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What are the Au Pair working hours and free time?

  • The au pair can work up to 30 hours and do two evenings of babysitting per week (with a maximum of one of these to be at the weekend). 
  • She must have one full day off per week and one full weekend off per month.
  • She is also entitled to one week paid holiday per 6 months.
  • As an au pair usually travels to Ireland to gain a cultural experience and to improve her English, she must be allowed time off to attend English classes if she wishes to do so
  • An au pair will usually pay her own travel expenses and for her English classes herself.  An au pair will usually receive pocket money of €80-€120 per week.
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