team member for a trial period (pay Lundi only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit.
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No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.

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Why Companies Choose Lundi

Exceptional Talent Unavailable Anywhere Else

  • Not actively applying to jobs
  • Not available on freelancer marketplaces
  • Ready for full-time positions

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  • Tailored

    Lundi takes the time to understand the candidate’s skills, experiences, and goals so that they can be matched to the right job.
  • Fair and Accurate

    Rather than relying on a single question or metric, Lundi takes into account the candidate’s overall history, expertise, and motivation.
  • Inclusive

    Our candidate screening process is designed to be inclusive and equitable, ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to pursue their career goals.

Book a free strategy session to see how we can help you

No matter the industry or the function, the talent you need could be already living in another country. That’s why we created our borderless talent strategy.