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#Emigration

# emigration - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence' Emigration

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

# emigration - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work RSCI

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

# emigration - Friday 7 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Letter from Down Under: 'Our attorney general argued that people have the right to be bigots' Column

Letter from Down Under: 'Our attorney general argued that people have the right to be bigots'

I call it home but it’s a shame that Australia is still very much a work in progress, writes Irish emigrant Philip Lynch.

# emigration - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It was like landing on the moon': Finding the fate of Irish Famine orphans sent to Australia Mayo Orphan Girls

'It was like landing on the moon': Finding the fate of Irish Famine orphans sent to Australia

A woman researching their fate tells us their story.

# emigration - Sunday 4 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Famine emigration stories: Corkman who made it to US went to war in exchange for land for his family Emigration

Famine emigration stories: Corkman who made it to US went to war in exchange for land for his family

Between 1845 and 1851 around 1.2 million people left Ireland, a new exhibition looks at some of their stories.

# emigration - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie An Irish emigrant: 'I knew I wouldn't make it back home in time to say goodbye' Missing You

An Irish emigrant: 'I knew I wouldn't make it back home in time to say goodbye'

Technology meant I could still chat with my family every day but I was too far away when my brother suddenly got very sick, writes Romy Delaney.

# emigration - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Returning emigrants say car insurance, jobs and finding somewhere to live are the biggest problems Been So Long Now

Returning emigrants say car insurance, jobs and finding somewhere to live are the biggest problems

Overwhelmingly, being closer to family is given as the main reason for return.

# emigration - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Kiwis first': New Zealand joins Australia in tightening visa rules Verified By Visa

'Kiwis first': New Zealand joins Australia in tightening visa rules

Irish people wishing to enter New Zealand under a skilled visa will have to earn $48,859 a year.

# emigration - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Emigrating to Australia: 'I’ve learned that home is home' Column

Emigrating to Australia: 'I’ve learned that home is home'

Moving to Australia at just eleven was daunting but taught me lots about myself, writes Aimee Murphy.

# emigration - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'You are not alone': Irish women in London have been anonymously sharing their secrets Cailíní Secret

'You are not alone': Irish women in London have been anonymously sharing their secrets

2,000 blank postcards were sent to Irish women across London to take part in the project.

# emigration - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Play remembers the "forgotten generation" of Irish men who emigrated to London Kings Of Kilburn

Play remembers the "forgotten generation" of Irish men who emigrated to London

We speak to an actor in the play about its importance.

# emigration - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'We only hire Australians' - The experience of Irish people in Australia No Irish Here

'We only hire Australians' - The experience of Irish people in Australia

Have you had a similar experience?

# emigration - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pat Shortt's new drama explores how families deal with emigration and cancer Smalltown

Pat Shortt's new drama explores how families deal with emigration and cancer

Shortt said he thinks Smalltown will create the ‘water-cooler chat’ that TV series such as Love/Hate and Charlie have in the past.

# emigration - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish in Britain being 'lovebombed' into staying in EU - but why? Opinion

Irish in Britain being 'lovebombed' into staying in EU - but why?

Irish government is sending in the troops to support the anti-Brexit side, writes historian Bryce Evans, without giving Irish emigrants anything back.

# emigration - Saturday 30 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Why do Irish people leave Ireland - and what happens when they do? Emigration

Why do Irish people leave Ireland - and what happens when they do?

A new exhibition tells the stories of the Irish people.

# emigration - Sunday 6 March, 2016

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia Irish Abroad This post contains videos

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

It’s, like, the law over there? Or something?

# emigration - Thursday 3 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Former Dublin mayor Royston Brady has a bone to pick with ‘pyjama-wearing’ water charge boycotters Royston Weighs In

Former Dublin mayor Royston Brady has a bone to pick with ‘pyjama-wearing’ water charge boycotters

Ex-Fianna Fáil councillor Royston Brady says he has no problem with paying for water in his adopted home of Florida.

# emigration - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Home to what?': Emigrants want a say in who runs the show while they're living abroad Opinion

'Home to what?': Emigrants want a say in who runs the show while they're living abroad

Barry Johnston says emigrants are exercised about having no say in the kind of country they would one day like to return to.

# emigration - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 218 Irish arrested and deported from Australia since 2010 And Stay Out

218 Irish arrested and deported from Australia since 2010

There has been a steady increase in the number of people overstaying their welcome over the past five years.

# emigration - Sunday 24 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Promoting ‘brand Ireland’ with a film about emigration? I’m not comfortable with that Opinion

Promoting ‘brand Ireland’ with a film about emigration? I’m not comfortable with that

There’s something weird about a media and government cheering on a movie about emigration, writes Julien Mercille.

# emigration - Thursday 17 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish family to spend first Christmas together in 12 years as parents follow kids to Australia Emigration

Irish family to spend first Christmas together in 12 years as parents follow kids to Australia

Janet and Eugene found being separated from their children and grandchildren unbearable.

# emigration - Sunday 25 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went Emigration

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went

One in six people born in Ireland are still living abroad.

# emigration - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

10 little problems every Irish emigrant will understand

That pale, sickly American butter. Pssh.

# emigration - Friday 18 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The economy may be on the up, but one in six people born here still live abroad Not Coming Home

The economy may be on the up, but one in six people born here still live abroad

The ‘brain exchange’ of both highly-educated emigrants and immigrants remains a significant threat to an Irish recovery according to a new report.

# emigration - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'We're sleepwalking into a nightmare': People are loving this man's anti-emigration rant Close The Borders

'We're sleepwalking into a nightmare': People are loving this man's anti-emigration rant

“You can’t walk down a street in Jamaica or Hong Kong or India without hearing someone speaking English”.

# emigration - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four charts that show how Irish students are feeling much more confident about Ireland Green Green Grass Of Home

# emigration - Monday 3 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Like many other graduates, I left Ireland knowing I wanted to come back Column

Like many other graduates, I left Ireland knowing I wanted to come back

Some days I ache for Dublin. I long for its old haunts, restaurants, pubs, faces, places.

# emigration - Sunday 2 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Emigration quiz: Where does your heart reside, Ireland or abroad? On A Jetplane

Emigration quiz: Where does your heart reside, Ireland or abroad?

Have you gone native or are you coming home?

# emigration - Monday 27 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie After too many tearful airport goodbyes, I couldn't be happier to be home from Australia Opinion

After too many tearful airport goodbyes, I couldn't be happier to be home from Australia

There’s a feeling that Dublin, at least, is alive and thriving again.

# emigration - Saturday 11 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie From Boston to Blanchardstown, how we speak is a part of our identity. Let's be proud of it. Opinion

From Boston to Blanchardstown, how we speak is a part of our identity. Let's be proud of it.

The world-renowned Boston accent is in decline. Similarly, people from sections of cities or rural Ireland often moderate the way they speak. But why?

# emigration - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Emigration and Ireland: The evolution of how we say goodbye Opinion

Emigration and Ireland: The evolution of how we say goodbye

The folklore of the emigrant – from Paddy’s Green Shamrock Shore to The Fairytale of New York.

# emigration - Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie When I left Ireland, I thought I wouldn’t be gone long. But emigration sneaks up on you. Opinion

When I left Ireland, I thought I wouldn’t be gone long. But emigration sneaks up on you.

After spending the best part of a decade in Australia, I decided to give Ireland another go. I soon realised I hardly knew anyone. My social cohort had simply disappeared.

# emigration - Friday 29 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the government doing enough to bring emigrants home? Open Arms This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the government doing enough to bring emigrants home?

The Taoiseach is confident.

From TheJournal.ie Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home Come Home

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home

Many emigrants feel they have to wait longer than they want before a return is realistic.

# emigration - Friday 22 May, 2015

Referendum Day: 4 stories of people who came #HomeToVote

This was their journey.

# emigration - Friday 8 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people still LOVE Australia Oh Hai Alf

Irish people still LOVE Australia

Well, it is the birthplace of Home and Away.

# emigration - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland isn't as welcoming as it used to be Fáilte

Ireland isn't as welcoming as it used to be

But we’re less worried about the impact immigration could have on education and health services.

# 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.

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