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# emigration - Friday 27 September, 2013

Big study finds 1 in 4 rural households have had someone emigrate

New research into Irish emigration has found clear evidence of a ‘brain drain’ with highly educated people choosing to move abroad to find work.

# emigration - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Column: The truths and costs of moving to London

Many young Irish people who have exhausted their job search at home are choosing to pop across the water to London – if you’re one of them, here are some much-needed tips, writes Jenny Conlon.

# emigration - Sunday 15 September, 2013

"There is nothing decided on welfare cap" - Joan Burton

Reports today say that cuts to Social Protection will amount to a welfare cap, but the Minister for Social Protection says nothing has been decided.

# emigration - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 14 hardest little things about leaving Ireland Out Forr'n

The 14 hardest little things about leaving Ireland

No matter how you go, it’s not easy. Here’s the worst of it.

# emigration - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Column: Australian politics is at a crossroads – a fact belied by a lacklustre election campaign

Thousands of young Irish men and women in Australia on working visas are becoming caught up in an ugly xenophobic campaign about keeping jobs for locals, writes NSW Senator Ursula Stephens.

# emigration - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Column: The dole queue or the departure lounge? This is the choice Ireland's youth is facing

The latest emigration figures offer little hope to the young people of Ireland – the government must act now and produce a national jobs strategy for young people, writes Joe O’Connor.

# emigration - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Ireland’s emigration figures and whether the UK is going to take military action in Syria.

Ten people emigrate from Ireland every hour

The number of under-14s in Ireland now numbers over a million, but a person leaves the country every six minutes.

Jobs Expo says it has more than 200 Irish positions on offer

Among the companies signed up to this event are KBC Bank, Citco Fund Services, Morgan McKinley and Hibernia Evros.

# emigration - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 reasons you're better off than your friends who've moved to London No Place Like Home

13 reasons you're better off than your friends who've moved to London

We’re having a ball here in Ireland, after all.

# emigration - Monday 19 August, 2013

Returning Irish citizens must pay ‘non-EU fees’ of up to €20,000 for third-level education

The rules apply to students who have spent more than two years of the previous five outside the European Union.

# emigration - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Every single county has more long-term unemployed this year

Just three counties saw an overall drop in the Live Register – Limerick, Kerry and Clare.

# emigration - Friday 2 August, 2013

Australia wants our tree surgeons and sheep shearers

Positions being offered by employers pay between €40,000 and €68,000.

# emigration - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Live Register falls by 3,200 in July

The number of people signing on for a year or more has decreased slightly, -1.3 per cent on July 2012.

Irish graduates in Australia sought for jobs back home

Recruiters at Robert Walters want Irish emigrants who have gained experience in financial services.

# emigration - Thursday 25 July, 2013

'There are better opportunities abroad' - young Labour councillor emigrates

Stephen Fitzpatrick, who served as Eamon Gilmore’s assistant, has resigned from his position on Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council to move to New Zealand.

# emigration - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Column: In a same-sex relationship with an American citizen? Here's what you should know

Irish citizens in same-sex relationships with US citizens or green card holders have new US immigration rights. Here’s what you should know about the changes, writes Limerick-born immigration lawyer Caro Kinsella

# emigration - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

From The42 GAA club picks ‘Emigrants 15′ to show crippling effects of recession GAA

GAA club picks ‘Emigrants 15′ to show crippling effects of recession

Mayo club Kilmovee Shamrocks have lost a full team’s worth of players to emigration.

# emigration - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Nearly 1,000 jobs outside of Ireland advertised on government website

The Department of Social Protection is advertising hundreds of positions overseas for jobseekers in Ireland.

# emigration - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

A government website is advertising excavation work for jobseekers... in Iraq

The position in the war-torn Middle East country is one of dozens advertised on the State training and employment agency’s website that are based outside of Ireland.

# emigration - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Column: Unable to find work in Ireland, I had no choice but to leave

I was offered a job abroad and even though I had no family or friends there, I had to take it, writes Seanán Ó Coistín.

# emigration - Friday 21 June, 2013

Column: Why scapegoat the most vulnerable to protect the most powerful?

Immigrants have become the new enemy, writes Bobby Gilmore – who says if we are not careful protectionism, extreme nationalism, racism, ethno-centrism and exclusion will prevail in Europe.

# emigration - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Immigration reform passes crucial hurdle in US Senate

It is hoped the Senate will pass the bill, which provides a 13-year pathway to citizenship for the more than 11 million living illegally in the United States, by the July 4 break.

Column: What do you really know about emigrating?

Emigration from Ireland is once again a reality for many young people and their families – but how much do young people facing the prospect really know about the country they are emigrating to before they leave Ireland, asks Marie-Claire McAleer.

# emigration - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Many emigrants fled Ireland because they were the victims of sexual abuse

Physical and sexual abuse and parents with alcohol or drug problems were listed as some of the main reasons why people left Ireland in the past.

# emigration - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Whatever will we do about all those job-taking immigrants?

Isn’t it odd that, at the same time as we’re begging for amnesty for illegal immigrants in another country, we posses near Arizona Tea Party Republican levels of antipathy towards certain segments of our immigrant body at home, writes Aaron McKenna.

# emigration - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland'

“Mary” has been living in Ireland since 2004 and says she can’t imagine her life anywhere else. Here, she explains what it’s like to live under the constant fear of deportation.

# emigration - Friday 10 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 15 annoying things emigrants say Facepalm

15 annoying things emigrants say

‘Would you not think about moving over?’

Most Irish emigrants 'want to return home' - if they can get a job

A report from the National Youth Council of Ireland says that many young Irish emigrants are moving abroad to experience new horizons and access greater opportunities.

# emigration - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge One girl's reasons for 'un-emigrating' back to Ireland Coming Home Now This post contains videos

One girl's reasons for 'un-emigrating' back to Ireland

Including chippers, Coppers and the craic.

# emigration - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Three Irish men shortlisted for 'best jobs in the world'

Rich Cullen is running around Australia in a green body suit as part of his campaign, while Allan Dixon is getting Irish politicians to do weird things with their hands.

Australia targeting Irish workers in social media campaign

Young people in Ireland, the UK and the USA will have seen ads from the Australian government over the past month.

# emigration - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Column: Micheál Martin’s response to anti-immigrant rhetoric was lily-livered

Kevin Sheahan sparked anger in Limerick’s council chamber when he demanded an ‘Irish first’ housing policy, but Micheál Martin has refused to properly sanction these anti-immigrant statements, writes Dr Matt Cannon.

# emigration - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice Emigration This post contains videos

Government minister: There are people emigrating by choice

Junior minister for jobs, John Perry, said that some people would be “quite delighted” to go to the United States in the Dáil yesterday.

# emigration - Saturday 13 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: How Ireland has some of the fittest fat kids in the world and why the axing of Communion grants is ‘worse than the famine’.

# emigration - Saturday 6 April, 2013

7 documents from the archives of Irish emigrants in Britain

London Metropolitan University is documenting the history of Irish people in Britain. Here are just some of the things they’ve found for their archive.

# emigration - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Poll: Should young people be prioritised in job creation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should young people be prioritised in job creation?

USI wants a ‘significant investment’ in youth job creation – but younger people are also less likely to have pressures like mortgages.

USI calls for greater investment in Youth Guarantee Scheme

Latest figures have shown that 30.8 per cent of those under 25 years of age are now unemployed.

# emigration - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Column: It can be a crowded nest when you still live at home with your parents

Due to ongoing economic problems the option of leaving the family home to start your own independent life is increasingly being put on the long finger, writes Tony Moore.

# emigration - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Website aims to answer questions about our past

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will launch later today.