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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 28 April, 2015

#Emigration

# emigration - Friday 24 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Just how many Irish people can really be classed as filthy rich? Big Spenders

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

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

# emigration - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight Emigration

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

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

# emigration - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why is the government trying to push emigrants even further away? Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie An Irishman in America: The mixed emotions of making a new home Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 90% of Irish medical students considering emigration after they qualify Flight Of The Doctors

90% of Irish medical students considering emigration after they qualify

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?’

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

# emigration - Friday 6 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has) Mind How You Go

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Not all emigrants are yearning for the green grass of home Opinion

Not all emigrants are yearning for the green grass of home

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: An anatomy of one family’s emigration Leaving On A Jet Plane

Column: An anatomy of one family’s emigration

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

# emigration - Friday 6 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Government has a big secret plan to lure Irish emigrants home Bring Them Home

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

Any incentives are expected to target middle-income earners

# emigration - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is what 2015 will look like for jobs and pay cheques* Tell Us More

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

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

# emigration - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today Ozesome

Over 400 Irish people will become Australian citizens today

On Australia Day and all.

# emigration - Thursday 22 January, 2015

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

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

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

# emigration - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Remarkably stupid” Irishman gets stuck in air vent sneaking into Australian nightclub Surfers Paradise

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

Hugh McMahon had reportedly been thrown out twice already.

# emigration - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Young, debarred and politically exiled – Ireland’s emigrants have no voice Diaspora

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye Come Back Soon This post contains images

# emigration - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

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

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

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

# emigration - Monday 22 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Number of Irish graduates going abroad to get work more than doubles Brain Drain

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

That’s since the beginning of the recession.

# emigration - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “It’s like a grieving process”: Parents prepare to leave Ireland and follow their children to Australia Permanent Move

“It’s like a grieving process”: Parents prepare to leave Ireland and follow their children to Australia

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

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

Family surprise daughter with lovely Christmas homecoming at Dublin Airport

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

# emigration - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Vlog: I’ve finally started playing GAA – as an emigrant in Spain Bit Of The Auld Sod

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how much we’re spending to support Irish emigrants in Australia Diaspora

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

Communities in Sydney and Melbourne will benefit most.

# emigration - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “I like it here, it’s quiet, better for the children” – Integration in Ireland’s ‘little Brazil’ Gort

# emigration - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one Immigration

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

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

# emigration - Sunday 9 November, 2014

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

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

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

# emigration - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Irish in England: How they view their ethnicity and nationality Census

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

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

# emigration - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Have you emigrated? How’s your mam? Generation Emigration

Have you emigrated? How’s your mam?

A new study says she might be depressed.

# emigration - Monday 3 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The NHS is planning a roadshow to nab some Irish nurses Emigration

The NHS is planning a roadshow to nab some Irish nurses

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

From TheJournal.ie Vlog: Emigrating with other people can be tough… emigrating alone can be much tougher Emigrant's Diary

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: How can we bring our emigrants home? Homecoming

Aaron McKenna: How can we bring our emigrants home?

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

# emigration - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Enda’s under pressure (and that isn’t even an Irish Water gag) Dáil Talk

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

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

# emigration - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie School-leavers and graduates make up larger chunk of emigrants than last year Who Goes There?

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

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

# emigration - Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Vlog: Leaving it all behind… one emigrant’s story of saying goodbye to Ireland Leaving On A Jet Plane

Vlog: Leaving it all behind… one emigrant’s story of saying goodbye to Ireland

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

# emigration - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

# emigration - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These emigrants explain the barriers that are keeping them from coming home Home Is Where The Heart Is

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

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

# emigration - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: “We owe them a debt of gratitude.” Ancestors

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

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

# emigration - Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad Emigration

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad

And current trainees may be following suit…

# emigration - Friday 29 August, 2014

# emigration - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland State Of The Nation

Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland

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

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

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