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From TheJournal.ie New regulations to make it easier for returning emigrants to get an Irish driving licence Driving

New regulations to make it easier for returning emigrants to get an Irish driving licence

People with non-exchangable full licences will now be able to take the driving test after six rather than 12 EDT lessons.

From TheJournal.ie Home to Vote: 'It was stressful, it was exhausting, and it was expensive' Voting Rights

Home to Vote: 'It was stressful, it was exhausting, and it was expensive'

Allowing emigrants to vote will help preserve a connection and sense of identity, will end the unnecessary spectacle of coming home to vote, writes Danny Rigg.

From TheJournal.ie Government offers advice to returning emigrants on how to get a home and access work Coming Home

Government offers advice to returning emigrants on how to get a home and access work

The report showed that, in 2016, around 26,000 emigrants returned home.

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork Job Fairy

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork

Concerns have been raised about the lack of graduates finding employment in regional areas.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau Trudeau Love

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness Mental Health

Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness

Helplink is offering six online counselling appointments to Irish emigrants in need.

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 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.

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 Evening Poll: Are you in favour of giving emigrants the right to vote in a presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Evening Poll: Are you in favour of giving emigrants the right to vote in a presidential election?

However, Enda didn’t specify when the referendum will take place.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman in Canada charged with breaking into bank by driving car through front door Regina

Irishman in Canada charged with breaking into bank by driving car through front door

Police say Patrick Shannon assaulted police officers.

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?

A comedian has penned an honest letter about what it's like to be an Irish emigrant

“I’m keen to avoid stereotypes, so I’ve been acting blasé around potatoes in general.”

7 simple gifts to send your emigrant mates this Christmas

Go on, be a paaaal.

The 17 foods Irish emigrants miss the most

The cravings.

Here is every Irish emigrant's least favourite joke End This Tyranny This post contains a poll
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.

This Irish emigrant captured his time in Canada by filming just a second a day

David Wogan has been living in Toronto for the past three years – this is his life.

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 Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud As Gaeilge

Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud

Applicants had previously been issued visas for Australia using the English version of their names.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man pardoned for murder conviction 74 years after his execution Harry Gleeson

Irish man pardoned for murder conviction 74 years after his execution

Harry Gleeson has received the State’s first posthumous pardon for murder.

Irish mammy completely loses the plot over emigrant sons' surprise homecoming

“I thought it was a fridge or something!”

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

12 annoying things people say to emigrants when they're home for Christmas

Do they have Christmas over there?

This woman is live-tweeting her mother's classic Irish Mammyisms for Christmas

Irish TV exec Helen O’Rahilly is back home for The Christmas. You know how it goes.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Irish abroad should have a vote in elections here? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Irish abroad should have a vote in elections here?

A report on the voting rights of Irish citizens abroad is being published today so we want to know your opinion on the topic.

From TheJournal.ie Irish abroad should have the right to vote back home. Here's why... Opinion

Irish abroad should have the right to vote back home. Here's why...

A report today will say that the government needs to accept the principle that voting rights should be extended to Irish citizens abroad.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of killing Wexford man in Australia 'can't remember what happened' Trial

Man accused of killing Wexford man in Australia 'can't remember what happened'

Kenny Meyler was stabbed in Perth in February 2013.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish Emigrants

Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish

The Tánaiste will also discuss the establishment of a visa regime for future legal migration between Ireland and the US.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore to go to Washington to discuss illegal Irish Undocumented

Gilmore to go to Washington to discuss illegal Irish

There are around 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US.

The 11 most annoying things you can say to an Irish emigrant

So, how long are you back for?

From TheJournal.ie Irish people abroad really want one thing from the old country Emigrants

Irish people abroad really want one thing from the old country

Spoiler: it involves the right to vote.

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