Language Xchange Ireland, a unique work experience-based English Language program, offer international English students voluntary work placements within the business sector, in the South East of Ireland.

Many Chambers around the country have been approached by international city chambers and schools asking to assist students to come to Ireland to learn or practice English.

For the last 9 years, Language Xchange Ireland have been providing access to local businesses, to groups of international students coming to Ireland.  They offer a refined, well-oiled business model which meets student’s needs and the needs of Erasmus +, the usual EU grant provider chosen by international schools.  Language Xchange Ireland were awarded the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification for their systems and procedures making them the first such business in Ireland to achieve this quality recognition.

Language Xchange Ireland students will work voluntary in Naas & Kildare for 2 /3 weeks at a time and many business in Carlow, Waterford & Kilkenny City have availed of their high calibre students over the years. Their students are prepared for the programme via home e-Learning online in advance of arrival, orientation training on arrival and continuous monitoring while in Ireland. Their students included 2nd & 3rd year – Chefs, Electricians, Carpenters, Beauticians, Waiters, Hairdressers, Dental Nurses, Nurse’s, Retail, IT and Administration students.

LXI assure their students a very pleasant, unique experience in Ireland. Con Furey, Managing Director, has established relationships with many European schools from which they receive groups of students annually, bringing repeat business not only to us but also to local businesses and services. LXI are always willing to accept new Host Companies in Naas town & Kildare County.

The accommodation spend for LXI students host families exceeds €175,000 annually and each student come with an average spend of €500 – €900 pocket money, over the 2 or 3 week period in your local economy.  

LXI have 3 groups of Business School students & Trades coming to Naas this year & early next year – If you would like a student to complete some administration, marketing, catering or reception duties at your business, or you want to find out more please visit the Language Xchange Ireland at – or Nelson;-