Recent news has said Ireland now has an unemployment rate of 6.1%, expected to drop to 5% next year. This is good news if your are looking for a job in Ireland. With unemployment rates so low there are plenty of jobs in Ireland. However, you do have to put in a lot of effort to find a job. More so for part time jobs as a higher percentage are not advertised online and you need to physically leave your CV at the employers location.
If you are a student from a Non EEA country you can legally work 20 hours per week during the academic term and 40 hours per week during your holidays. The current minimum wage in Ireland is