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The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, or story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

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What is an Occupation

Often the terms job, occupation and career are used interchangeably. In fact, they have very different meanings. On this site we use them to mean the following:

A job is a work role with a specific organisation (paid or unpaid). Example: Auditor at CRH Group.

An occupation is a wide category of jobs with similar characteristics. Example: physician, engineer, educator, or scientist.

A career is a lifetime journey of building and making good use of your skills, knowledge and experiences.

Using this search you can explore hundreds of occupations. For many we include interviews with people doing that job, and discuss their career journey so far.

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Damien Mason Mechanical Engineer
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Shane Sargeant Department of Foreign Affairs
Frank Morrison Recruitment Manager
David Fleming Sub Lieutenant - Navy
Paul Dowling Horticulturist
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Stacey Bradley Forest Resource Manager
Margaret Donaghue Prison Officer
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Sharon Carty Opera Singer
Paul Harding Prison Officer
Daragh Little Managing Director of Forestry
Paul Meany School Principal
Claire Howlin Forest Management Planner
Mark Spain Garda Trainee
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Adam Nolan Garda
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Joe Codd Sales Director
Brian Cadigan Primary School Teacher
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Luke Drea Event Rider
Seamus Dunne Forestry Inspectorate
Aidan Maher Site Manager - Grad Entry
Roseann Gilligan Executive Officer
Edel Carleton Embassy of Japan in Ireland
Liz O'Toole Skipper
Niall O'Neill Forest Manager
Oisin McGrath Lieutenant - Pilot - Air Corp
Kate Walsh Beauty Therapist
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Ian McKinley Rugby Player
Colm Lyons Forest Technician
Kevin Keary Parliamentary Assistant
Sinead Lew Senior Tax Manager
Sarah Tenanty Finance Operations
John Kelly Timber Purchaser
Luke Heffernan Forestry Inspector
Brian O'Connor Analytical Chemist
Robert Windle Forest Inspector
Fergus O'Connell Quality Officer
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Elaine Steiro Franchisee
Jamie McCarthy-Fisher Art Studio Manager
Linda Coghlan Forester
Adriene Booth Forestry Lecturer
Emily Costello Technical Support Forester
Kevin Moran Insurance Administrator
Liam McCaul R&D Engineer
Kevin Power Resource Manager
Emilia Gilroy Garda
Brendan Cavanagh Ships Engineer
Claire Hanrahan Auditor
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Bernard Brogan Chartered Accountant
Mary Joyce Secondary School Teacher
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Megan McEvoy Dancer
Peter Whooley Forester
Marianne Cusack Garda Sergeant
Michael Bohane QA Manager
Tony Lenighan Forester
Elaine MacDonald Psychologist - Clinical
Caroline Austin Senior Associate Solicitor
Lisa Berry Restaurant Manager
Sinead Kenny Design Engineer
Enda Coates Forest Researcher
Lydia Peppard Care Assistant
Ciaran MacSamhrain Transport Infrastructure Ireland
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Cosmin Tudor Restaurant Manager
Mary Ita Heffernan Social Worker
Tracey Roche Design Engineer
Paul Galvan Resource Teacher
Hugh Heraghty Fish Farm Manager
Anna Holohan Tax Manager
Aine Ni Dhubhain Forestry Lecturer
Nan Hu Garda
Deirdre Sayers Primary School Teacher
Keith Lynch Private (Line)
Breda Ni Mhaoláin Interpreter
Fergal Donnelly European Commission
Gail Sterio Corporate Accountant
Lynsey Gargan Manufacturing Engineer
Lisa Kelly Speech and Language
Des Lalor Wind Engineer
Brendan White Fish Filleter
Richard Storey Shift Manager
Jason Ruane Computer Programmer
Keith Hayes Ambulance / Paramedic
Dr Jan Steiner Anaesthetist
Eileen Faherty Electrician / Quantity Surveyor
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John Liston Project Manager
Laura Glendon SAP
Deirdre Lavelle Care Assistant
Deirdre Kelleghan Amateur Astronomer
Peter LaComber Consulting Engineer
Karl Curran Associate Director
Shane Callanan Electronic Engineer
Ann-Marie Holmes Factory Manager - Fab 14
Jonathan Pugsley Energy Manager
Brenda O Loughlin Franchisee
Aoife Lyons Occupational Psychologist
Tom Tooher Lieutenant - Army
Dave McDonald Astronomer
Aishling Butler Garda Trainee
Fiona Uyema Chef
Aoife Mc Dermott Lecturer
Donal Kane Plumber / Construction Super.
Mark	Maguire Apprentice Electrician
Cian O'Mahony Science Teacher
Liam Dowling Clinical Nurse Manager 2
Bryan Daniels Farmer - Dairy
Niamh Briggs Garda
Magda Rogers Legal Secretary
Elva Bannon Mechatronic Engineer
Jamie Hawan Harvesting Manager
Mark Clery Regional Forester
Dr. Patrick Cadwell Lecturer
Louise Mc Donald Private (Line)
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