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The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

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Career opportunities with Gaeilge in Banking & Financial Services

There are many small and medium-sized businesses in Ireland involved in the provision of goods or services who conduct their business solely through Irish, particularly in Gaeltacht areas.

The Irish-language community appreciates dealing in their language of choice when doing business. Companies that deal mainly in English may hire a bilingual member of staff, affording them the opportunity to offer services to Irish language speakers.

Companies tend to recruit staff with qualifications, experience and technical skills relevant to their business. In addition to the required skillset, fluency in Irish is of interest to companies targeting the Irish language community.

What are the main occupations where Irish may be used?

What types of courses might help?

Undergraduate Courses:
CK209 Commerce (International) With Irish University College Cork (NUI) UCC 
DC118 Gnó agus Gaeilge (Business & Irish) Dublin City University - DCU 
GY208 Commerce (Gaeilge) NUI Galway 
LY218 Business with Irish / French / Spanish / German Letterkenny IT - LYIT

Where to go for further Information

  • Fiontar (Irish for venture) is an interdisciplinary school established at DCU in 1993 to link the Irish language with contemporary finance, computing and enterprise, through courses taught in Irish.