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#Irish Abroad

# irish-abroad - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'I set up the first Irish bar in Jakarta. It took 18 months just to get Guinness on tap'

This former IT worker and salesman wound up as a pub owner in Asia.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From The42 Scarlets delighted with impact of 'absolutely outstanding' Irishman Beirne Irish Abroad

Scarlets delighted with impact of 'absolutely outstanding' Irishman Beirne

The former Leinster lock has been in superb form since his move to the Welsh region.

From The42 Ex-Ireland centre Maggs joins as IRFU launch new IQ programme in UK Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland centre Maggs joins as IRFU launch new IQ programme in UK

The highly-regarded Joe Lydon, formerly of the RFU and WRU, will oversee the new branch.

# irish-abroad - Monday 8 May, 2017

From The42 O'Connell on the scoresheet, Schmidt into the semis and all the exiles action Irish Abroad

O'Connell on the scoresheet, Schmidt into the semis and all the exiles action

There was plenty of Irish involvement in England, France, Wales and Italy over the weekend.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge This Irish woman living in Dubai had a 'Mayo for Sam' themed hen party Up Mayo Wherever You Go
From The42 Ulster lock Treadwell's path points to Ireland caps under Schmidt Exile

Ulster lock Treadwell's path points to Ireland caps under Schmidt

The 21-year-old has made a positive impression since his move from Harlequins last summer.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From The42 Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad Inspirational

Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad

The Treviso playmaker’s remarkable story in rugby continues.

From The42 Hanrahan's try, Scholes getting chances in Edinburgh, and all the exiles' action Irish Abroad

Hanrahan's try, Scholes getting chances in Edinburgh, and all the exiles' action

We round up the Irish players’ involvements in England and France last weekend.

# irish-abroad - Friday 28 April, 2017

From The42 'I just hope I left the odd mark along the way' - ex-Munster player Coughlan set to retire Munster Man

'I just hope I left the odd mark along the way' - ex-Munster player Coughlan set to retire

The former Munster number eight has called time on his playing career.

From The42 Ex-Ireland U20s prop Betts playing in Australia but will return to Leicester Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland U20s prop Betts playing in Australia but will return to Leicester

The 20-year-old prop is gaining experience on the other side of the world.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From The42 McCall believes Saracens can be better and sees brighter future for Munster Irish Abroad

McCall believes Saracens can be better and sees brighter future for Munster

The Sarries director of rugby was impressed with Munster’s work rate.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From The42 Irish tighthead Oli Jager in line for second Super Rugby cap for Crusaders Irish Abroad

Irish tighthead Oli Jager in line for second Super Rugby cap for Crusaders

The 21-year-old made his debut last month against the Reds.

# irish-abroad - Friday 17 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 14 essential facts of life for Irish people abroad on Paddy's Day AWAY FROM HOME

# irish-abroad - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From The42 Irishman Prendergast appointed attack coach at French club Oyonnax Irish Abroad

Irishman Prendergast appointed attack coach at French club Oyonnax

The former Munster scrum-half will hope to be working in the Top 14 again next season.

Michael D Higgins: 'St Patrick's own life story was one of hardship and migration'

President Higgins described the Irish as a migrant people in his St Patrick’s Day message to those at home and abroad.

# irish-abroad - Monday 13 March, 2017

From The42 Irish out-half McKinley extends contract with Italian club Treviso Irish Abroad

Irish out-half McKinley extends contract with Italian club Treviso

The 27-year-old has been in fine form since joining the Italians last summer.

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.

# irish-abroad - Monday 6 March, 2017

From The42 Connacht set to bring Coulson back to Ireland after three years with Grenoble Coming Home

Connacht set to bring Coulson back to Ireland after three years with Grenoble

The 22-year-old loosehead prop is set for a move to the western province this summer.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 26 February, 2017

From The42 'Knocking on the door all the time, someone has to answer at some stage' Irish Abroad

'Knocking on the door all the time, someone has to answer at some stage'

Irishmen Ged McNamara and John Farrell are part of the backroom set-up with Georgia.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From The42 'You want this guy to come through again for Ireland, he's a class act' Exiled

'You want this guy to come through again for Ireland, he's a class act'

Eddie O’Sullivan believes a move to England would work well for Ian Madigan.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 11 February, 2017

From The42 Donncha O'Callaghan's Worcester shock Saracens Sixways

Donncha O'Callaghan's Worcester shock Saracens

It’s just a third defeat of the season for the reigning English and European champions.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From The42 'Apart from missing family, there's no real desire to move back home' Irish Abroad

'Apart from missing family, there's no real desire to move back home'

Former Ulster wing Conor Gaston is a key part of the set-up at Jeremy Davidson’s Aurillac.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge A new subscription box service for emigrants promises you tasty Irish treats every month Irish Abroad

# irish-abroad - Thursday 26 January, 2017

From The42 Schmidt welcomes Munster signings of Farrell, Hanrahan and Hart IQ

Schmidt welcomes Munster signings of Farrell, Hanrahan and Hart

The Ireland head coach has been in contact with the three Irishmen.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

From The42 Ireland U21 international Keown switches Reading for Partick Thistle on loan Scotland Bound

Ireland U21 international Keown switches Reading for Partick Thistle on loan

The son of former England international Martin Keown is set for a stint at Firhill.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 22 January, 2017

From The42 21-year-old Tim Schmidt chasing the professional dream with Toulouse Irish Abroad

21-year-old Tim Schmidt chasing the professional dream with Toulouse

Joe Schmidt’s son is having a fine season with the French club’s espoirs team.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC Irish Abroad

What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC

Cavan-born Laura Corrigan Duryea is flying the tricolour in the Women’s AFL.

From The42 Madigan returns to Ireland under pressure to perform against Ulster Irish Abroad

Madigan returns to Ireland under pressure to perform against Ulster

The 27-year-old out-half is still recovering full fitness after a recent injury.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 15 January, 2017

From The42 'They like to pick boys playing at home' - Ulsterman Whitten happy in Exeter Irish Abroad

'They like to pick boys playing at home' - Ulsterman Whitten happy in Exeter

The 29-year-old centre has been an important part of the Chiefs squad in the last five years.

From The42 Irishman Tadhg Beirne thriving with new lease of life at the Scarlets Irish Abroad

Irishman Tadhg Beirne thriving with new lease of life at the Scarlets

The 25-year-old has been impressing in the second row and at blindside.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From The42 Former Dundalk star bags a brace to close in on Wembley final Irish Abroad

Former Dundalk star bags a brace to close in on Wembley final

Mansfield Town are two wins away from the EFL Trophy decider thanks to Pat Hoban’s double.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Irishman in Canada charged with breaking into bank by driving car through front door

Police say Patrick Shannon assaulted police officers.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From The42 Wasps back Moore to win more Ireland caps after excellent early impact Irish Abroad

Wasps back Moore to win more Ireland caps after excellent early impact

Meanwhile, Dai Young will do his best to keep Irish centre Brendan Macken happy.

# irish-abroad - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The42 Matt Doherty scorcher tops goal-laden week for Irish abroad Round-Up

Matt Doherty scorcher tops goal-laden week for Irish abroad

The Wolverhampton Wanderers full-back’s long-distance stunner was the pick of a busy week for Irish goalscorers

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Meet the Cork business sending hampers of Barry's Tea to the diaspora this Christmas

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Cork-based Town and Country Hampers.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Enda says he hopes the J-1 programme won't be scrapped, despite Trump warning

During his election campaign, Trump said he wanted to end the visa scheme

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Irish lad got a $750 tip from a customer to help pay for a trip home with his new baby Top Tip

# irish-abroad - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From The42 Tim Schmidt, son of Ireland coach Joe, is playing for Toulouse's espoirs team Irish Abroad

Tim Schmidt, son of Ireland coach Joe, is playing for Toulouse's espoirs team

The 20-year-old scrum-half has joined the famous French club for the season.