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

Nov 13th 2018, 11:46 AM 35,836 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Jun 9th 2018, 9:00 AM 39,788 Views 80 Comments

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.

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

Mar 8th 2018, 8:52 AM 14,742 Views 44 Comments

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

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork
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Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork

Jan 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,180 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Oct 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 7,298 Views 20 Comments

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

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau
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Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau

Aug 20th 2017, 6:44 PM 55,460 Views 132 Comments

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

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

Jul 20th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,546 Views 6 Comments

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

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

May 14th 2017, 9:30 AM 179 Views 173 Comments

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

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

May 3rd 2017, 9:54 PM 17,199 Views 63 Comments

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

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa
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Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Apr 18th 2017, 7:46 AM 52,707 Views 72 Comments

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

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

Mar 12th 2017, 6:19 PM 29,006 Views 146 Comments

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

A new subscription box service for emigrants promises you tasty Irish treats every month
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

A new subscription box service for emigrants promises you tasty Irish treats every month

Feb 1st 2017, 11:26 AM 22,161 Views 15 Comments

Yaaaaaaaaaas.

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

Jan 4th 2017, 4:21 PM 20,464 Views 0 Comments

Police say Patrick Shannon assaulted police officers.

All Irish people in London will relate heavily to this lad's snarky tribute to the city
# A Hell Of A Town
# A Hell Of A Town

All Irish people in London will relate heavily to this lad's snarky tribute to the city

Nov 25th 2016, 7:56 PM 9,949 Views 1 Comment

The glamour of it all!

This Irish lad got a $750 tip from a customer to help pay for a trip home with his new baby
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# Top Tip

This Irish lad got a $750 tip from a customer to help pay for a trip home with his new baby

Nov 22nd 2016, 8:15 AM 13,295 Views 0 Comments

D’aw.

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia
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# Irish Abroad

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

Mar 6th 2016, 4:30 PM 7,506 Views 0 Comments

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
# Don't Trust The Guinness
# Don't Trust The Guinness

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

Dec 21st 2015, 4:53 PM 7,882 Views 2 Comments

“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
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# Emigrants

7 simple gifts to send your emigrant mates this Christmas

Dec 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 13,596 Views 0 Comments

Go on, be a paaaal.

The 17 foods Irish emigrants miss the most
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# I'll Be Missing You

The 17 foods Irish emigrants miss the most

Dec 6th 2015, 8:15 PM 29,511 Views 17 Comments

The cravings.

Here is every Irish emigrant's least favourite joke
# End This Tyranny
# End This Tyranny

Here is every Irish emigrant's least favourite joke

Nov 23rd 2015, 9:54 AM 16,505 Views 4 Comments

STOP IT NOW.

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went
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This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went

Oct 25th 2015, 11:15 AM 46,584 Views 86 Comments

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
# Oh Canada
# Oh Canada

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

Jun 26th 2015, 1:47 PM 4,405 Views 1 Comment

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

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home
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Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home

May 29th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,175 Views 65 Comments

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

Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud
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Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud

Apr 14th 2015, 7:53 AM 22,805 Views 42 Comments

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

Irish man pardoned for murder conviction 74 years after his execution
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Irish man pardoned for murder conviction 74 years after his execution

Apr 1st 2015, 4:49 PM 23,983 Views 31 Comments

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

Irishman in London launches campaign encouraging ex-pats to 'get the boat' to vote in referendum
# Get The Boat
# Get The Boat

Irishman in London launches campaign encouraging ex-pats to 'get the boat' to vote in referendum

Feb 20th 2015, 1:14 PM 5,873 Views 15 Comments

What’s it all about?

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

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

Feb 13th 2015, 10:37 AM 4,560 Views 2 Comments

“I thought it was a fridge or something!”

Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye
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Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:45 PM 64,673 Views 150 Comments

Get the tissues out.

12 annoying things people say to emigrants when they're home for Christmas
# Could You Not
# Could You Not

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

Dec 23rd 2014, 12:57 PM 52,495 Views 51 Comments

Do they have Christmas over there?

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

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

Dec 22nd 2014, 8:58 PM 11,830 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Nov 24th 2014, 4:38 PM 19,950 Views 37 Comments

Communities in Sydney and Melbourne will benefit most.

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

Nov 13th 2014, 9:52 AM 15,795 Views 145 Comments

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

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

Nov 13th 2014, 8:15 AM 196 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Oct 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 10,406 Views 0 Comments

Kenny Meyler was stabbed in Perth in February 2013.

Aaron McKenna: How can we bring our emigrants home?
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Aaron McKenna: How can we bring our emigrants home?

Oct 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 165 Views 102 Comments

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

SPIN 1038 helped three Irish girls surprise their mammies with an Australian homecoming
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# Surprise

SPIN 1038 helped three Irish girls surprise their mammies with an Australian homecoming

Aug 7th 2014, 9:37 AM 4,882 Views 5 Comments

Get a tissue.

Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish
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Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish

Jun 18th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,695 Views 37 Comments

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

Gilmore to go to Washington to discuss illegal Irish
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Gilmore to go to Washington to discuss illegal Irish

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:30 AM 9,833 Views 68 Comments

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

The 11 most annoying things you can say to an Irish emigrant
# Out Forr'n
# Out Forr'n

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

May 4th 2014, 8:15 PM 96,513 Views 85 Comments

So, how long are you back for?

Irish people abroad really want one thing from the old country
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Irish people abroad really want one thing from the old country

Apr 23rd 2014, 8:59 PM 36,380 Views 63 Comments

Spoiler: it involves the right to vote.

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