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# diaspora - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction
# Irish On Film
# Irish On Film

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 17,821 Views 37 Comments

Dr Seán Crosson of NUI Galway looks at the treatment of historical Irish figures on film and says history will often suffer at the hands of dramatic effect.

# diaspora - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Ireland will not forget its citizens abroad during this Covid-19 pandemic
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Ireland will not forget its citizens abroad during this Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 11th 2020, 3:00 PM 30,089 Views 33 Comments

Minister for the Diaspora Ciarán Cannon says Irish people living abroad must be helped feel part of a community.

# diaspora - Friday 24 January, 2020

From Exile to Ireland U20: McNulty another example of IQ recruitment value
# U20 RUGBY
From The42
# U20 RUGBY

From Exile to Ireland U20: McNulty another example of IQ recruitment value

Jan 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,341 Views 2 Comments

Born and raised in Bath, the exciting Connacht back is set to aid Ireland in the U20 Six Nations

# diaspora - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,560 Views 5 Comments

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

# diaspora - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

New festival series to try entice the diaspora to visit Ireland
# Don't Be Shy
# Don't Be Shy

New festival series to try entice the diaspora to visit Ireland

Aug 21st 2018, 3:03 PM 12,801 Views 10 Comments

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

# diaspora - Thursday 16 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 16th 2018, 7:56 AM 10,672 Views 1 Comment

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

# diaspora - Thursday 15 March, 2018

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

Mar 15th 2018, 10:25 PM 33,362 Views 69 Comments

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

# diaspora - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 29,399 Views 48 Comments

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?

# diaspora - Sunday 14 May, 2017

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

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

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

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

# diaspora - Saturday 13 May, 2017

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

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

May 13th 2017, 7:00 AM 22,905 Views 29 Comments

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

# diaspora - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Government approves selling parts of Irish TV to Irish diaspora newspaper
# The Irish Post
# The Irish Post

Government approves selling parts of Irish TV to Irish diaspora newspaper

Apr 27th 2017, 1:20 PM 10,741 Views 13 Comments

The exact amount of the sale isn’t known.

# diaspora - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Apr 18th 2017, 7:46 AM 52,681 Views 72 Comments

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

# diaspora - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 22nd 2017, 6:01 PM 11,440 Views 67 Comments

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

# diaspora - Monday 13 March, 2017

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

Mar 13th 2017, 9:50 AM 8,925 Views 70 Comments

Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.

# diaspora - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Meet the Cork business sending hampers of Barry's Tea to the diaspora this Christmas
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

Meet the Cork business sending hampers of Barry's Tea to the diaspora this Christmas

Dec 14th 2016, 7:54 PM 12,310 Views 9 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Cork-based Town and Country Hampers.

# diaspora - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award

Sep 17th 2016, 12:51 PM 10,000 Views 33 Comments

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

# diaspora - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

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

Pro12 to continue 'very positive' USA expansion discussions

Aug 24th 2016, 1:00 AM 7,308 Views 19 Comments

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

# diaspora - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year
# Wherever Green In Worn
# Wherever Green In Worn

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

Jul 12th 2016, 2:42 PM 13,626 Views 101 Comments

The diaspora minister made the referendum announcement this week.

# diaspora - Friday 24 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 24th 2016, 8:00 PM 27,751 Views 108 Comments

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

# diaspora - Saturday 23 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 23rd 2016, 3:22 PM 66,010 Views 62 Comments

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

# diaspora - Sunday 27 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 27th 2015, 3:41 PM 34,389 Views 38 Comments

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

# diaspora - Friday 27 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 27th 2015, 10:27 AM 32,586 Views 9 Comments

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

# diaspora - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Husband detained after Irish woman is found dead in the Netherlands
# Den Bosch
# Den Bosch

Husband detained after Irish woman is found dead in the Netherlands

Nov 12th 2015, 10:58 PM 41,355 Views 0 Comments

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

# diaspora - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 11th 2015, 7:54 PM 32,895 Views 63 Comments

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

# diaspora - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

12 top Irish surnames and how they're spread across the world
# It's So Lonely...
From The Daily Edge
# It's So Lonely...

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

Nov 3rd 2015, 8:45 PM 15,498 Views 10 Comments

McCarthys, Ryans, O’Sullivans…

# diaspora - Sunday 25 October, 2015

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

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went

Oct 25th 2015, 11:15 AM 46,410 Views 86 Comments

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

# diaspora - Friday 28 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 28th 2015, 7:54 PM 13,588 Views 23 Comments

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

# diaspora - Thursday 20 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 21,375 Views 82 Comments

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

# diaspora - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Emigration quiz: Where does your heart reside, Ireland or abroad?
# On A Jetplane
# On A Jetplane

Emigration quiz: Where does your heart reside, Ireland or abroad?

Aug 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 33,789 Views 14 Comments

Have you gone native or are you coming home?

# diaspora - Thursday 9 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 9th 2015, 6:30 AM 16,055 Views 14 Comments

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

# diaspora - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Jun 7th 2015, 3:24 PM 18,667 Views 17 Comments

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

# diaspora - Friday 29 May, 2015

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home
# Come Home
# Come Home

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home

May 29th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,169 Views 65 Comments

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

# diaspora - Friday 22 May, 2015

These are the stories of four people who came #HomeToVote
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

These are the stories of four people who came #HomeToVote

May 22nd 2015, 8:43 PM 15,962 Views 40 Comments

This was their journey.

# diaspora - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Why is Ireland snubbing talented citizens who live abroad?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why is Ireland snubbing talented citizens who live abroad?

May 13th 2015, 8:00 AM 51 Views 68 Comments

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.

# diaspora - Saturday 9 May, 2015

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

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

May 9th 2015, 1:55 PM 17,755 Views 127 Comments

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

# diaspora - Monday 16 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 16th 2015, 6:30 AM 13,346 Views 82 Comments

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

# diaspora - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here's a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has)
# Mind How You Go
# Mind How You Go

Here's a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has)

Mar 6th 2015, 6:08 AM 16,415 Views 17 Comments

A new website has been launched to offer advice to emigrants, tapping into the wisdom of 500 who already have.

# diaspora - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Column: An anatomy of one family’s emigration
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

Column: An anatomy of one family’s emigration

Feb 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 614 Views 17 Comments

A generation on, we’re still scattered across the US, England and Australia.

# diaspora - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

The Irish pub is set to become even harder to ignore on your holidays
# Resistance Is Futile
# Resistance Is Futile

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

Jan 20th 2015, 5:19 PM 27,707 Views 42 Comments

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

# diaspora - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum
# U-turn
# U-turn

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

Jan 15th 2015, 6:28 PM 16,576 Views 95 Comments

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

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