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# diaspora - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Leo Varadkar presents Donald Trump with bowl of shamrock in St Patrick's Day ceremony

Leo Varadkar presents Donald Trump with bowl of shamrock in St Patrick's Day ceremony

Varadkar was speaking at the St Patrick’s Day ceremony at the White House.

# diaspora - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?

The oft-quoted figure of 50,000 undocumented Irish immigrants in the US has been disputed recently. Is it really much, much lower than that?

# diaspora - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Opinion: 'Emigrants care about Ireland. We love Ireland. Give us the vote'

It’s time for Ireland to catch up with our EU neighbours, and give emigrants the vote, writes Senator Billy Lawless.

# diaspora - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From The42 The IRFU is serious about bringing in Irish-qualified talent from around the world Irish Abroad

The IRFU is serious about bringing in Irish-qualified talent from around the world

Joe Lydon explains what he’ll be doing as head of the union’s new IQ Rugby programme.

# diaspora - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Government approves selling parts of Irish TV to Irish diaspora newspaper

The exact amount of the sale isn’t known.

# diaspora - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

# diaspora - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad

Any changes would likely not be in place until before the 2025 presidential election.

# diaspora - Monday 13 March, 2017

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.

# diaspora - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Meet the Cork business sending hampers of Barry's Tea to the diaspora this Christmas

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Cork-based Town and Country Hampers.

# diaspora - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award

“He always reflected all that is good about Ireland and the Irish community in Britain.”

# diaspora - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The42 Pro12 to continue 'very positive' USA expansion discussions New Frontiers

Pro12 to continue 'very positive' USA expansion discussions

Managing director Martin Anayi is in favour of reducing the number of games in the league.

# diaspora - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year Wherever Green In Worn This post contains a poll

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year

The diaspora minister made the referendum announcement this week.

# diaspora - Friday 24 June, 2016

"That's just not the country that I want to live in" - Irish immigrants worry about a future in the UK

We spoke to Irish people living in London about their worries over the referendum result.

# diaspora - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Sydney's St Patrick's Day parade has been cancelled

Funding and street closures mean the event is off this year.

# diaspora - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Home for Christmas? This massive Irish company wants to give you a job, make you stay

Maybe there’s no need for that horrible airport goodbye?

# diaspora - Friday 27 November, 2015

'A truly difficult time' for Irish community in Australia after five deaths in one week

Five more Irish people are believed to have died in other countries this week.

# diaspora - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Husband detained after Irish woman is found dead in the Netherlands

She has been named as 64-year-old Martina O’Brien-Viguurs, originally from Co Limerick.

# diaspora - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Man with Irish accent wanted in London for racist attack on a woman and her daughters

A group of men are accused of punching and racially abusing the woman and her daughters on a bus.

# diaspora - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 top Irish surnames and how they're spread across the world It's So Lonely...

12 top Irish surnames and how they're spread across the world

McCarthys, Ryans, O’Sullivans…

# diaspora - Sunday 25 October, 2015

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went

One in six people born in Ireland are still living abroad.

# diaspora - Friday 28 August, 2015

Man with Irish accent wanted over "callous" assault on 80-year-old woman in London

The elderly victim had told a group of people to stop making noise in her flat complex.

# diaspora - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Ireland's youngest minister slams Trump and his proposal to scrap the J-1

Simon Harris said that Trump “clearly doesn’t understand the programme or its purpose”.

# diaspora - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Emigration quiz: Where does your heart reside, Ireland or abroad?

Have you gone native or are you coming home?

# diaspora - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Tell your auntie in Chicago! There's a simple new way to trace your Irish roots

Over 1,086 parish records are now available online and access is free.

# diaspora - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.

# diaspora - Friday 29 May, 2015

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home

Many emigrants feel they have to wait longer than they want before a return is realistic.

# diaspora - Friday 22 May, 2015

These are the stories of four people who came #HomeToVote

This was their journey.

# diaspora - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Why is Ireland snubbing talented citizens who live abroad?

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

Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home

They won’t be able to vote in elections and referendums here any time soon.

# diaspora - Monday 16 March, 2015

Government has spent €700,000 sending Ministers abroad for St Patrick's Day since 2011 Exclusive

If you think that’s steep, check out the previous government’s bill…

# diaspora - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here's a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has)

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

Column: An anatomy of one family’s emigration

A generation on, we’re still scattered across the US, England and Australia.

# diaspora - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

The Irish pub is set to become even harder to ignore on your holidays

New pubs network will see nearly 7,000 establishments worldwide working together.

# diaspora - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum

The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.

# diaspora - Monday 12 January, 2015

From The42 New York club Shannon Gaels to get €250,000 funding from Irish Government Diaspora

New York club Shannon Gaels to get €250,000 funding from Irish Government

One of the city’s youngest GAA organisations wants to develop its current home in Queens.

# diaspora - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Opinion: Young, debarred and politically exiled – Ireland's emigrants have no voice

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

# diaspora - Friday 12 December, 2014

Illegal Irish in New York fear 'anybody in a shirt and tie who might rat them out'

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

Irish emigrants miss this food the most.... (can you guess?)

Hint: Ms Longoria had a brief romance with him this year…

# diaspora - Monday 24 November, 2014

Here's how much we're spending to support Irish emigrants in Australia

Communities in Sydney and Melbourne will benefit most.

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