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#Emigration

# emigration - Saturday 24 September, 2022

Poll: Would you consider leaving Ireland due to the high cost of living?
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Poll: Would you consider leaving Ireland due to the high cost of living?

Sat 12:51 PM 58,789 Views 61 Comments

A recent poll found that seven out of 10 young people are considering moving abroad in search of a better quality of life.

# emigration - Monday 16 May, 2022

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

May 16th 2022, 12:05 AM 37,295 Views 25 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

# emigration - Monday 31 January, 2022

44% increase in the number of Irish doctors emigrating to Australia since 2018
# Emigration
# Emigration

44% increase in the number of Irish doctors emigrating to Australia since 2018

Jan 31st 2022, 12:05 AM 38,480 Views 62 Comments
  • Young doctors are leaving Ireland for Australia for a better work-life balance, better training opportunities, and a better working environment.
  • There were 391 visa applications granted to Irish doctors last year - an increase of 59 visas, despite pandemic travel restrictions in place.
  • Australia's retention policies for healthcare workers has been praised as something Ireland can learn from.

# emigration - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

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

Open Thread: Tell us about your experience of migration

Updated Sep 14th 2021, 10:14 AM 15,450 Views 28 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.

# emigration - Thursday 2 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 2nd 2020, 9:00 PM 55,913 Views 79 Comments

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

# emigration - Friday 27 September, 2019

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

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

Updated Sep 27th 2019, 12:15 PM 44,273 Views 23 Comments

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

# emigration - Monday 19 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,485 Views 48 Comments

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

# emigration - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 28th 2018, 2:23 PM 15,568 Views 57 Comments

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

# emigration - Friday 10 August, 2018

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

'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 37,368 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.

# emigration - Saturday 2 June, 2018

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'

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 34,126 Views 20 Comments

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

# emigration - Saturday 19 May, 2018

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

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

May 19th 2018, 9:15 AM 11,535 Views 13 Comments

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

# emigration - Sunday 1 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 1st 2018, 7:30 PM 561 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.

# emigration - Friday 19 January, 2018

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork

Jan 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,215 Views 23 Comments

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

# emigration - Saturday 13 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,994 Views 69 Comments

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

# emigration - Monday 25 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 25th 2017, 12:01 PM 46,481 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.

# emigration - Saturday 9 December, 2017

This Irish woman flew all the way to Vancouver to give her hungover brother a Lucozade
# Hangover Cure
From The Daily Edge
# Hangover Cure

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

Dec 9th 2017, 10:48 AM 12,858 Views 14 Comments

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

# emigration - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 7,315 Views 20 Comments

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

# emigration - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,551 Views 87 Comments

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

# emigration - Friday 7 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,870 Views 85 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.

# emigration - Sunday 18 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 25,885 Views 11 Comments

A woman researching their fate tells us their story.

# emigration - Sunday 4 June, 2017

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

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 19,636 Views 12 Comments

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

# emigration - Saturday 3 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:30 PM 944 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.

# emigration - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Returning emigrants say car insurance, jobs and finding somewhere to live are the biggest problems
# Been So Long Now
# Been So Long Now

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

May 3rd 2017, 9:54 PM 17,225 Views 63 Comments

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

# emigration - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'Kiwis first': New Zealand joins Australia in tightening visa rules
# Verified By Visa
# Verified By Visa

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

Apr 19th 2017, 1:00 PM 20,079 Views 63 Comments

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

# emigration - Sunday 2 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 391 Views 37 Comments

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

# emigration - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 25th 2017, 3:30 PM 28,164 Views 55 Comments

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

# emigration - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Play remembers the "forgotten generation" of Irish men who emigrated to London
# Kings Of Kilburn
# Kings Of Kilburn

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

Nov 5th 2016, 7:00 PM 16,309 Views 27 Comments

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

# emigration - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

'We only hire Australians' - The experience of Irish people in Australia
# No Irish Here
# No Irish Here

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

Oct 5th 2016, 6:10 AM 42,376 Views 58 Comments

Have you had a similar experience?

# emigration - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 31st 2016, 8:30 PM 22,045 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.

# emigration - Sunday 5 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 5th 2016, 8:15 AM 357 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.

# emigration - Saturday 30 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 30th 2016, 9:30 AM 24,130 Views 98 Comments

A new exhibition tells the stories of the Irish people.

# emigration - Sunday 6 March, 2016

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia
# Irish Abroad
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Abroad

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

Mar 6th 2016, 4:30 PM 7,515 Views 0 Comments

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

# emigration - Thursday 3 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 3rd 2016, 3:32 PM 34,359 Views 140 Comments

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

# emigration - Thursday 11 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 11th 2016, 5:00 PM 226 Views 194 Comments

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

# emigration - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

218 Irish arrested and deported from Australia since 2010
# And Stay Out
# And Stay Out

218 Irish arrested and deported from Australia since 2010

Jan 26th 2016, 6:02 AM 31,204 Views 62 Comments

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

# emigration - Sunday 24 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 24th 2016, 6:30 PM 169 Views 139 Comments

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

# emigration - Thursday 17 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 17th 2015, 4:45 PM 34,122 Views 54 Comments

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

# emigration - 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 46,732 Views 86 Comments

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

# emigration - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

10 little problems every Irish emigrant will understand
# Not So Grand
From The Daily Edge
# Not So Grand

10 little problems every Irish emigrant will understand

Oct 14th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,563 Views 2 Comments

That pale, sickly American butter. Pssh.

# emigration - Friday 18 September, 2015

The economy may be on the up, but one in six people born here still live abroad
# Not Coming Home
# Not Coming Home

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

Sep 18th 2015, 2:00 AM 11,506 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.

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