# diaspora - Today’s News
# diaspora - Sunday 7 June, 2015
Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.
# diaspora - Friday 29 May, 2015
Many emigrants feel they have to wait longer than they want before a return is realistic.
# diaspora - Friday 22 May, 2015
# diaspora - Wednesday 13 May, 2015
We need to attract experienced members of our diaspora back home to drive economic growth. Refusing them the right to vote pushes them further away.
# diaspora - Saturday 9 May, 2015
They won’t be able to vote in elections and referendums here any time soon.
# diaspora - Monday 16 March, 2015
If you think that’s steep, check out the previous government’s bill…
# diaspora - Friday 6 March, 2015
A new website has been launched to offer advice to emigrants, tapping into the wisdom of 500 who already have.
# diaspora - Saturday 7 February, 2015
A generation on, we’re still scattered across the US, England and Australia.
# diaspora - Tuesday 20 January, 2015
New pubs network will see nearly 7,000 establishments worldwide working together.
# diaspora - Thursday 15 January, 2015
The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.
# diaspora - Monday 12 January, 2015
One of the city’s youngest GAA organisations wants to develop its current home in Queens.
# diaspora - Thursday 8 January, 2015
Ireland remains amongst a small minority of democracies that fails to provide systems for citizens to vote while abroad – recently emigrated or otherwise.
# diaspora - Tuesday 6 January, 2015
Almost half lived overseas.
# diaspora - Friday 12 December, 2014
More than €72,000 has been provided to fund counselling and suicide prevention services to the Irish community in New York.
# diaspora - Tuesday 2 December, 2014
Hint: Ms Longoria had a brief romance with him this year…
# diaspora - Monday 24 November, 2014
Communities in Sydney and Melbourne will benefit most.
# diaspora - Friday 21 November, 2014
President Obama’s action is the first ray of light in a long time for undocumented Irish men and women effectively trapped in the shadows of places like Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.
# diaspora - Thursday 13 November, 2014
A report today will say that the government needs to accept the principle that voting rights should be extended to Irish citizens abroad.
# diaspora - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
A decision on whether to hold a referendum to allow the Irish diaspora to vote in presidential elections is to be made shortly.
# diaspora - Monday 27 October, 2014
Dermot O’Toole was stabbed during a robbery of his jewellery shop in Victoria.
# diaspora - Saturday 4 October, 2014
The energy and vibrancy of younger workers is what drives an economy on – but, quite apart from that, emigration is a poignant human tragedy.
# diaspora - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
There’s nothing like missing a good vote to make you homesick.
# diaspora - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
18-29 year-olds comprise a whopping 78% of Irish visa applicants.
# diaspora - Sunday 28 September, 2014
The Minister for Foreign Affairs will meet members of the Irish community in New York later today.
# diaspora - Monday 22 September, 2014
We counted 25 Irish players involved in the English Premiership and Championship over the weekend.
# diaspora - Friday 19 September, 2014
…and drops a few words as Gaeilge. Just because.
# diaspora - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
It was stated at a conference on return migration this morning that 33,500 young people aged 15-24 have emigrated in the year to April 2014.
# diaspora - Friday 12 September, 2014
The story of Irish emigration is one to be proud of he argued.
# diaspora - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
It follows a hospital recruitment drive targeting specifically Irish nurses.
# diaspora - Saturday 19 July, 2014
What once an aspirational concept is now a very real reality for many Irish families.
# diaspora - Sunday 13 July, 2014
The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.
# diaspora - Sunday 20 April, 2014
# diaspora - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
€3 million is being provided to support 700 local community-based events and festivals each year.
# diaspora - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
The Government’s reviewing how it engages with the Irish overseas. You can give your two cents (pennies, jiao – whatever) from today.
# diaspora - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
Gerry Adams has called for a raft of changes to how Irish abroad are treated here.
# diaspora - Monday 3 March, 2014
Leo Varadkar says that the funds are not there and those expressing interest will be asked if they would be able to meet some or all of the capital costs.
# diaspora - Wednesday 12 February, 2014
Some Irish emigrants can already vote in the election of representatives in Ireland… so long as they have the right degree, of course, write David Burns and Conor O’Neill.
# diaspora - Monday 3 February, 2014
The European Commission intervention comes as the ‘We’re Coming Back’ group make a submission to Irish Government arguing for voting rights.
# diaspora - Monday 6 January, 2014
Walsh, who overcame childhood cancer and struggled with alcoholism as a young adult, defeated 11 other contenders.
# diaspora - Tuesday 24 December, 2013
On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, the New York International Airport paid a poignant tribute to the fallen US president.