What do people in the country do?

For a living? Isn't it difficult to commute every day to a city? I would love some day to live in the country, but I just don't know what I would do for a living. What do you think? What do the majority people in Ireland's "country" do for a living? Do they commute to cities? This might be a pretty broad question to ask, but I was just curious.

Asked By: Napkinne - 9/25/2008
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Answered By: Priscilla Duck - 9/26/2008
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I suppose it depends on how "in the country" they are. If you're talking about someone living miles and miles away from everything, including their neighbors, then commuting or working from home might be the only options (though I don't really know how popular working from home is in Ireland, and I don't know that... More
Answered By: Shiori_hime - 9/25/2008
I live in a Village about 5 miles from Tullamore and I work as a AutoCad Technician in Tullamore, we have everting down here that a city has without the q's and we are still only an hour from Dublin so this suits me fine, better quality of live I think, my commute is 10 mins
Answered By: benny - 9/26/2008
Builders Plumbers Electricians Factory workers Hotel work Painter&decorators Farmers Shopkeepers Run B&B's Teachers Driving instructors Architects Artists Craftspeople Bar staff etc etc etc.
Answered By: Misty Blue - 9/26/2008
They sit around all day and bake soda bread and talk about the good old days... More
Answered By: Not the real Podge and Rodge! - 9/26/2008
You will find some people in the countryside work in the agricultural industry... More
Answered By: fashonion - 9/26/2008
IWell, my family are all farmers and my dad owns a haulage company and we do alright without the help of any motorway up to Dublin.
Answered By: Lalalaoise - 9/26/2008
most of the "country area" isn't as vast as people seem to think. in my house, the school where i went and my mom taught is a 10 min walk; 5 min car ride my mom and aunt is a teacher, uncle is a farmer, but you can be a dr, lawyer, etc. they are all within a 10 min car ride in the "country"
Answered By: chrissytimebuds - 9/26/2008
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