People at Work

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  • Geography: The Full Story

In your community, there are lots of people who work in different jobs each playing their part in your local area. Many people work in services such as shops, post offices, banks, hair dressers and libraries. Others work in the community such as teachers, doctors, nurses, dentists, fire fighters, priests and Gardaí.   Some people have a trade and work as electricians, painters or mechanics. Some work in tourism, others work in offices or factories.


There are many different jobs in your locality. Make a list of all the different jobs people work at in your area. Sort them into different groups.  

What would your dream job be when you are older?  

Investigate people who work in your area by studying the map of your locality on Google Earth.