Work in Ireland

The Irish healthcare sector provides high-paying, fulfilling opportunities for doctors who value patient-centred care and innovation.

About Ireland
Ireland Is a beautiful country in north-western Europe with a rich cultural heritage and thriving economy.
High health care standards
Doctors have the opportunity to be at the forefront of healthcare developments and make a real difference to the lives of their patients.
Strong Professional Networks
Make sure you don't miss this great learning opportunity for NCHDs who intend to apply for Consultant posts in the coming years.
Professional Development Opportunities
There are increasing opportunities for medical training and supports provided for for trainee doctors in Ireland.
Competitive Salaries
A new public contract for consultants was agreed in 2023 with competitive salaries.

Coming to work in Ireland - process and requirements

To work as a doctor in Ireland, you will need to meet certain requirements and complete specific steps. Once you have met these requirements, you can begin your career as a doctor in Ireland. It is important to stay up to date with the latest regulations and policies to ensure that you are providing the highest standard of care for your patients.

Before you start work in Ireland

Before you start work in Ireland as doctor refer to additional information required.

International Training

If you completed your medical training outside of Ireland, you may be required to provide additional documentation and meet certain requirements in order to obtain medical registration with the IMC. It is recommended to contact the IMC directly for more information on the specific requirements for international medical graduates.

Irish health structure

Learn more about professional terms and healthcare system structure in Ireland.