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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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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.
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.
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.
Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork
Concerns have been raised about the lack of graduates finding employment in regional areas.
Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'
Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.
Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau
The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.
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.
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.
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.
Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa
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?
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
Irishman in Canada charged with breaking into bank by driving car through front door
Police say Patrick Shannon assaulted police officers.
All Irish people in London will relate heavily to this lad's snarky tribute to the city
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
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
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.
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.
Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud
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
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
What’s it all about?
Irish mammy completely loses the plot over emigrant sons' surprise homecoming
“I thought it was a fridge or something!”
Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye
Get the tissues out.
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.
Here's how much we're spending to support Irish emigrants in Australia
Communities in Sydney and Melbourne will benefit most.
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.
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.
Man accused of killing Wexford man in Australia 'can't remember what happened'
Kenny Meyler was stabbed in Perth in February 2013.
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.
SPIN 1038 helped three Irish girls surprise their mammies with an Australian homecoming
Get a tissue.
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.
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?
Irish people abroad really want one thing from the old country
Spoiler: it involves the right to vote.