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Dublin: 9 °C Thursday 18 December, 2014

#Irish Abroad

# irish-abroad - Yesterday’s News

New Zealand police say sorry: That guy with the sideways kayak was NOT Irish

Police say he had a “foreign accent.” The man himself says that’s not true.

# irish-abroad - Friday 12 December, 2014

From The Score Keith Andrews left in limbo after Watford fallout while Galway teenager is in talks with QPR Irish Abroad

Keith Andrews left in limbo after Watford fallout while Galway teenager is in talks with QPR

The midfielder has been been deemed surplus to requirements at Vicarage Road.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From The Score Magic of the FA Cup rubbing off on Dubliner Craig Mahon as he hopes to catch the eye Green Shoots

Magic of the FA Cup rubbing off on Dubliner Craig Mahon as he hopes to catch the eye

The Irish youth international scored Chester’s winning goal in the first round and today has the chance to do it against Barnsley.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From The Score Darren O’Dea given chance to revive career as Blackpool sign defender on short-term deal Pen To Paper

Darren O’Dea given chance to revive career as Blackpool sign defender on short-term deal

The 27-year-old had been without a club since leaving Metalurh Donetsk in August.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Undocumented and living in the US? Here’s what the new immigration reforms mean for you

In the US it is estimated that there is over 50,000 undocumented Irish citizens.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From The Score Noel Hunt comes off the bench to make Ipswich debut, scores 95th minute winner Dream Start

Noel Hunt comes off the bench to make Ipswich debut, scores 95th minute winner

It was the striker’s first goal in 22 months.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight

Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.

# irish-abroad - 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.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From The Score Do we see the best of Jon Walters in an Ireland jersey? He’s scored again today for Stoke Irish Abroad

Do we see the best of Jon Walters in an Ireland jersey? He’s scored again today for Stoke

Walters scored last time out against Tottenham as well.

# irish-abroad - Friday 21 November, 2014

Stena Line has cancelled its Christmas ferries from Holyhead

The company made the decision “for commercial and operational reasons.”

‘It breaks our hearts’: Body of missing Irishman found in Stockholm RIP

‘It breaks our hearts’: Body of missing Irishman found in Stockholm

Brian Farrell’s family say his body was found in water close to where he was last seen.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 20 November, 2014

50,000 Irish citizens could be affected by Obama’s immigration law change

The President will be using his power to create a system that better facilitates undocumented immigrants.

# irish-abroad - Friday 14 November, 2014

From The Score Doncaster loan offers Stevens last chance to impress after admitting time at Villa is over Irish Abroad

Doncaster loan offers Stevens last chance to impress after admitting time at Villa is over

The Irish U21 international is out of contract at Villa Park in the summer.

# irish-abroad - 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.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From The Score From Cashel to Hawke’s Bay to Perth: Cian O’Connor is a bit of a rugby nomad Irish Abroad

From Cashel to Hawke’s Bay to Perth: Cian O’Connor is a bit of a rugby nomad

The former Ireland schools captain’s passion for rugby has brought him around the world.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 1 November, 2014

From The Score A former Cashel flanker played in the final of Australia’s National Rugby Championship Irish Abroad

A former Cashel flanker played in the final of Australia’s National Rugby Championship

Back row Cian O’Connor came off the bench for Perth Spirit in their defeat to Brisbane City this morning.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From The Score Irish propping prospect Coulson makes second Grenoble appearance Irish Abroad

Irish propping prospect Coulson makes second Grenoble appearance

The Ireland U20 international featured against London Irish last night as James Hart kicked five penalties.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

School-leavers and graduates make up larger chunk of emigrants than last year

18-29 year-olds comprise a whopping 78% of Irish visa applicants.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Minister asks J1 students to behave themselves abroad

Earlier, the US State Department official responsible for overseeing the country’s entire J1-visa program said our reputation has not been entirely trashed.

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Road tripping in Mexico, working with ex-cons – then putting it all on YouTube. Aaah, the J1 experience

From the 1970s to today, former J1-ers share their memories about good times in the USA.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Charlie Flanagan says students who destroyed San Francisco apartment ‘let Ireland down’

The Foreign Affairs Minister has been speaking about the case this morning.

# irish-abroad - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Score Ulsterman Steenson fires Exeter to victory as Stringer’s Bath go top Exiles

Ulsterman Steenson fires Exeter to victory as Stringer’s Bath go top

We counted 25 Irish players involved in the English Premiership and Championship over the weekend.

Mother of Michael Dwyer: ‘We were followed and intimidated in Bolivia’

Caroline Dwyer also described finally seeing the room where her son died.

From The Score Grenoble back to winning ways while Coughlan’s Pro D2 charge continues Irish Abroad

Grenoble back to winning ways while Coughlan’s Pro D2 charge continues

Here’s how the Irishmen based in France got on over the weekend.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 21 September, 2014

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Two Irish men critically injured after dramatic Florida plane crash

The private aircraft hit a tree before crash landing in a park.

# irish-abroad - Friday 12 September, 2014

President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: “We owe them a debt of gratitude.”

The story of Irish emigration is one to be proud of he argued.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

# irish-abroad - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From The Score James Coughlan’s Pau lead Pro D2 after O’Sullivan’s Biarritz lose Irish Abroad

James Coughlan’s Pau lead Pro D2 after O’Sullivan’s Biarritz lose

The former Munster No. 8 has had a good start to life under Simon Mannix in France.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From Business ETC Yanks and Canucks in a stir as Burger King buys Tim Hortons for €7.5bn Whopper Deal

Yanks and Canucks in a stir as Burger King buys Tim Hortons for €7.5bn

Tim Hortons is a Canadian institution but is being bought mainly for tax reasons.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 23 August, 2014

These politicians making waves abroad could have been your local TD

Irish emigration works in mysterious ways…

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Living in Australia or Canada? Good choice says The Economist, Dublin not so much

Melbourne is the best city to live worldwide but Dublin is way down the list.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Comic depicting Irish nurses in Australia sparks anger online

It follows a hospital recruitment drive targeting specifically Irish nurses.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Missing Irish surfer Stuart Butler has still not been found

The 19-year-old got into difficult in the waters off Byron Bay on Saturday.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia

The man was surfing with two friends who were rescued.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 19 July, 2014

What can the new diaspora minister do for the Irish abroad?

What once an aspirational concept is now a very real reality for many Irish families.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The Score GAA in Vancouver – providing a vital link to home for 40 years and counting Seriously West Coast This post contains videos

GAA in Vancouver – providing a vital link to home for 40 years and counting

The Irish Social and Sporting Club is going strong in Canada’s western province.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From The Score Irishmen Cahill, Rowley and Sandford set for the Premiership with London Welsh Irish Abroad

Irishmen Cahill, Rowley and Sandford set for the Premiership with London Welsh

Three more Irish players will be involved in England’s top tier next season.

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