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Investigative

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.

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Every day, thousands of people attend art galleries, museums or book launches. Festivals and markets held across the country every day add to the cultural vibrancy of the country. All of this requires professionals, to curate museums and organise events. As we become a more international society, with business from around the world based here, the demand for language skills is increasing. People with language skills will find opportunities in many areas including tourism, translation and international sales.

Skills

    communication, languages, critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, researching information, time management, adaptability, attention to detail, project management, visual media, writing, creativity, managing resources, teamwork,

Key Facts

780
national monuments overseen by the Office of Public Works
6.6
million visitors to heritage sites managed by the Office of Public Works
514k
of people in Ireland spoke a language other than English or Irish according to the 2011 census
65
million the amount the Arts Council intends to spend supporting art and artists in Ireland in 2018

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