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#emigrants

# emigrants - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Home to Vote: 'It was stressful, it was exhausting, and it was expensive'

Allowing emigrants to vote will help preserve a connection and sense of identity, will end the unnecessary spectacle of coming home to vote, writes Danny Rigg.

# emigrants - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Government offers advice to returning emigrants on how to get a home and access work

The report showed that, in 2016, around 26,000 emigrants returned home.

# emigrants - Friday 19 January, 2018

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork

Concerns have been raised about the lack of graduates finding employment in regional areas.

# emigrants - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

# emigrants - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

# emigrants - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness

Helplink is offering six online counselling appointments to Irish emigrants in need.

# emigrants - 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.

# emigrants - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Returning emigrants say car insurance, jobs and finding somewhere to live are the biggest problems

Overwhelmingly, being closer to family is given as the main reason for return.

# emigrants - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

# emigrants - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Evening Poll: Are you in favour of giving emigrants the right to vote in a presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Evening Poll: Are you in favour of giving emigrants the right to vote in a presidential election?

However, Enda didn’t specify when the referendum will take place.

# emigrants - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge A new subscription box service for emigrants promises you tasty Irish treats every month Irish Abroad

# emigrants - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Irishman in Canada charged with breaking into bank by driving car through front door

Police say Patrick Shannon assaulted police officers.

# emigrants - Friday 25 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge All Irish people in London will relate heavily to this lad's snarky tribute to the city A Hell Of A Town

# emigrants - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Irish lad got a $750 tip from a customer to help pay for a trip home with his new baby Top Tip

# emigrants - Sunday 6 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia Irish Abroad This post contains videos

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

It’s, like, the law over there? Or something?

# emigrants - Monday 21 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge A comedian has penned an honest letter about what it's like to be an Irish emigrant Don't Trust The Guinness

A comedian has penned an honest letter about what it's like to be an Irish emigrant

“I’m keen to avoid stereotypes, so I’ve been acting blasé around potatoes in general.”

# emigrants - Saturday 12 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 simple gifts to send your emigrant mates this Christmas Emigrants

7 simple gifts to send your emigrant mates this Christmas

Go on, be a paaaal.

# emigrants - Sunday 6 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 17 foods Irish emigrants miss the most I'll Be Missing You

The 17 foods Irish emigrants miss the most

The cravings.

# emigrants - Monday 23 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here is every Irish emigrant's least favourite joke End This Tyranny This post contains a poll

# emigrants - Sunday 25 October, 2015

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went

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

# emigrants - Friday 26 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Irish emigrant captured his time in Canada by filming just a second a day Oh Canada

This Irish emigrant captured his time in Canada by filming just a second a day

David Wogan has been living in Toronto for the past three years – this is his life.

# emigrants - 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.

# emigrants - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud

Applicants had previously been issued visas for Australia using the English version of their names.

# emigrants - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Irish man pardoned for murder conviction 74 years after his execution

Harry Gleeson has received the State’s first posthumous pardon for murder.

# emigrants - Friday 20 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irishman in London launches campaign encouraging ex-pats to 'get the boat' to vote in referendum Get The Boat

# emigrants - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish mammy completely loses the plot over emigrant sons' surprise homecoming Coming Home

Irish mammy completely loses the plot over emigrant sons' surprise homecoming

“I thought it was a fridge or something!”

# emigrants - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye Come Back Soon This post contains images

# emigrants - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 annoying things people say to emigrants when they're home for Christmas Could You Not

12 annoying things people say to emigrants when they're home for Christmas

Do they have Christmas over there?

# emigrants - Monday 22 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This woman is live-tweeting her mother's classic Irish Mammyisms for Christmas Irish Family Christmas

This woman is live-tweeting her mother's classic Irish Mammyisms for Christmas

Irish TV exec Helen O’Rahilly is back home for The Christmas. You know how it goes.

# emigrants - 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.

# emigrants - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Poll: Do you think Irish abroad should have a vote in elections here? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Irish abroad should have a vote in elections here?

A report on the voting rights of Irish citizens abroad is being published today so we want to know your opinion on the topic.

Irish abroad should have the right to vote back home. Here's why...

A report today will say that the government needs to accept the principle that voting rights should be extended to Irish citizens abroad.

# emigrants - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Man accused of killing Wexford man in Australia 'can't remember what happened'

Kenny Meyler was stabbed in Perth in February 2013.

# emigrants - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Aaron McKenna: How can we bring our emigrants home?

The energy and vibrancy of younger workers is what drives an economy on – but, quite apart from that, emigration is a poignant human tragedy.

# emigrants - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge SPIN 1038 helped three Irish girls surprise their mammies with an Australian homecoming Surprise

# emigrants - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Gilmore in Washington to ‘highlight plight’ of undocumented Irish

The Tánaiste will also discuss the establishment of a visa regime for future legal migration between Ireland and the US.

# emigrants - Monday 2 June, 2014

Gilmore to go to Washington to discuss illegal Irish

There are around 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US.

# emigrants - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 11 most annoying things you can say to an Irish emigrant Out Forr'n

The 11 most annoying things you can say to an Irish emigrant

So, how long are you back for?

# emigrants - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Irish people abroad really want one thing from the old country

Spoiler: it involves the right to vote.

# emigrants - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s the middle of the week now and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

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