There are a number of professions which are regulated in Ireland. Examples of such professions include teaching, medicine and physiotherapy. Access to regulated professions is regulated by law and in order to work in that profession in Ireland, you need the approval of the designated competent authority. The European Union has established a number of directives to facilitate international access to regulated professions.
If you would like to see the list of professions which are regulated in Ireland, please click here.
Additional information regarding the professional recognition system is published on the website of the Department of Education and Skills . Please click here if you would like to learn more.