Minimum wage in Ireland rises to €9.15 per hour - March 17, 2016

The national minimum wage has increased to €9.15 per hour from January 1st, 2016 following a recommendation from the Low Pay Commission(An experienced adult worker –  for the purposes of the National Minimum Wage Act –  is an employee who has an employment of any kind in any 2 years over the age of 18.)

A single person on the minimum wage working 39 hours per week will be better off by €708 per year or €14 per week as a result of the increase. 

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