Are there any government agencies that help companies establish in Ireland?

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There are several government agencies that can help one to setup a business or a subsidiary of a foreign company in Spain.   For information on setting up a business in Spain, each autonomous community has a chamber of commerce. … Continue reading

How can I set up a company in Spain?

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Depending on the type of business in Spain, company registration must be undertaken with its corresponding public agency. The most common type of business in order of simplicity and cost is sole trader, commonly referred to as “autónomo” where the … Continue reading

Healthcare in Spain for Irish citizens

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Spain has a universal healthcare system. Contributors of social security in Spain and their dependants are entitled to free healthcare. Foreigners from other EU countries who are visiting Spain temporarily are covered under the scheme if they carry their European Health Insurance Card … Continue reading

Transport in Spain

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Travelling between the large cities and islands of Spain is easily accessible by air.  Low cost airlines are now prevalent in Spain. The rail system in Spain is run by RENFE and is highly efficient and comfortable, with many routes … Continue reading

Where can I find a place to live?

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The most popular property website in Spain for renting and buying a house is the website Idealista. Fotocasa is also a good but it is not always updated on a regular basis. Easy Piso is popular for house shares. There … Continue reading

How much can I expect to earn in Spain?

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Wages in Spain are considerably lower than in Ireland.

Where can I search for a job?

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Most of the recruitment in Spain is done via the employment website Infojobs. Monster is growing in popularity. Most of the recruitment agencies post their jobs listings on this website. All of the international recruitment agencies are present in Spain … Continue reading

Are there any government agencies that help companies establish in Ireland?

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There are several government agencies that can help people setup a business or a subsidiary of a foreign company in Ireland.  Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency) is responsible for the attraction and development of foreign … Continue reading

How can I set up a company in Ireland?

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In Ireland there are three main types of companies:  Sole Trader, which is the equivalent to the Spanish ‘Autonomo’, Partnership or Limited Company (equivalent to the Spanish ‘Sociedad Limitada’).  New companies are registered at the Company Registration Office, equivalent to … Continue reading

Where can I find a place to live?

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If you are looking for shared accommodation (i.e. to rent a room), the most popular site online is daft.ie.  For rentals, Daft is quite popular too.  Myhome.ie is the most popular place for buying and selling property, and good for … Continue reading