Agriculture, forestry move up list of sectors using overseas workers

Agriculture, forestry move up list of sectors using overseas workers

Agriculture and forestry have emerged as two key sectors making extensive use of Ireland’s work permit system as the labour market continues to tighten.

In previous years, agriculture, forestry and fishing were using fewer than 200 permits, but this has now risen to almost 1,000 in just a year.

Ireland’s health and technology sectors are the most reliant on workers from abroad, according to new data seen by The Sunday Business Post.

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