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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

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# eu travel
Greece, Germany and five other countries kick off EU Covid travel certificates early
Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Croatia and Poland have also started the system ahead of the July 1 rollout.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the Taoiseach visit Washington for St Patrick's Day?
Micheál Martin has so far signalled his plan to proceed with the visit.
# Holidays
'It's not looking good': Foreign travel looking 'highly unlikely' this year, says Harris
Government is to consider making it mandatory to self-isolate if you arrive in Ireland from abroad.
# Mali
Varadkar to travel to Mali today to meet with Irish Defence Forces serving abroad
Varadkar will be accompanied by Minister of State with responsibility for Defence Paul Kehoe.
# Foreign Shores
History to be made as Spanish Super Cup staged for Morocco between Barcelona and Sevilla
The Spanish Super Cup will see Barcelona returning to Africa for the second time in three months
# Missing You
'I'll be home soon': Christmas messages from Irish soldiers serving abroad
There are 600 military personnel serving in 13 different countries around the world.
# lunch crunch
Did you ever travel abroad on a school tour?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# Manchester
'No mourners are expected': Plea for Irish in UK to attend funeral of man who died alone
No relatives of John Joseph O’Brien could be found.
# follow the leader leader
Varadkar says Taoiseach should not be questioned about his leadership when he is abroad
While on a trade trip to Canada last week, Enda Kenny was asked when he will step down as Taoiseach.
# Irish Abroad
A new subscription box service for emigrants promises you tasty Irish treats every month
# going places
We must be doing something right - trips by foreigners to Irish shores are up in a big, big way
The tourism industry here is booming, and a lot more Irish people are heading abroad as well.
# Child Protection
Loophole in vetting procedure leaves Irish children open to predators
The Garda Vetting Unit are not currently required to seek information from police outside the State about people who have lived abroad.
# Holliers
15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts
How many have you been to?
# get out there
Here are 14 amazing places around the world to go camping this autumn
Pack your bag.
# Home and Away
16 of the best Irish pubs outside of Ireland
Your home away from home.
# Good Times
10 of the most memorable Irish fans abroad
Featuring Eamon Keegan, Darren Clarke and more (in)famous moments.
# death abroad
Irish pensioner dies in road accident on Majorcan holiday
Local media say the 73-year-old man died on Tuesday morning.
# instafollow
10 Irish people abroad to envy on Instagram
The grass is always greener…
# Q-tip
Going abroad? Here's why you should get a local SIM
In certain cases, it can save you money.
# You're doing it wrong
7 foods that other countries just can't get right
Irish rashers > bacon.
# home away from home
Irish people love New Zealand... almost 20,000 have moved there
A further 5,000 people are expected to leave for New Zealand this year.
# Holliers
Irish people could be holidaying in some pretty strange places next year
New flights in 2015 will include Ethiopia, Jamaica and Cuba.
# unfamiliar territory
David Moyes plus 8 other British and Irish managers who have worked abroad
Brian Kerr, Bobby Robson and John Toshack are among those to feature.
# Elections
You could soon be able to vote while on your holidays
There’s nothing like missing a good vote to make you homesick.
# london life
Sketch perfectly sums up what it's like to be Irish in London
So near yet so far.
More than 200 million people in Europe bring one of these cards on holidays
More than 8 million citizens carried a card in 2013 compared to the previous year.
# different perspective
So what’s it like supporting the Irish team from abroad?
Ireland fan Fintan Ryan chats to about following games from London.
# Stalwart
James Coughlan secures early release from Munster contract
The 33-year-old No. 8 will leave the province this summer, with Pau in France his presumed destination.
# Sex Abuse
Case files not kept by religious order on priest that abused in mission countries
Specialist assessments of this priest in 1985, 1997 and 2004 were not kept on file by the Society of the Divine Word.
# love ireland
'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular
Sure where else would you be going?
# Michael Hunt
London police say Irishman dead in attack 'was not the victim of a stranger'
Michael Hunt was found beaten on Saturday morning before dying a number of hours later.
# totes emosh
WATCH: The Irish Christmas song dedicated to emigrants
Ah here.
# Irish brigades
Hidden History: The 'forgotten' Irish Brigades abroad
A new book looks at the history of the Irish Brigades from the Wild Geese to the Napoleonic Wars.
# media rights
GAA seeking to expand TV coverage of games for Irish people abroad
Director-General Paraic Duffy has confirmed the association are focusing on making the games more accessible around the world.
# comhlámh
Overseas volunteers worth €10 million and almost 500 jobs to Irish economy — report
Two reports released today detail the scale of work by Irish volunteers overseas and suggest public support is still strong for such activities.
# Passport
Irish embassies around the world issued 94,363 passports last year
The London Embassy issued the most Irish passports last year, while four were issued in Meseru.
# fierce close
101 things Irish people always say on holidays
What time is it at home?
# Emigration
Australia wants our tree surgeons and sheep shearers
Positions being offered by employers pay between €40,000 and €68,000.
# Earnings
Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years
Statistics show that the amount of money earned in Ireland by migrants and temporary workers and then sent abroad has fallen since the Ireland’s economic downturn.
Column: Can a long distance relationship survive?
Economic migration has forced many families to separate, leaving partners and children sometimes on two sides of the world. Tony Moore explains how you can make your relationship work even when you are so far apart.