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#Emigration

# emigration - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Emigration quiz: Where does your heart reside, Ireland or abroad?
# On A Jetplane
# On A Jetplane

Emigration quiz: Where does your heart reside, Ireland or abroad?

Aug 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 33,796 Views 14 Comments

Have you gone native or are you coming home?

# emigration - Monday 27 July, 2015

After too many tearful airport goodbyes, I couldn't be happier to be home from Australia
# Opinion
# Opinion

After too many tearful airport goodbyes, I couldn't be happier to be home from Australia

Jul 27th 2015, 8:00 AM 248 Views 68 Comments

There’s a feeling that Dublin, at least, is alive and thriving again.

# emigration - Saturday 11 July, 2015

From Boston to Blanchardstown, how we speak is a part of our identity. Let's be proud of it.
# Opinion
# Opinion

From Boston to Blanchardstown, how we speak is a part of our identity. Let's be proud of it.

Jul 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 392 Views 26 Comments

The world-renowned Boston accent is in decline. Similarly, people from sections of cities or rural Ireland often moderate the way they speak. But why?

# emigration - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Emigration and Ireland: The evolution of how we say goodbye
# Opinion
# Opinion

Emigration and Ireland: The evolution of how we say goodbye

Jun 28th 2015, 1:30 PM 473 Views 10 Comments

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

# emigration - Monday 22 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 1:30 PM 4,737 Views 82 Comments

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.

# emigration - Friday 29 May, 2015

Poll: Is the government doing enough to bring emigrants home?
# Open Arms
# Open Arms

Poll: Is the government doing enough to bring emigrants home?

May 29th 2015, 10:22 AM 18,077 Views 133 Comments

The Taoiseach is confident.

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home
# Come Home
# Come Home

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home

May 29th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,173 Views 65 Comments

Many emigrants feel they have to wait longer than they want before a return is realistic.

# emigration - Friday 22 May, 2015

Referendum Day: 4 stories of people who came #HomeToVote
# The Return
From The Daily Edge
# The Return

Referendum Day: 4 stories of people who came #HomeToVote

May 22nd 2015, 6:01 PM 4,523 Views 4 Comments

This was their journey.

# emigration - Friday 8 May, 2015

Irish people still LOVE Australia
# Oh Hai Alf
# Oh Hai Alf

Irish people still LOVE Australia

May 8th 2015, 9:57 AM 18,129 Views 45 Comments

Well, it is the birthplace of Home and Away.

# emigration - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Ireland isn't as welcoming as it used to be
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

Ireland isn't as welcoming as it used to be

Apr 30th 2015, 10:15 AM 33,394 Views 90 Comments

But we’re less worried about the impact immigration could have on education and health services.

# emigration - Friday 24 April, 2015

Just how many Irish people can really be classed as filthy rich?
# Big Spenders
# Big Spenders

Just how many Irish people can really be classed as filthy rich?

Apr 24th 2015, 9:41 AM 28,980 Views 58 Comments

5% of the tax-paying population are on salaries of €100,000 or greater…

# emigration - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight
# Emigration
# Emigration

Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight

Apr 14th 2015, 9:24 PM 57,535 Views 101 Comments

The online application portal opened at 7pm and shut minutes later.

# emigration - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Why is the government trying to push emigrants even further away?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why is the government trying to push emigrants even further away?

Apr 8th 2015, 8:00 AM 34 Views 76 Comments

The opinions of thousands of young, educated Irish emigrants are not worth considering – or so the government seems to think.

# emigration - Saturday 4 April, 2015

An Irishman in America: The mixed emotions of making a new home
# Opinion
# Opinion

An Irishman in America: The mixed emotions of making a new home

Apr 4th 2015, 7:00 PM 733 Views 77 Comments

The moments of regret have been few and far between since my move to the States, but I still think about what it means to be ‘Irish’ in a new land.

# emigration - Thursday 12 March, 2015

90% of Irish medical students considering emigration after they qualify
# Flight Of The Doctors
# Flight Of The Doctors

90% of Irish medical students considering emigration after they qualify

Mar 12th 2015, 11:09 AM 12,036 Views 73 Comments

In a study by NUI Galway, a third of students also said they had a poor understanding of how the Irish health system works.

# emigration - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'If things are so successful, why are people still leaving the country?'
# Goodbye Ireland
# Goodbye Ireland

'If things are so successful, why are people still leaving the country?'

Mar 10th 2015, 4:25 PM 17,215 Views 102 Comments

Richard Bruton has come under fire as he claims “substantial progress” on jobs.

# emigration - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here's a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has)
# Mind How You Go
# Mind How You Go

Here's a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has)

Mar 6th 2015, 6:08 AM 16,428 Views 17 Comments

A new website has been launched to offer advice to emigrants, tapping into the wisdom of 500 who already have.

# emigration - Friday 27 February, 2015

Not all emigrants are yearning for the green grass of home
# Opinion
# Opinion

Not all emigrants are yearning for the green grass of home

Feb 27th 2015, 1:00 PM 279 Views 52 Comments

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

# emigration - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Column: An anatomy of one family’s emigration
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

Column: An anatomy of one family’s emigration

Feb 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 642 Views 17 Comments

A generation on, we’re still scattered across the US, England and Australia.

# emigration - Friday 6 February, 2015

The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home
# Bring Them Home
# Bring Them Home

The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home

Feb 6th 2015, 12:15 PM 21,574 Views 102 Comments

Any incentives are expected to target middle-income earners

# emigration - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

This is what 2015 will look like for jobs and pay cheques*
# Tell Us More
# Tell Us More

This is what 2015 will look like for jobs and pay cheques*

Feb 3rd 2015, 11:02 AM 18,331 Views 4 Comments

*According to the Central Bank’s latest update, that is.

# emigration - Monday 26 January, 2015

Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today
# Ozesome
# Ozesome

Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today

Jan 26th 2015, 8:39 AM 13,379 Views 71 Comments

On Australia Day and all.

# emigration - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Irish people love New Zealand... almost 20,000 have moved there
# Home Away From Home
# Home Away From Home

Irish people love New Zealand... almost 20,000 have moved there

Jan 22nd 2015, 10:04 AM 22,201 Views 72 Comments

A further 5,000 people are expected to leave for New Zealand this year.

# emigration - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

"Remarkably stupid" Irishman gets stuck in air vent sneaking into Australian nightclub
# Surfers Paradise
# Surfers Paradise

"Remarkably stupid" Irishman gets stuck in air vent sneaking into Australian nightclub

Jan 20th 2015, 7:30 PM 39,581 Views 106 Comments

Hugh McMahon had reportedly been thrown out twice already.

# emigration - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Opinion: Young, debarred and politically exiled – Ireland's emigrants have no voice
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

Opinion: Young, debarred and politically exiled – Ireland's emigrants have no voice

Jan 8th 2015, 8:00 AM 129 Views 80 Comments

Ireland remains amongst a small minority of democracies that fails to provide systems for citizens to vote while abroad – recently emigrated or otherwise.

# emigration - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye
# Come Back Soon
# Come Back Soon

Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:45 PM 64,639 Views 150 Comments

Get the tissues out.

# emigration - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

GAA players from a club 'decimated by emigration' are back for a charity game this Christmas
# Home And Away
From The42
# Home And Away

GAA players from a club 'decimated by emigration' are back for a charity game this Christmas

Dec 24th 2014, 4:37 PM 18,659 Views 7 Comments

Tuam Stars players have travelled home to remember a deceased clubmate.

# emigration - Monday 22 December, 2014

Number of Irish graduates going abroad to get work more than doubles
# Brain Drain
# Brain Drain

Number of Irish graduates going abroad to get work more than doubles

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:35 AM 7,963 Views 15 Comments

That’s since the beginning of the recession.

# emigration - Sunday 21 December, 2014

"It's like a grieving process": Parents prepare to leave Ireland and follow their children to Australia
# Permanent Move
# Permanent Move

"It's like a grieving process": Parents prepare to leave Ireland and follow their children to Australia

Dec 21st 2014, 6:22 PM 27,130 Views 31 Comments

Janet and Eugene Bennis miss their children and grandchildren so much, they’ve decided to move to the other side of the world.

# emigration - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Family surprise daughter with lovely Christmas homecoming at Dublin Airport
# I'm Coming Home
From The Daily Edge
# I'm Coming Home

Family surprise daughter with lovely Christmas homecoming at Dublin Airport

Dec 17th 2014, 9:37 AM 30,225 Views 23 Comments

Carmel O’Connor from Limerick has spent Christmas in Oz for the past four years.

# emigration - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Vlog: I've finally started playing GAA – as an emigrant in Spain
# Bit Of The Auld Sod
# Bit Of The Auld Sod

Vlog: I've finally started playing GAA – as an emigrant in Spain

Nov 30th 2014, 12:00 PM 163 Views 15 Comments

When I decided to emigrate to Spain for a more stable work life teaching English, I wondered how long would it take me to settle – GAA has made all the difference.

# emigration - Monday 24 November, 2014

Here's how much we're spending to support Irish emigrants in Australia
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

Here's how much we're spending to support Irish emigrants in Australia

Nov 24th 2014, 4:38 PM 19,936 Views 37 Comments

Communities in Sydney and Melbourne will benefit most.

# emigration - Sunday 23 November, 2014

"I like it here, it's quiet, better for the children" - Integration in Ireland's 'little Brazil'
# Gort
# Gort

"I like it here, it's quiet, better for the children" - Integration in Ireland's 'little Brazil'

Nov 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 32,371 Views 139 Comments

Just under a quarter of the Galway town is from Brazil.

# emigration - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one
# Immigration
# Immigration

Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one

Nov 19th 2014, 6:30 AM 20,864 Views 209 Comments

Luxembourg’s massive foreign born population means they’re on top.

# emigration - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From Cashel to Hawke's Bay to Perth: Cian O'Connor is a bit of a rugby nomad
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

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

Nov 9th 2014, 10:00 AM 17,362 Views 4 Comments

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

# emigration - Saturday 8 November, 2014

The Irish in England: How they view their ethnicity and nationality
# Census
# Census

The Irish in England: How they view their ethnicity and nationality

Nov 8th 2014, 7:45 AM 18,344 Views 41 Comments

New emigrants have helped “replenish an aging population of people who identify as Irish in Britain”.

# emigration - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Have you emigrated? How's your mam?
# Generation Emigration
# Generation Emigration

Have you emigrated? How's your mam?

Nov 4th 2014, 1:20 PM 18,669 Views 42 Comments

A new study says she might be depressed.

# emigration - Monday 3 November, 2014

The NHS is planning a roadshow to nab some Irish nurses
# Emigration
# Emigration

The NHS is planning a roadshow to nab some Irish nurses

Nov 3rd 2014, 5:33 PM 8,338 Views 15 Comments

There are 100 vacancies to be filled – and they’ll pay for registration and interim accommodation if you’re successful in getting one of the jobs.

# emigration - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Vlog: Emigrating with other people can be tough... emigrating alone can be much tougher
# Emigrant's Diary
# Emigrant's Diary

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

Oct 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 128 Views 19 Comments

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

# emigration - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Aaron McKenna: How can we bring our emigrants home?
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Aaron McKenna: How can we bring our emigrants home?

Oct 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 163 Views 102 Comments

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