# diaspora - Today’s News
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# 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.
# diaspora - Monday 23 December, 2013
Both the Government and organisers have today been praising ‘The Gathering’ for its effect on tourism. Do you agree with them?
# diaspora - Thursday 12 December, 2013
London Irish owners for London Irish, sounds right to us.
# diaspora - Thursday 14 November, 2013
Skype, Viber and What’s App most popular forms of communication for keeping in touch with home.
# diaspora - Sunday 6 October, 2013
‘The diaspora can be a force and a resource,’ says French Minister for French Abroad Hélène Conway.
# diaspora - Saturday 5 October, 2013
He was told by the French Minister for the French Abroad that it could be beneficial for the country.
# diaspora - Friday 4 October, 2013
Minister for Foreign affairs Éamon Gilmore will deliver the opening address this morning.
# diaspora - Sunday 8 September, 2013
No matter how you go, it’s not easy. Here’s the worst of it.
# diaspora - Wednesday 7 August, 2013
New figures show a seven per cent increase on passenger numbers when compared to the same period last year.
# diaspora - Tuesday 28 May, 2013
Central Statistic Office figures show tourism has increased by four per cent.
# diaspora - Sunday 14 April, 2013
Those who are cynical or opposed to the efforts of The Gathering should ask themselves why, says Larry Donnelly who questions what ignites such hostility to seemingly harmless endeavours like that of certificates of Irishness.
# diaspora - Sunday 7 April, 2013
‘An Tóstal’ was organised in 1953 to encourage visitors to come to Ireland outside of the normal tourist season. And it gave us the Rose of Tralee.
# diaspora - Monday 4 February, 2013
This initiative is taking tourism away from the bureaucrats and returning it to the people on the ground, writes John Verling.
# diaspora - Friday 18 January, 2013
More than one million Americans are expected to visit Ireland this year, spending more than $1 billion – and Tourism Ireland wants to see this increase even more.
# diaspora - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
A Riverdance world record attempt, a choral events calendar and international GAA events are in the mix.
# diaspora - Monday 26 November, 2012
The dramatic surge in emigration from Ireland in recent years means that voting rights for Irish people living abroad has become a major issue. What do you think – should emigrants be allowed vote?
Ipsos MRBI has polled a number of issues that will be up for discussion at the constitutional convention which gets under way this weekend.
# diaspora - Wednesday 7 November, 2012
Why do we always have to knock ordinary people who are trying to rebuild Ireland, writes Eddie Barrett.
# diaspora - Saturday 18 August, 2012
The talent cup is hardly overflowing but if most of these men can fulfil their potential then Brazil in 2014 may not be a distant dream.
# diaspora - Monday 9 July, 2012
Letters from Lambert brothers home to Ireland form part of exhibition about Irish diaspora in Argentina.
# diaspora - Wednesday 27 June, 2012
Henry Healy “delighted” to join the Ireland Reaching Out campaign.
# diaspora - Friday 11 May, 2012
Enda Kenny today launched The Gathering – a nationwide project which it’s hoped could boost visitor numbers by 325,000 next year.
# diaspora - Tuesday 20 March, 2012
The Taoiseach also extended the compliment to Barack Obama during a speech in Washington DC.
# diaspora - Saturday 17 March, 2012
The Presidential Distinguished Service Award will be formal recognition by the State of people living abroad who have given distinguished service to Ireland.
We’re used to asking what the Irish community abroad can do for us. Maybe the real question is what we can do for them, writes Kingsley Aikins.
# diaspora - Thursday 17 November, 2011
Living abroad, you see the scale of the recession – but not just how apathetic Irish people have become, writes Alice Burke.