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#Emigration

From TheJournal.ie Funeral takes place in Dublin of Irish emigrant who died alone in London Joseph Tuohy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New process will make it easier for non-European partners of Irish citizens to work here Emigration

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

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

From TheJournal.ie More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009 Emigration

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

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

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

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

‘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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 18th century coffin carrier used in workhouses during Irish famine on display History

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish emigrant: 'I'm more concerned now about the Great Barrier Reef than the Irish summer' Column

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

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie From Patricio Lynch to Che Guevara: The story of the Cuban revolutionary's Irish links Ché Mo Laoch

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

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

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

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 '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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 '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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

10 little problems every Irish emigrant will understand

That pale, sickly American butter. Pssh.

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.

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”.

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

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 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.

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