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#Emigration

# emigration - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Poll: Should Irish citizens living abroad have a vote in Irish elections?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish citizens living abroad have a vote in Irish elections?

Sep 28th 2013, 10:01 AM 12,491 Views 229 Comments

The Convention on the Constitution is to debate the proposal today before submitting a report to the Government.

Convention on the Constitution to debate voting rights for Irish living abroad
# Ccven
# Ccven

Convention on the Constitution to debate voting rights for Irish living abroad

Sep 28th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,989 Views 34 Comments

The sixth meeting of the constitutional convention will feature members of the Irish communities in Australian, Germany, France, USA and Canada by way of video link.

# emigration - Friday 27 September, 2013

Minister: Of course I'm worried about the emigration 'brain drain'
# Emigration
# Emigration

Minister: Of course I'm worried about the emigration 'brain drain'

Sep 27th 2013, 1:45 PM 7,211 Views 112 Comments

Richard Bruton was responding to a new study about Irish people emigration that has been published today.

Big study finds 1 in 4 rural households have had someone emigrate
# Generation Emigration
# Generation Emigration

Big study finds 1 in 4 rural households have had someone emigrate

Sep 27th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,168 Views 44 Comments

New research into Irish emigration has found clear evidence of a ‘brain drain’ with highly educated people choosing to move abroad to find work.

# emigration - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Column: The truths and costs of moving to London
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The truths and costs of moving to London

Sep 26th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,398 Views 99 Comments

Many young Irish people who have exhausted their job search at home are choosing to pop across the water to London – if you’re one of them, here are some much-needed tips, writes Jenny Conlon.

# emigration - Sunday 15 September, 2013

"There is nothing decided on welfare cap" - Joan Burton
# Welfare
# Welfare

"There is nothing decided on welfare cap" - Joan Burton

Sep 15th 2013, 12:28 PM 11,024 Views 245 Comments

Reports today say that cuts to Social Protection will amount to a welfare cap, but the Minister for Social Protection says nothing has been decided.

# emigration - Sunday 8 September, 2013

The 14 hardest little things about leaving Ireland
# Out Forr'n
From The Daily Edge
# Out Forr'n

The 14 hardest little things about leaving Ireland

Sep 8th 2013, 8:15 PM 58,207 Views 130 Comments

No matter how you go, it’s not easy. Here’s the worst of it.

# emigration - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Column: Australian politics is at a crossroads – a fact belied by a lacklustre election campaign
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Australian politics is at a crossroads – a fact belied by a lacklustre election campaign

Sep 5th 2013, 7:10 AM 26 Views 53 Comments

Thousands of young Irish men and women in Australia on working visas are becoming caught up in an ugly xenophobic campaign about keeping jobs for locals, writes NSW Senator Ursula Stephens.

# emigration - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Column: The dole queue or the departure lounge? This is the choice Ireland's youth is facing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The dole queue or the departure lounge? This is the choice Ireland's youth is facing

Sep 3rd 2013, 1:00 PM 88 Views 84 Comments

The latest emigration figures offer little hope to the young people of Ireland – the government must act now and produce a national jobs strategy for young people, writes Joe O’Connor.

# emigration - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Aug 29th 2013, 11:10 PM 15,235 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Ireland’s emigration figures and whether the UK is going to take military action in Syria.

Ten people emigrate from Ireland every hour
# Leavin' On A Jet Plane
# Leavin' On A Jet Plane

Ten people emigrate from Ireland every hour

Aug 29th 2013, 11:50 AM 15,876 Views 182 Comments

The number of under-14s in Ireland now numbers over a million, but a person leaves the country every six minutes.

Jobs Expo says it has more than 200 Irish positions on offer
# Employment
# Employment

Jobs Expo says it has more than 200 Irish positions on offer

Aug 29th 2013, 7:15 AM 10,185 Views 32 Comments

Among the companies signed up to this event are KBC Bank, Citco Fund Services, Morgan McKinley and Hibernia Evros.

# emigration - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

13 reasons you're better off than your friends who've moved to London
# No Place Like Home
From The Daily Edge
# No Place Like Home

13 reasons you're better off than your friends who've moved to London

Aug 21st 2013, 1:00 PM 60,326 Views 120 Comments

We’re having a ball here in Ireland, after all.

# emigration - Monday 19 August, 2013

Returning Irish citizens must pay ‘non-EU fees’ of up to €20,000 for third-level education
# College
# College

Returning Irish citizens must pay ‘non-EU fees’ of up to €20,000 for third-level education

Aug 19th 2013, 10:10 PM 61,460 Views 206 Comments

The rules apply to students who have spent more than two years of the previous five outside the European Union.

# emigration - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Every single county has more long-term unemployed this year
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Every single county has more long-term unemployed this year

Aug 11th 2013, 7:50 PM 11,658 Views 64 Comments

Just three counties saw an overall drop in the Live Register – Limerick, Kerry and Clare.

# emigration - Friday 2 August, 2013

Australia wants our tree surgeons and sheep shearers
# Emigration
# Emigration

Australia wants our tree surgeons and sheep shearers

Aug 2nd 2013, 6:45 AM 8,649 Views 36 Comments

Positions being offered by employers pay between €40,000 and €68,000.

# emigration - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Live Register falls by 3,200 in July
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Live Register falls by 3,200 in July

Jul 31st 2013, 1:34 PM 6,495 Views 55 Comments

The number of people signing on for a year or more has decreased slightly, -1.3 per cent on July 2012.

Irish graduates in Australia sought for jobs back home
# Emigration
# Emigration

Irish graduates in Australia sought for jobs back home

Jul 31st 2013, 10:51 AM 18,603 Views 53 Comments

Recruiters at Robert Walters want Irish emigrants who have gained experience in financial services.

# emigration - Thursday 25 July, 2013

'There are better opportunities abroad' - young Labour councillor emigrates
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

'There are better opportunities abroad' - young Labour councillor emigrates

Jul 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 14,876 Views 54 Comments

Stephen Fitzpatrick, who served as Eamon Gilmore’s assistant, has resigned from his position on Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council to move to New Zealand.

# emigration - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Column: In a same-sex relationship with an American citizen? Here's what you should know
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: In a same-sex relationship with an American citizen? Here's what you should know

Jul 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 48 Views 6 Comments

Irish citizens in same-sex relationships with US citizens or green card holders have new US immigration rights. Here’s what you should know about the changes, writes Limerick-born immigration lawyer Caro Kinsella

# emigration - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

GAA club picks ‘Emigrants 15′ to show crippling effects of recession
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

GAA club picks ‘Emigrants 15′ to show crippling effects of recession

Jul 9th 2013, 11:40 AM 24,680 Views 40 Comments

Mayo club Kilmovee Shamrocks have lost a full team’s worth of players to emigration.

# emigration - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Nearly 1,000 jobs outside of Ireland advertised on government website
# Jobs Abroad
# Jobs Abroad

Nearly 1,000 jobs outside of Ireland advertised on government website

Jul 4th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,740 Views 37 Comments

The Department of Social Protection is advertising hundreds of positions overseas for jobseekers in Ireland.

# emigration - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

A government website is advertising excavation work for jobseekers... in Iraq
# Emigration
# Emigration

A government website is advertising excavation work for jobseekers... in Iraq

Jul 2nd 2013, 6:45 AM 14,675 Views 79 Comments

The position in the war-torn Middle East country is one of dozens advertised on the State training and employment agency’s website that are based outside of Ireland.

# emigration - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Column: Unable to find work in Ireland, I had no choice but to leave
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Unable to find work in Ireland, I had no choice but to leave

Jun 29th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,487 Views 98 Comments

I was offered a job abroad and even though I had no family or friends there, I had to take it, writes Seanán Ó Coistín.

# emigration - Friday 21 June, 2013

Column: Why scapegoat the most vulnerable to protect the most powerful?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why scapegoat the most vulnerable to protect the most powerful?

Jun 21st 2013, 7:00 AM 544 Views 37 Comments

Immigrants have become the new enemy, writes Bobby Gilmore – who says if we are not careful protectionism, extreme nationalism, racism, ethno-centrism and exclusion will prevail in Europe.

# emigration - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Immigration reform passes crucial hurdle in US Senate
# US Senate
# US Senate

Immigration reform passes crucial hurdle in US Senate

Jun 11th 2013, 9:58 PM 9,904 Views 38 Comments

It is hoped the Senate will pass the bill, which provides a 13-year pathway to citizenship for the more than 11 million living illegally in the United States, by the July 4 break.

Column: What do you really know about emigrating?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What do you really know about emigrating?

Jun 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 175 Views 45 Comments

Emigration from Ireland is once again a reality for many young people and their families – but how much do young people facing the prospect really know about the country they are emigrating to before they leave Ireland, asks Marie-Claire McAleer.

# emigration - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Many emigrants fled Ireland because they were the victims of sexual abuse
# Emigration
# Emigration

Many emigrants fled Ireland because they were the victims of sexual abuse

Jun 6th 2013, 10:23 AM 9,072 Views 34 Comments

Physical and sexual abuse and parents with alcohol or drug problems were listed as some of the main reasons why people left Ireland in the past.

# emigration - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Whatever will we do about all those job-taking immigrants?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Whatever will we do about all those job-taking immigrants?

Jun 1st 2013, 8:00 AM 63 Views 68 Comments

Isn’t it odd that, at the same time as we’re begging for amnesty for illegal immigrants in another country, we posses near Arizona Tea Party Republican levels of antipathy towards certain segments of our immigrant body at home, writes Aaron McKenna.

# emigration - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland'

May 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,420 Views 117 Comments

“Mary” has been living in Ireland since 2004 and says she can’t imagine her life anywhere else. Here, she explains what it’s like to live under the constant fear of deportation.

# emigration - Friday 10 May, 2013

15 annoying things emigrants say
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

15 annoying things emigrants say

May 10th 2013, 1:00 PM 95,570 Views 141 Comments

‘Would you not think about moving over?’

Most Irish emigrants 'want to return home' - if they can get a job
# Emigration
# Emigration

Most Irish emigrants 'want to return home' - if they can get a job

May 10th 2013, 11:29 AM 11,522 Views 95 Comments

A report from the National Youth Council of Ireland says that many young Irish emigrants are moving abroad to experience new horizons and access greater opportunities.

# emigration - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

One girl's reasons for 'un-emigrating' back to Ireland
# Coming Home Now
From The Daily Edge
# Coming Home Now

One girl's reasons for 'un-emigrating' back to Ireland

May 7th 2013, 3:49 PM 27,548 Views 16 Comments

Including chippers, Coppers and the craic.

# emigration - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Three Irish men shortlisted for 'best jobs in the world'
# Best Job In The World
# Best Job In The World

Three Irish men shortlisted for 'best jobs in the world'

May 4th 2013, 10:30 AM 19,708 Views 10 Comments

Rich Cullen is running around Australia in a green body suit as part of his campaign, while Allan Dixon is getting Irish politicians to do weird things with their hands.

Australia targeting Irish workers in social media campaign
# They Want You
# They Want You

Australia targeting Irish workers in social media campaign

May 4th 2013, 8:30 AM 19,710 Views 52 Comments

Young people in Ireland, the UK and the USA will have seen ads from the Australian government over the past month.

# emigration - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Column: Micheál Martin’s response to anti-immigrant rhetoric was lily-livered
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Micheál Martin’s response to anti-immigrant rhetoric was lily-livered

Apr 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 376 Views 152 Comments

Kevin Sheahan sparked anger in Limerick’s council chamber when he demanded an ‘Irish first’ housing policy, but Micheál Martin has refused to properly sanction these anti-immigrant statements, writes Dr Matt Cannon.

# emigration - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice
# Emigration
# Emigration

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice

Apr 24th 2013, 12:07 PM 11,270 Views 141 Comments

Junior minister for jobs, John Perry, said that some people would be “quite delighted” to go to the United States in the Dáil yesterday.

# emigration - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Apr 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,507 Views 8 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: How Ireland has some of the fittest fat kids in the world and why the axing of Communion grants is ‘worse than the famine’.

# emigration - Saturday 6 April, 2013

7 documents from the archives of Irish emigrants in Britain
# From The Archives
# From The Archives

7 documents from the archives of Irish emigrants in Britain

Apr 6th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,961 Views 23 Comments

London Metropolitan University is documenting the history of Irish people in Britain. Here are just some of the things they’ve found for their archive.