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Emigration

# 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
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.

# emigration - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Leaving to work in Australia? Make sure you know your rights Emigration

Leaving to work in Australia? Make sure you know your rights

A pamphlet published by two unions and Sinn Féin gives details of pay conditions as well as contact information for groups offering support to Irish migrants in the country.

# emigration - Monday 3 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie If you’re for voting rights for Irish abroad the EU is on your side Gallant Allies

If you’re for voting rights for Irish abroad the EU is on your side

The European Commission intervention comes as the ‘We’re Coming Back’ group make a submission to Irish Government arguing for voting rights.

# emigration - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Venezuela’s youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination Best And Brightest

Venezuela’s youth are abandoning their homeland, Ireland is their destination

Sometimes the lines outside the Irish consulate in Caracas are 200 people deep, forcing a rotating cadre of self-appointed leaders to maintain a 24-hour vigil to stop queue jumpers.

# emigration - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Older generation feeling ‘harsh impact’ of emigration, says helpline Loneliness

Older generation feeling ‘harsh impact’ of emigration, says helpline

Senior Help Line has seen a “worrying” increase in the number of calls.

# emigration - Monday 27 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish man in Australia gets jail sentence for drunken attack on a bouncer Irish Abroad

Irish man in Australia gets jail sentence for drunken attack on a bouncer

Nine news reports that Diarmaid Dooley will spend between 8 months to a year in jail.

# emigration - Monday 20 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia Down Under

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

It must be the law over there, or something.

# emigration - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Our emigrated youth are still part of this country Opinion

Column: Our emigrated youth are still part of this country

As Ireland begins to recover its economy but continues to lose its youth, it’s more important than ever to forge strong ties with our diaspora, writes David Shanahan Burns.

# emigration - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Phil Prendergast: 8 reasons why pylons should not go ahead Opinion

Phil Prendergast: 8 reasons why pylons should not go ahead

MEP outlines her arguments for opposing Eirgrid’s Gridlink infrastructure plan, which would see giant pylons across rural areas.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Operation Emigration – is the Government trying to give us the shove? Opinion

Column: Operation Emigration – is the Government trying to give us the shove?

High youth unemployment, education cuts, and JobBridge… am I the only one thinking the Government is trying to get rid of us?

# emigration - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: Leave a Christmas message for your loved ones Missing You

Open Thread: Leave a Christmas message for your loved ones

Are you working out time difference to see when your loved ones will be up? Send your thoughts to those you’re missing.

# emigration - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote Emigration

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote

The We’re Coming Back is campaign says Ireland “completely disenfranchises its emigrants”.

# emigration - Monday 16 December, 2013

Home for Christmas? Stay and check out job prospects says recruiter

Recruitment agency Servisource says that there are particular skill shortages in the areas of nursing and construction.

# emigration - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From The Score Over 600 Tipperary GAA club players have emigrated in the last five years Player Drain

Over 600 Tipperary GAA club players have emigrated in the last five years

Approximately one-fifth have returned to Ireland in the same time frame.

# emigration - Friday 29 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: The Irish Christmas song dedicated to emigrants Totes Emosh
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