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From TheJournal.ie Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today Irish Abroad

Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today

Ten people, chosen from 148 nominations, are set to be honoured by President Higgins today.

From TheJournal.ie New festival series to try entice the diaspora to visit Ireland Don't Be Shy

New festival series to try entice the diaspora to visit Ireland

The first events receiving funding from the scheme will take place this October in Limerick and Donegal.

From The42 'My aunties have been giving me some good home cooking every weekend' Diaspora

'My aunties have been giving me some good home cooking every weekend'

Ulster’s new signing Will Addison is feeling right at home in the province.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar presents Donald Trump with bowl of shamrock in St Patrick's Day ceremony

Leo Varadkar presents Donald Trump with bowl of shamrock in St Patrick's Day ceremony

Varadkar was speaking at the St Patrick’s Day ceremony at the White House.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA? Diaspora

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?

The oft-quoted figure of 50,000 undocumented Irish immigrants in the US has been disputed recently. Is it really much, much lower than that?

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Emigrants care about Ireland. We love Ireland. Give us the vote' Voting Rights

Opinion: 'Emigrants care about Ireland. We love Ireland. Give us the vote'

It’s time for Ireland to catch up with our EU neighbours, and give emigrants the vote, writes Senator Billy Lawless.

From The42 The IRFU is serious about bringing in Irish-qualified talent from around the world Irish Abroad

The IRFU is serious about bringing in Irish-qualified talent from around the world

Joe Lydon explains what he’ll be doing as head of the union’s new IQ Rugby programme.

From TheJournal.ie Government approves selling parts of Irish TV to Irish diaspora newspaper The Irish Post

Government approves selling parts of Irish TV to Irish diaspora newspaper

The exact amount of the sale isn’t known.

From TheJournal.ie Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa Irish Abroad

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad Diaspora

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad

Any changes would likely not be in place until before the 2025 presidential election.

From TheJournal.ie Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote Irish Abroad

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.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Cork business sending hampers of Barry's Tea to the diaspora this Christmas Food And Drink

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.

From TheJournal.ie Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award Irish Abroad

Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award

“He always reflected all that is good about Ireland and the Irish community in Britain.”

From The42 Pro12 to continue 'very positive' USA expansion discussions New Frontiers

Pro12 to continue 'very positive' USA expansion discussions

Managing director Martin Anayi is in favour of reducing the number of games in the league.

From TheJournal.ie A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year Wherever Green In Worn This post contains a poll

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year

The diaspora minister made the referendum announcement this week.

From TheJournal.ie "That's just not the country that I want to live in" - Irish immigrants worry about a future in the UK Changed Utterly

"That's just not the country that I want to live in" - Irish immigrants worry about a future in the UK

We spoke to Irish people living in London about their worries over the referendum result.

From TheJournal.ie Sydney's St Patrick's Day parade has been cancelled Paddy's Day

Sydney's St Patrick's Day parade has been cancelled

Funding and street closures mean the event is off this year.

From TheJournal.ie Home for Christmas? This massive Irish company wants to give you a job, make you stay Jobs

Home for Christmas? This massive Irish company wants to give you a job, make you stay

Maybe there’s no need for that horrible airport goodbye?

From TheJournal.ie 'A truly difficult time' for Irish community in Australia after five deaths in one week Diaspora

'A truly difficult time' for Irish community in Australia after five deaths in one week

Five more Irish people are believed to have died in other countries this week.

From TheJournal.ie Husband detained after Irish woman is found dead in the Netherlands Den Bosch

Husband detained after Irish woman is found dead in the Netherlands

She has been named as 64-year-old Martina O’Brien-Viguurs, originally from Co Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie Man with Irish accent wanted in London for racist attack on a woman and her daughters Uxbridge

Man with Irish accent wanted in London for racist attack on a woman and her daughters

A group of men are accused of punching and racially abusing the woman and her daughters on a bus.

12 top Irish surnames and how they're spread across the world

McCarthys, Ryans, O’Sullivans…

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man with Irish accent wanted over "callous" assault on 80-year-old woman in London Antisocial Behaviour

Man with Irish accent wanted over "callous" assault on 80-year-old woman in London

The elderly victim had told a group of people to stop making noise in her flat complex.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's youngest minister slams Trump and his proposal to scrap the J-1 Shots Fired

Ireland's youngest minister slams Trump and his proposal to scrap the J-1

Simon Harris said that Trump “clearly doesn’t understand the programme or its purpose”.

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?

From TheJournal.ie Tell your auntie in Chicago! There's a simple new way to trace your Irish roots Who Do You Think You Are

Tell your auntie in Chicago! There's a simple new way to trace your Irish roots

Over 1,086 parish records are now available online and access is free.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration Irish Abroad

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.

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.

From TheJournal.ie These are the stories of four people who came #HomeToVote Diaspora

These are the stories of four people who came #HomeToVote

This was their journey.

From TheJournal.ie Why is Ireland snubbing talented citizens who live abroad? Opinion

Why is Ireland snubbing talented citizens who live abroad?

We need to attract experienced members of our diaspora back home to drive economic growth. Refusing them the right to vote pushes them further away.

From TheJournal.ie Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home Diaspora

Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home

They won’t be able to vote in elections and referendums here any time soon.

From TheJournal.ie Government has spent €700,000 sending Ministers abroad for St Patrick's Day since 2011 Flying The Swag

Government has spent €700,000 sending Ministers abroad for St Patrick's Day since 2011 Exclusive

If you think that’s steep, check out the previous government’s bill…

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish pub is set to become even harder to ignore on your holidays Resistance Is Futile

The Irish pub is set to become even harder to ignore on your holidays

New pubs network will see nearly 7,000 establishments worldwide working together.

From TheJournal.ie Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum U-turn

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum

The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.

From The42 New York club Shannon Gaels to get €250,000 funding from Irish Government Diaspora

New York club Shannon Gaels to get €250,000 funding from Irish Government

One of the city’s youngest GAA organisations wants to develop its current home in Queens.

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.

From TheJournal.ie New centenarians: 407 Irish people celebrated their 100th birthday in 2014 Aged 100
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