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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Emigration

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The Irish in England: How they view their ethnicity and nationality
New emigrants have helped “replenish an aging population of people who identify as Irish in Britain”.
Have you emigrated? How's your mam?
A new study says she might be depressed.
The NHS is planning a roadshow to nab some Irish nurses
There are 100 vacancies to be filled – and they’ll pay for registration and interim accommodation if you’re successful in getting one of the jobs.
Vlog: Emigrating with other people can be tough... emigrating alone can be much tougher
New surroundings, new climate and a language barrier – never mind not knowing anybody – can make settling into a different country hard.
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.
State of the Nation: Enda's under pressure (and that isn't even an Irish Water gag)
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
School-leavers and graduates make up larger chunk of emigrants than last year
18-29 year-olds comprise a whopping 78% of Irish visa applicants.
Vlog: Leaving it all behind... one emigrant's story of saying goodbye to Ireland
Young graduate Oisin Gregorian is making a video diary of his experience of leaving Ireland for Spain.
Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers
Plus: What percentage of people think the Irish economy will get better in the coming year?
These emigrants explain the barriers that are keeping them from coming home
The conference on return migration was organised by the National Youth Council of Ireland.
President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: "We owe them a debt of gratitude."
The story of Irish emigration is one to be proud of he argued.
20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad
And current trainees may be following suit…
The Briefcase: The biggest landlord in the land, wage rows and Limerick's new oil barons
This was the week in business.
Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland
Overall emigration by Irish citizens is down 20% from last year.
Brendan Quigley is back from New York and making Laois his home again
Last year’s New York football captain has returned to Laois to play hurling for the summer.
Gaelic games in Wembley, Dubai and beyond: Irish emigration through the eyes of the GAA
Here’s nine things we learned from Setanta Sports’ new documentary to be aired this week.
These politicians making waves abroad could have been your local TD
Irish emigration works in mysterious ways…
Living in Australia or Canada? Good choice says The Economist, Dublin not so much
Melbourne is the best city to live worldwide but Dublin is way down the list.
Opinion: We see the happier side of expat life splashed across Facebook – there's darkness too
The Irish like to save face a lot of the time, and especially when it comes to emigration.
Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years...
Back in 2004, my wife and I were anticipating the arrival of our second son and I had just set up my own business. Then the financial meltdown hit.
Thousands of certificates allowing doctors to work overseas granted
It follows fears of a manpower shortage in the health sector.
Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia
The man was surfing with two friends who were rescued.
What can the new diaspora minister do for the Irish abroad?
What once an aspirational concept is now a very real reality for many Irish families.
Rental prices, euro changes push Dublin up 'costliest cities for expats' survey
The annual Mercer survey provides a relative comparison of costs for expat workers in 211 cities around the world.
Moving to Ontario? You'll be able to swap your Irish driver's licence for a local one
New mutual exchange agreement reached for Irish people living and working in Ontario, and Ontarians living and working in Ireland.
Opinion: The undocumented Irish in the US need and deserve our help
About 50,000 Irish citizens currently live in the US without legal status – we can’t just turn our backs on them.
Good news for chefs, bricklayers and tilers planning on heading to Australia
The three trades have been added to Australia’s skilled professions list.
Bring potato cakes and a wad of cash: Advice on moving to London
Irish centre in London asks emigrants what tips they would give to those moving to the UK capital.
Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew
The 30-year-old suffered head injuries in the crash on Friday night and passed away yesterday.
The GAA football emigrants XV - 15 intercounty players who are away this summer
Here’s our best 15 from the footballers who are currently unavailable for their native counties through emigration.
The 11 most annoying things you can say to an Irish emigrant
So, how long are you back for?
Brendan Quigley - 'There's no point being on a county panel and drawing social welfare'
New York’s captain has no regrets on his decision to leave his native Laois.
Column: We're forced to bring skilled workers from abroad because of our educational failures
At a time when so many are unemployed, we have no choice but to to bring workers from abroad to Ireland. Why? We simply don’t have the skills ourselves.
Column: The Derry of my childhood was shrouded in sadness – now the city can breathe again
Derry truly is a symbol of the “profound transformation” of the relationship between Ireland and Britain, just like President Higgins said last week.
Irish emigrants sent €5.7 billion back from the UK over 30 years
CSO data shows massive transfers from 1940-1970.
As President Higgins visits the UK, how much has the Government supported emigrants there?
To the tune of about €86 million over the last decade according to Eamon Gilmore.
Column: Feeling like an exile in your own country? It’s normal after travelling ...
Within the space of a year, it seems to me that the country has changed utterly. This may be due to a case of reverse culture shock, writes Niamh Ní Shúilleabháin.
Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine
ABC News reports that it is believed that 27-year-old Kevin Browne slipped and fell from rigging at the Hard Times mine in Queensland.
"It's just so hard": Limerick couple to follow their four children to Australia - forever
Janet and Eugene have four children, all of whom live in Australia. Now, they have decided to move.