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# emigrant - Saturday 28 July, 2018

From The42 'I could see young Irish guys coming here after missing out on the provinces' academies' Irish Abroad

'I could see young Irish guys coming here after missing out on the provinces' academies'

Adrian Balfour, general manager of the Seattle Seawolves, told us about their Major League Rugby-winning success.

# emigrant - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Saying goodbye to Dad: 'I grappled with how I could fully express how much he means to me'

In the final week of my stay, my mind turned to how I would leave my father on what would definitely be the most heavy hearted of all our farewells, writes Larry Donnelly.

# emigrant - Saturday 3 June, 2017

An Irish emigrant: 'I knew I wouldn't make it back home in time to say goodbye'

Technology meant I could still chat with my family every day but I was too far away when my brother suddenly got very sick, writes Romy Delaney.

# emigrant - Saturday 2 July, 2016

We can learn a thing or two from the Australians when it comes to elections

Australia’s mandatory voting laws ensure everyone’s voices are heard argues Barry Dunning

# emigrant - Sunday 27 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge How Much Of A Truly Irish Emigrant Are You? Quiz

How Much Of A Truly Irish Emigrant Are You?

Would people even know you’re Irish over there?

# emigrant - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Emigration and Ireland: The evolution of how we say goodbye

The folklore of the emigrant – from Paddy’s Green Shamrock Shore to The Fairytale of New York.

# emigrant - Monday 22 June, 2015

When I left Ireland, I thought I wouldn’t be gone long. But emigration sneaks up on you.

After spending the best part of a decade in Australia, I decided to give Ireland another go. I soon realised I hardly knew anyone. My social cohort had simply disappeared.

# emigrant - Friday 27 February, 2015

Not all emigrants are yearning for the green grass of home

There are things all emigrants miss about Ireland, but some of us are much happier abroad. I know I am.

# emigrant - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Vlog: Emigrating with other people can be tough... emigrating alone can be much tougher

New surroundings, new climate and a language barrier – never mind not knowing anybody – can make settling into a different country hard.

# emigrant - Monday 29 September, 2014

Vlog: Leaving it all behind... one emigrant's story of saying goodbye to Ireland

Young graduate Oisin Gregorian is making a video diary of his experience of leaving Ireland for Spain.

# emigrant - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Column: Feeling like an exile in your own country? It’s normal after travelling ...

Within the space of a year, it seems to me that the country has changed utterly. This may be due to a case of reverse culture shock, writes Niamh Ní Shúilleabháin.

# emigrant - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Column: Emigration is not all a sob story – it also has major benefits

While emigration can be sad, living abroad also exposes a person to new cultural challenges that can benefit them both as a person and as an employee, writes Amy Bracken.

# emigrant - Monday 17 June, 2013

Newry man, 26, killed in hit-and-run in New York

The New York Post says Kevin Bell’s remains had to share a van with ‘grimy bags of recyclable bottles’.

# emigrant - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Irish emigrants condemn lack of voice on Constitutional change

The lack of an emigrant representative among the 100-strong members of the Constitutional Convention in Dublin has been criticised by Irish abroad.

# emigrant - Monday 9 July, 2012

Read: An emigrant's letter home from Argentina... in the 1800s Missive This post contains images

Read: An emigrant's letter home from Argentina... in the 1800s

Letters from Lambert brothers home to Ireland form part of exhibition about Irish diaspora in Argentina.