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#Emigration

# emigration - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

State of the Nation: Enda's under pressure (and that isn't even an Irish Water gag)
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Enda's under pressure (and that isn't even an Irish Water gag)

Oct 1st 2014, 9:06 AM 9,455 Views 61 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# emigration - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

School-leavers and graduates make up larger chunk of emigrants than last year
# Who Goes There?
# Who Goes There?

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

Sep 30th 2014, 11:04 AM 5,020 Views 16 Comments

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

# emigration - Monday 29 September, 2014

Vlog: Leaving it all behind... one emigrant's story of saying goodbye to Ireland
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

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

Sep 29th 2014, 8:00 PM 71 Views 30 Comments

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

# emigration - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers

Sep 20th 2014, 7:30 PM 10,322 Views 2 Comments

Plus: What percentage of people think the Irish economy will get better in the coming year?

# emigration - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

These emigrants explain the barriers that are keeping them from coming home
# Home Is Where The Heart Is
# Home Is Where The Heart Is

These emigrants explain the barriers that are keeping them from coming home

Sep 16th 2014, 4:15 PM 14,704 Views 37 Comments

The conference on return migration was organised by the National Youth Council of Ireland.

# emigration - Friday 12 September, 2014

President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: "We owe them a debt of gratitude."
# Ancestors
# Ancestors

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

Sep 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 8,307 Views 60 Comments

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

# emigration - Monday 1 September, 2014

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad
# Emigration
# Emigration

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad

Sep 1st 2014, 8:33 AM 6,979 Views 52 Comments

And current trainees may be following suit…

# emigration - Friday 29 August, 2014

The Briefcase: The biggest landlord in the land, wage rows and Limerick's new oil barons
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: The biggest landlord in the land, wage rows and Limerick's new oil barons

Aug 29th 2014, 1:28 PM 13,442 Views 4 Comments

This was the week in business.

# emigration - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland

Aug 26th 2014, 2:55 PM 12,844 Views 81 Comments

Overall emigration by Irish citizens is down 20% from last year.

# emigration - Monday 25 August, 2014

Brendan Quigley is back from New York and making Laois his home again
# There And Back Again
From The42
# There And Back Again

Brendan Quigley is back from New York and making Laois his home again

Aug 25th 2014, 7:03 PM 6,270 Views 0 Comments

Last year’s New York football captain has returned to Laois to play hurling for the summer.

Gaelic games in Wembley, Dubai and beyond: Irish emigration through the eyes of the GAA
# Home From Home
From The42
# Home From Home

Gaelic games in Wembley, Dubai and beyond: Irish emigration through the eyes of the GAA

Aug 25th 2014, 3:00 PM 15,078 Views 19 Comments

Here’s nine things we learned from Setanta Sports’ new documentary to be aired this week.

# emigration - Saturday 23 August, 2014

These politicians making waves abroad could have been your local TD
# Ynbti
# Ynbti

These politicians making waves abroad could have been your local TD

Aug 23rd 2014, 9:45 AM 11,477 Views 11 Comments

Irish emigration works in mysterious ways…

# emigration - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 20th 2014, 5:39 PM 31,074 Views 50 Comments

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

# emigration - Monday 18 August, 2014

Opinion: We see the happier side of expat life splashed across Facebook – there's darkness too
# Emigration
# Emigration

Opinion: We see the happier side of expat life splashed across Facebook – there's darkness too

Aug 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 777 Views 85 Comments

The Irish like to save face a lot of the time, and especially when it comes to emigration.

# emigration - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years...
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years...

Jul 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 472 Views 9 Comments

Back in 2004, my wife and I were anticipating the arrival of our second son and I had just set up my own business. Then the financial meltdown hit.

# emigration - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Thousands of certificates allowing doctors to work overseas granted
# Brain Drain
# Brain Drain

Thousands of certificates allowing doctors to work overseas granted

Jul 26th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,115 Views 27 Comments

It follows fears of a manpower shortage in the health sector.

# emigration - Sunday 20 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 20th 2014, 10:41 PM 26,717 Views 9 Comments

The man was surfing with two friends who were rescued.

# emigration - Saturday 19 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 19th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,596 Views 52 Comments

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

# emigration - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Rental prices, euro changes push Dublin up 'costliest cities for expats' survey
# Moving Costs
# Moving Costs

Rental prices, euro changes push Dublin up 'costliest cities for expats' survey

Jul 10th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,308 Views 19 Comments

The annual Mercer survey provides a relative comparison of costs for expat workers in 211 cities around the world.

Moving to Ontario? You'll be able to swap your Irish driver's licence for a local one
# Driving In Canada
# Driving In Canada

Moving to Ontario? You'll be able to swap your Irish driver's licence for a local one

Jul 10th 2014, 6:13 AM 13,099 Views 25 Comments

New mutual exchange agreement reached for Irish people living and working in Ontario, and Ontarians living and working in Ireland.

# emigration - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Opinion: The undocumented Irish in the US need and deserve our help
# Emigration
# Emigration

Opinion: The undocumented Irish in the US need and deserve our help

Jun 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 88 Views 62 Comments

About 50,000 Irish citizens currently live in the US without legal status – we can’t just turn our backs on them.

# emigration - Friday 13 June, 2014

Good news for chefs, bricklayers and tilers planning on heading to Australia
# Home And Away
# Home And Away

Good news for chefs, bricklayers and tilers planning on heading to Australia

Jun 13th 2014, 6:01 AM 11,193 Views 22 Comments

The three trades have been added to Australia’s skilled professions list.

# emigration - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Bring potato cakes and a wad of cash: Advice on moving to London
# That London
# That London

Bring potato cakes and a wad of cash: Advice on moving to London

Jun 1st 2014, 8:30 PM 41,559 Views 79 Comments

Irish centre in London asks emigrants what tips they would give to those moving to the UK capital.

Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew
# Thailand
# Thailand

Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew

Jun 1st 2014, 12:14 PM 25,128 Views 15 Comments

The 30-year-old suffered head injuries in the crash on Friday night and passed away yesterday.

# emigration - Thursday 22 May, 2014

The GAA football emigrants XV - 15 intercounty players who are away this summer
# Big Losses
From The42
# Big Losses

The GAA football emigrants XV - 15 intercounty players who are away this summer

May 22nd 2014, 6:30 PM 15,512 Views 17 Comments

Here’s our best 15 from the footballers who are currently unavailable for their native counties through emigration.

# emigration - Sunday 4 May, 2014

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

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

May 4th 2014, 8:15 PM 96,506 Views 85 Comments

So, how long are you back for?

# emigration - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Brendan Quigley - 'There's no point being on a county panel and drawing social welfare'
# Big Apple Bound
From The42
# Big Apple Bound

Brendan Quigley - 'There's no point being on a county panel and drawing social welfare'

May 1st 2014, 12:52 PM 11,298 Views 4 Comments

New York’s captain has no regrets on his decision to leave his native Laois.

# emigration - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Column: We're forced to bring skilled workers from abroad because of our educational failures
# Jobs
# Jobs

Column: We're forced to bring skilled workers from abroad because of our educational failures

Apr 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 21 Views 89 Comments

At a time when so many are unemployed, we have no choice but to to bring workers from abroad to Ireland. Why? We simply don’t have the skills ourselves.

# emigration - Monday 14 April, 2014

Column: The Derry of my childhood was shrouded in sadness – now the city can breathe again
# The Spirit Of Derry
# The Spirit Of Derry

Column: The Derry of my childhood was shrouded in sadness – now the city can breathe again

Apr 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 220 Views 50 Comments

Derry truly is a symbol of the “profound transformation” of the relationship between Ireland and Britain, just like President Higgins said last week.

# emigration - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Irish emigrants sent €5.7 billion back from the UK over 30 years
# Remittances
# Remittances

Irish emigrants sent €5.7 billion back from the UK over 30 years

Apr 9th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,615 Views 21 Comments

CSO data shows massive transfers from 1940-1970.

# emigration - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

As President Higgins visits the UK, how much has the Government supported emigrants there?
# State Visit
# State Visit

As President Higgins visits the UK, how much has the Government supported emigrants there?

Apr 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,041 Views 10 Comments

To the tune of about €86 million over the last decade according to Eamon Gilmore.

# emigration - Saturday 5 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 5th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,058 Views 99 Comments

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.

# emigration - Monday 31 March, 2014

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine

Mar 31st 2014, 10:20 AM 36,035 Views 37 Comments

ABC News reports that it is believed that 27-year-old Kevin Browne slipped and fell from rigging at the Hard Times mine in Queensland.

# emigration - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

"It's just so hard": Limerick couple to follow their four children to Australia - forever
# Last Goodbye
# Last Goodbye

"It's just so hard": Limerick couple to follow their four children to Australia - forever

Mar 26th 2014, 8:00 PM 63,385 Views 158 Comments

Janet and Eugene have four children, all of whom live in Australia. Now, they have decided to move.

# emigration - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Just 44 out of 2,500 Canadian visas for young professionals claimed
# Emigration
# Emigration

Just 44 out of 2,500 Canadian visas for young professionals claimed

Mar 25th 2014, 3:42 PM 29,088 Views 36 Comments

Almost 4,000 working holiday visas were snapped up in less than 10 minutes earlier this month.

# emigration - Sunday 23 March, 2014

If you're heading to Canada you might want to check this out...
# Irish In Canada
# Irish In Canada

If you're heading to Canada you might want to check this out...

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:15 AM 28,943 Views 38 Comments

The Gaelic League of Toronto is a non profit group that may be able to help you with your trip and getting settled.

# emigration - Friday 21 March, 2014

It's not only nurses that have emigrated to find work. Guess how many GPs have?
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

It's not only nurses that have emigrated to find work. Guess how many GPs have?

Mar 21st 2014, 11:46 AM 15,243 Views 65 Comments

The IMO say that the last five years has seen seven years’ worth of Irish qualified GPs move to the UK.

Powerful response to Ireland Inspires video offers alternative view of Irish life
# List Of Demands
From The Daily Edge
# List Of Demands

Powerful response to Ireland Inspires video offers alternative view of Irish life

Mar 21st 2014, 10:18 AM 22,232 Views 128 Comments

We’re Not Leaving Galway attempt a more accurate representation of the state of the country.

# emigration - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Why did so many Wexford people choose Georgia as their new home in the 1800s?
# Emigration
# Emigration

Why did so many Wexford people choose Georgia as their new home in the 1800s?

Mar 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 16,290 Views 25 Comments

A new research project is aiming to find out just that…