Hire in Ireland

Ireland PEO &

Employer of Record

Hire & manage teams remotely in Ireland without a local entity. We handle HR compliance, payroll & taxes so you can focus on your business.

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EOR in Ireland

Hire Employees in Ireland

NNRoad provides professional employment organization (PEO) & employer of record (EOR) services in Ireland to ensure that your business complies with local labor laws and regulations. We process monthly payroll and act as the Employer of Record, taking on all local employer liabilities.

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Employer of Record in Ireland

Employer of Record (EOR) services are for companies who do not have a legal entity in Ireland, but who want to hire localy. Employment and full liability are outsourced to NNRoad.

1. Candidate Selection

Select the candidates you want to hire in Ireland.

2. Employee Onboarding

We sign a local labor contract with your employees based in Ireland.

3. Compliance & Payroll

We manage monthly payroll, mandatory benefits & all HR compliance in Ireland.

EOR service includes:

Hiring and termination of employees/local labor contracts (contract administration – engagement, extension termination and conversion to permanent hire).

All mandatory employer (and employee) contributions filed and paid for your EOR employees.

Payroll recording, reporting and administration.

Distribution of salaries to employees through direct deposit into their bank accounts.

Calculation, reporting, filing and processing of EOR employee’s individual income tax due.

Collecting and processing your employee’s invoices for business related expenses.

Guiding and organizing your expat employee’s work visa application too guarantee their successful onboarding.

Standalone Payroll & PEO in Ireland

Professional Employment Organization (PEO) services are for companies who have a legal entity in Ireland, and want to outsource their payroll. Employment liabilities are shared between your organization and NNRoad.

Employee Income Taxes:

Individual income tax rates in Ireland are based on progressive tax brackets.

In Ireland, the income tax system is administrative, where employers are responsible for deducting income tax, along with other statutory deductions, directly from the employees’ wages under the PAYE (Pay As You Earn) system. This system simplifies the tax filing process for employees, as the employer handles the monthly tax contributions to the Revenue Commissioners.

Tax Brackets:

Sample Calculation


Employer Contribution

Employers in Ireland must contribute to the Pay Related Social Insurance (PRSI):

Employer PRSI contribution is approximately 11.05% of the employee’s gross earnings.
Employer PRSI Contribution Rates

Employee Contribution

Employees also contribute to PRSI, with rates depending on their earnings:

Standard employee PRSI contribution is 4% of gross earnings.
Employee PRSI Contribution Rates

Social Security

Social Security in Ireland, funded through PRSI, provides employees with access to various benefits such as illness, maternity, and unemployment benefits.

Pension Fund

Employers may offer private pension schemes where both employer and employee can contribute; however, this is not mandatory. The contribution rates can vary widely.

Healthcare Insurance

Healthcare insurance is typically privately managed in Ireland. Employers and employees may negotiate coverage and contributions, which are not legislatively mandated.

Working Hours Per Week

The standard working week in Ireland is approximately 39 hours, usually spread over five days from Monday to Friday.


Overtime pay in Ireland is not mandated by law, but when paid, it typically ranges from 1.25 to 1.5 times the regular pay rate, depending on the agreement between employer and employee.

Legal grounds for termination in Ireland include misconduct, redundancy, incapacity due to illness or injury, and breach of statutory duty. Employers must ensure that any dismissal is fair and in line with established procedures.


Severance pay in Ireland is generally two weeks’ pay per year of service, plus one additional week’s pay, under redundancy situations.

Notice Period

Employers must provide a notice period ranging from one to eight weeks depending on the length of service.
Employees are typically required to give one to four weeks’ notice, depending on the duration of their employment.

Employment Contract

Labor contracts in Ireland must detail the job description, salary, working hours, notice period, and any probationary period terms.

Probation Period

The maximum legal probation period in Ireland is generally six months, though this can be extended to 11 months for certain cases.

Annual Leave

Employees in Ireland are entitled to a minimum of 20 paid annual leave days per year.

Sick Leave

From 2023, employees are entitled to three days of paid sick leave per year, which will incrementally increase to ten days by 2026.

Maternity Leave

Maternity leave in Ireland is 26 weeks paid, with an option for an additional 16 weeks unpaid.

Paternity Leave

Paternity leave in Ireland is 2 weeks paid.

Public Holidays

01 January – New Year’s Day
17 March – Saint Patrick’s Day
Easter Monday – (date varies)
First Monday in May – May Day
First Monday in June – June Holiday
First Monday in August – August Holiday
Last Monday in October – October Holiday
25 December – Christmas Day
26 December – St. Stephen’s Day


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