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Au Pair in Ireland

Being an Au Pair in Ireland is an excellent experience for people who are interested in learning English while enjoying the best landscapes.

Don't wait and join this adventure!

Au Pair in Ireland - At a Glance

  • Age: 18-30 years old / 18 - 27 years old
  • Length of stay: 3 - 12 Months
  • Working hours: 25 - 35 hours per week
  • Holidays: 2 days off per week and 2 weeks off per year
  • Travel costs: paid by the Au Pair
  • Insurance: all Au Pairs belonging to any EU-country member will have the right to apply for the European Health Insurance Card. Together with this, we recommend you to contract an accident and liability insurance so that you can enjoy a safe stay as an Au Pair. 
    If you don't happen to be a citizen of any EU-country member, you will need to have a special insurance. More info under Contract and insurace.
  • Pocket money: €8,65 an hour as per established by the ICTU (Irish Congress of Trade Unions)
  • Visa requirements: Au Pairs from EU and EFTA countries are allowed to work as an Au Pair. Citizens from other countries have to apply for a visa.

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Requirements for EU-citizens

  • I am between 18 and 30 years old
  • I speak good English
  • I'm healthy and I don't smoke
  • I like hanging out with children

Requirements for Non-EU citizens

  • I am between 18 and 30 years old
  • I speak good English
  • I'm healthy and I don't smoke
  • I like hanging out with children
  • I don't have my own children
  • I am entitled to a visa

With or without an Au Pair Agency

Once you've found your host family at AuPair.com often raises the question of whether you should additionally take an agency into consideration.
Advantages of taking an Agency:

  • The agency will help you to deal with visa formalities if needed
  • The office workers are always at your disposal to answer all your questions
  • Au Pair agencies check the Host Families
  • You can participate in the meetings organized by the agency
  • It's simply safer to cooperate with the agency

Costs for the Au Pair

In case a Host Family with a premium membership gets in touch with you, you do not even need to pay for your own premium membership on AuPair.com.

Additional costs

  • You have to pay the agency (in case you choose one)
  • You will need to cover visa expenses if one needed
  • You will need to cover travel costs
  • You might like to buy some presents for the Host Family

AuPair.com cannot be held liable for any information, opinion or recommendation expressed in this website, so you are strongly advised to seek legal advice.

Additional Information about Au Pair in Ireland

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Au Pair duties

Au Pairs are mostly required to look after children but your tasks may vary depending on your host family's needs. AuPair.com provides you with some info.

More about Au Pair duties

Contract and insurance

Close a contract with the family, get a health insurance and enjoy your Au Pair experience in Ireland! AuPair.com provides you all the info!

More about Contract and insurance

Requirements for Non-EU applicants

Non-EU citizens' requirements are slightly different from the EU-citizens' requirements. Check on AuPair.com what are the requirements you need to fulfill.

More about Requirements for Non-EU applicants