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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Irish Abroad

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'They all talk about Ireland being their home. But often they have no home left there'
Last week, an appeal was made for people to attend the funeral of an Irishman who died alone in Manchester.
Hourihane's stunning free-kick the difference after Murphy pegged Villa back
Two Ireland internationals were on target in today’s late Championship game.
A promising young Irish goalkeeper scored an absolute screamer on his debut
What a way to introduce yourself!
Conor Hourihane bagged an incredible hat-trick this evening as Aston Villa downed Norwich
The 26-year-old has four goals in his last two games in the Championship.
Sean Maguire starts for Preston in Championship opener
Preston face Sheffield Wednesday at Deepdale this afternoon and there is plenty of Irish interest.
BBC Three made a guide based on 'things not to say to Irish people' and they nailed it
Comedians In Rooms Dispelling Myths.
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.
This Irish 'couple' made a holy show of themselves with a fake proposal at an outdoor karaoke event
You can’t take us anywhere
Irish striker among Arsenal's first year scholar intake for next season
Jordan McEneff makes the step up from schoolboy level.
Cork native secures move to League One side after five years at Celtic
Fiacre Kelleher has joined Oxford United.
Argentinian great Albacete joins Donnacha Ryan at Racing to make a seriously mean looking second row
The Puma is one of three men leaving Toulouse for the Paris club.
Irish emigrants are sharing their own versions of chicken fillet rolls that they find abroad on Facebook
People will go as far as paying $8 for a chicken fillet roll in the US.
'It's a team any Irish boy would want to play for. I ended up playing against them'
Oli Jager had an impressive outing against the Lions on Saturday and is hungry for more.
Son of former Leinster captain Pim thriving in Australian club rugby
Sam Pim is part of a small Irish contingent at University of Queensland.
Irishman Shane O'Leary gets call-up to Canada trials before June Tests
The 24-year-old left Connacht at the end of the season.
Ex-Ireland Schools prop Jager to face Lions in New Zealand tour opener
The tighthead will be among those who get the first shot at the Lions next week.
Irish duo help Exeter into Prem final as Ryan returns to Top 14 with Agen
Marty Moore was part of a Wasps squad that also reached the English league decider.
The IRFU is serious about bringing in Irish-qualified talent from around the world
Joe Lydon explains what he’ll be doing as head of the union’s new IQ Rugby programme.
Quiet build-up as quiet man McCall looks for Saracens to get job done
The English side defend their Champions Cup title against Clermont tomorrow in Murrayfield.
'I set up the first Irish bar in Jakarta. It took 18 months just to get Guinness on tap'
This former IT worker and salesman wound up as a pub owner in Asia.
Scarlets delighted with impact of 'absolutely outstanding' Irishman Beirne
The former Leinster lock has been in superb form since his move to the Welsh region.
Ex-Ireland centre Maggs joins as IRFU launch new IQ programme in UK
The highly-regarded Joe Lydon, formerly of the RFU and WRU, will oversee the new branch.
O'Connell on the scoresheet, Schmidt into the semis and all the exiles action
There was plenty of Irish involvement in England, France, Wales and Italy over the weekend.
This Irish woman living in Dubai had a 'Mayo for Sam' themed hen party
Ulster lock Treadwell's path points to Ireland caps under Schmidt
The 21-year-old has made a positive impression since his move from Harlequins last summer.
Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad
The Treviso playmaker’s remarkable story in rugby continues.
Hanrahan's try, Scholes getting chances in Edinburgh, and all the exiles' action
We round up the Irish players’ involvements in England and France last weekend.
'I just hope I left the odd mark along the way' - ex-Munster player Coughlan set to retire
The former Munster number eight has called time on his playing career.
Ex-Ireland U20s prop Betts playing in Australia but will return to Leicester
The 20-year-old prop is gaining experience on the other side of the world.
McCall believes Saracens can be better and sees brighter future for Munster
The Sarries director of rugby was impressed with Munster’s work rate.
Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa
Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.
Irish tighthead Oli Jager in line for second Super Rugby cap for Crusaders
The 21-year-old made his debut last month against the Reds.
14 essential facts of life for Irish people abroad on Paddy's Day
Your time to shine.
Irishman Prendergast appointed attack coach at French club Oyonnax
The former Munster scrum-half will hope to be working in the Top 14 again next season.
Michael D Higgins: 'St Patrick's own life story was one of hardship and migration'
President Higgins described the Irish as a migrant people in his St Patrick’s Day message to those at home and abroad.
Irish out-half McKinley extends contract with Italian club Treviso
The 27-year-old has been in fine form since joining the Italians last summer.
Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote
Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.
Connacht set to bring Coulson back to Ireland after three years with Grenoble
The 22-year-old loosehead prop is set for a move to the western province this summer.
'Knocking on the door all the time, someone has to answer at some stage'
Irishmen Ged McNamara and John Farrell are part of the backroom set-up with Georgia.