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Open Thread: Tell us about your experience of migration
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Open Thread: Tell us about your experience of migration

Updated Sep 14th 2021, 10:14 AM 15,181 Views 27 Comments

The Good Information Project wants to hear your experience of migration, living abroad for work or study – or coming to Ireland to build a new life.

Opinion: I went to Australia to figure out why so many Irish doctors are moving away
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Opinion: I went to Australia to figure out why so many Irish doctors are moving away

Jan 2nd 2020, 9:00 PM 54,563 Views 79 Comments

The deterioration of job quality and extreme working hours are a key driver of emigration for Irish doctors.

Funeral takes place in Dublin of Irish emigrant who died alone in London
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Funeral takes place in Dublin of Irish emigrant who died alone in London

Updated Sep 27th 2019, 12:15 PM 44,200 Views 23 Comments

The funeral of Joseph Tuohy took place in Dublin this morning.

New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here
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New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,373 Views 48 Comments

Partners of Irish citizens can now apply for permission to reside in the country before they travel to Ireland.

More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009
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More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009

Aug 28th 2018, 2:23 PM 15,526 Views 57 Comments

Net outward migration of Irish nationals peaked at 29,600 in 2012.

'Living with your parents in your late 20s isn't not going to kill you but it’s uncomfortable, it’s stifling'
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'Living with your parents in your late 20s isn't not going to kill you but it’s uncomfortable, it’s stifling'

Aug 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 37,221 Views 79 Comments

‘I want to move forward but I’m being forced to take a step back and move back home because of the current rental market’, writes Brigid O’Dea.

Column: 'Some 90 years after my maternal grandparents left Ireland, I am returning' From TheJournal.ie

Column: 'Some 90 years after my maternal grandparents left Ireland, I am returning'

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 34,092 Views 20 Comments

My sense of humour and rose-tinted glasses are polished and ready, writes Matthew Conway.

18th century coffin carrier used in workhouses during Irish famine on display
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18th century coffin carrier used in workhouses during Irish famine on display

May 19th 2018, 9:15 AM 11,439 Views 13 Comments

Some workhouses cut costs by using a coffin with a hinged door so they could lifted from the grave and reused.

Irish emigrant: 'I'm more concerned now about the Great Barrier Reef than the Irish summer'
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Irish emigrant: 'I'm more concerned now about the Great Barrier Reef than the Irish summer'

Apr 1st 2018, 7:30 PM 547 Views 41 Comments

Emigrants don’t really have much choice – unless we want to spend our life looking back wistfully and wondering about what might have been if we’d stayed, writes Philip Lynch.

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 9,170 Views 24 Comments

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

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports
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Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Jan 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,815 Views 69 Comments

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

From Patricio Lynch to Che Guevara: The story of the Cuban revolutionary's Irish links
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From Patricio Lynch to Che Guevara: The story of the Cuban revolutionary's Irish links

Dec 25th 2017, 12:01 PM 43,927 Views 70 Comments

We spoke to Epic, the Irish emigration museum about the Irish lineage behind Che Guevara, Rihanna and the US social activist Mother Jones.

This Irish woman flew all the way to Vancouver to give her hungover brother a Lucozade
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This Irish woman flew all the way to Vancouver to give her hungover brother a Lucozade

Dec 9th 2017, 10:48 AM 12,800 Views 14 Comments

Well if anyone deserves a World’s Best Sister mug…

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 7,291 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Sep 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,456 Views 87 Comments

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

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

Jul 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,808 Views 81 Comments

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

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

Jun 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 25,744 Views 7 Comments

A woman researching their fate tells us their story.

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

Jun 4th 2017, 8:15 AM 19,443 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:30 PM 910 Views 19 Comments

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.

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 17,196 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Apr 19th 2017, 1:00 PM 20,056 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 323 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Jan 25th 2017, 3:30 PM 28,123 Views 55 Comments

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

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

Nov 5th 2016, 7:00 PM 16,215 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Oct 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 42,146 Views 58 Comments

Have you had a similar experience?

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

Aug 31st 2016, 8:30 PM 21,935 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Jun 5th 2016, 8:15 AM 326 Views 127 Comments

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

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

Apr 30th 2016, 9:30 AM 24,035 Views 94 Comments

A new exhibition tells the stories of the Irish people.

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

Mar 6th 2016, 4:30 PM 7,505 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Mar 3rd 2016, 3:32 PM 34,245 Views 140 Comments

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

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

Feb 11th 2016, 5:00 PM 168 Views 195 Comments

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

218 Irish arrested and deported from Australia since 2010
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218 Irish arrested and deported from Australia since 2010

Jan 26th 2016, 6:02 AM 31,163 Views 62 Comments

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

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

Jan 24th 2016, 6:30 PM 134 Views 139 Comments

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

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

Dec 17th 2015, 4:45 PM 34,099 Views 54 Comments

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

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 46,473 Views 86 Comments

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

10 little problems every Irish emigrant will understand
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10 little problems every Irish emigrant will understand

Oct 14th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,532 Views 2 Comments

That pale, sickly American butter. Pssh.

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

Sep 18th 2015, 2:00 AM 11,447 Views 71 Comments

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

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

Sep 8th 2015, 7:52 PM 43,160 Views 100 Comments

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

Four charts that show how Irish students are feeling much more confident about Ireland
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Four charts that show how Irish students are feeling much more confident about Ireland

Aug 15th 2015, 7:30 AM 8,787 Views 18 Comments

It’s all change from four years ago.

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

Aug 3rd 2015, 8:00 AM 480 Views 58 Comments

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

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