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Emigration

# emigration - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of certificates allowing doctors to work overseas granted Brain Drain

Thousands of certificates allowing doctors to work overseas granted

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

# emigration - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia Missing

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

The man was surfing with two friends who were rescued.

# emigration - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What can the new diaspora minister do for the Irish abroad? Emigration

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

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

# emigration - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rental prices, euro changes push Dublin up ‘costliest cities for expats’ survey Moving Costs

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Moving to Ontario? You’ll be able to swap your Irish driver’s licence for a local one Driving In Canada

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The undocumented Irish in the US need and deserve our help Emigration

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Good news for chefs, bricklayers and tilers planning on heading to Australia Home And Away

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

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

# emigration - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bring potato cakes and a wad of cash: Advice on moving to London That London

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew Thailand

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

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

# emigration - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From The Score The GAA football emigrants XV – 15 intercounty players who are away this summer Big Losses

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

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

# emigration - Sunday 4 May, 2014

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

# emigration - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Score Brendan Quigley – ‘There’s no point being on a county panel and drawing social welfare’ Big Apple Bound

Brendan Quigley – ‘There’s no point being on a county panel and drawing social welfare’

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

# emigration - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: We’re forced to bring skilled workers from abroad because of our educational failures Jobs

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish emigrants sent €5.7 billion back from the UK over 30 years Remittances

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

CSO data shows massive transfers from 1940-1970.

# emigration - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie As President Higgins visits the UK, how much has the Government supported emigrants there? State Visit

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

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

# emigration - Saturday 5 April, 2014

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

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.

# emigration - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine Irish Abroad

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine

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

From TheJournal.ie “It’s just so hard”: Limerick couple to follow their four children to Australia – forever Last Goodbye

“It’s just so hard”: Limerick couple to follow their four children to Australia – forever

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

# emigration - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Just 44 out of 2,500 Canadian visas for young professionals claimed Emigration

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

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

# emigration - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie If you’re heading to Canada you might want to check this out… Irish In Canada

If you’re heading to Canada you might want to check this out…

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

From TheJournal.ie It’s not only nurses that have emigrated to find work. Guess how many GPs have? Across The Water

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

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

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

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

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

# emigration - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why did so many Wexford people choose Georgia as their new home in the 1800s? Emigration

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

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

# emigration - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online Irish Abroad

Another sad product of emigration, funerals can now be streamed online

The business hopes to offer a practical solution to Irish people that have emigrated who can’t return home.

# emigration - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie College fees to get cut for children of Irish emigrants College Fund

College fees to get cut for children of Irish emigrants

The new rates will be in place by this September.

# emigration - Monday 17 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Requests for €15.5m to help Irish people living abroad Emigration

Requests for €15.5m to help Irish people living abroad

A programme in Eamon Gilmore’s department provides funding to organisations supporting Irish communities abroad.

# emigration - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish lads write gas song about emigrating from Cork to Australia Mallow To Sydney

Irish lads write gas song about emigrating from Cork to Australia

Don’t forget you’re a proud Irish man.

# emigration - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Emotional ad sees Irish parents meet their granddaughter for the first time Go To Granny This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Irish people snap up nearly 4,000 Canadian visas – in 10 minutes Crazy Eh?

Irish people snap up nearly 4,000 Canadian visas – in 10 minutes

One person got visa number 301 just two minutes after registration opened.

# emigration - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘A denial of people’s rights’: Sinn Féin wants a new junior minister for the diaspora Emigrants

‘A denial of people’s rights’: Sinn Féin wants a new junior minister for the diaspora

Gerry Adams has called for a raft of changes to how Irish abroad are treated here.

# emigration - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Graduates are now earning much less. But exactly how much less?

Over the last ten years, graduate salaries went up, but then down even quicker.

# emigration - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government backs National Diaspora Centre but wants a third-party to pay for it Céad Míle Fáilte

Government backs National Diaspora Centre but wants a third-party to pay for it

Leo Varadkar says that the funds are not there and those expressing interest will be asked if they would be able to meet some or all of the capital costs.

# emigration - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This is the letter the HSE is sending to ask people if they’ve emigrated… Return To Sender

This is the letter the HSE is sending to ask people if they’ve emigrated…

The HSE says in the letter that it is mindful that due to the “changed economic situation” that many cardholders may no longer be living here.

# emigration - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “We’d rather be poor with our people around us, than have opportunities in a different world” Flight Of The Young

“We’d rather be poor with our people around us, than have opportunities in a different world”

From the outside looking in. Irish emigrants tell their stories.

# emigration - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Can girls STEM the tide of emigration? Girls Interrupted

Column: Can girls STEM the tide of emigration?

Misconceptions about science, technology, engineering and mathematics are dissuading girls from taking them as subjects – doing a disservice to them and wider society, writes Dr Kirsten Foy.

# emigration - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Good news for ex-pats: Tayto is to be freely available in Australia and New Zealand G Tayto

Good news for ex-pats: Tayto is to be freely available in Australia and New Zealand

Club Orange, Tayto and Barry’s will be available in 600 shops across Australia and New Zealand.

# emigration - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Enda, Ireland won’t crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections Emigrant Voices

Column: Enda, Ireland won’t crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections

Some Irish emigrants can already vote in the election of representatives in Ireland… so long as they have the right degree, of course, write David Burns and Conor O’Neill.

# emigration - Saturday 8 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s lost generation: What happened without the 20-somethings? Part two. Flight Of The Young

Ireland’s lost generation: What happened without the 20-somethings? Part two.

With emigration taking its toll, we look at the Ireland that is being left behind. In part two, education and sport.

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