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#Overseas

# overseas - Monday 30 November, 2020

Number of overseas passengers dropped by 76% this year
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of overseas passengers dropped by 76% this year

Nov 30th 2020, 7:41 PM 9,437 Views 10 Comments

More than four million overseas passengers travelled to and from Ireland from January to October, down from 17 million in 2019.

# overseas - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Boost for Rennie's Wallabies with tweak to policy on overseas-based players
# Rules
From The42
# Rules

Boost for Rennie's Wallabies with tweak to policy on overseas-based players

Sep 10th 2020, 9:21 AM 7,141 Views 4 Comments

Rugby Australia will allow the head coach to pick two players who don’t fulfil the ‘Giteau Law’ requirements.

# overseas - Sunday 26 July, 2020

104 people have had their Covid unemployment payment stopped due to international travel
# Stopped
# Stopped

104 people have had their Covid unemployment payment stopped due to international travel

Jul 26th 2020, 4:23 PM 196,947 Views 200 Comments

The Department of Social Protection said the payment is not for people going on holidays.

# overseas - Monday 4 May, 2020

NFL scraps four London games for coming season
# Overseas
From The42
# Overseas

NFL scraps four London games for coming season

May 4th 2020, 6:18 PM 4,042 Views 1 Comment

A game set for Mexico City’s Azteca Stadium has also been cancelled.

# overseas - Friday 6 March, 2020

President-elect not 'out of touch' with GAA, while New York's Tailteann Cup bid back on table
# Overseas
From The42
# Overseas

President-elect not 'out of touch' with GAA, while New York's Tailteann Cup bid back on table

Mar 6th 2020, 9:30 AM 6,060 Views 0 Comments

‘Just because we’re overseas doesn’t make us any less involved in the Association,’ says New York chairperson Joan Henchy.

# overseas - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around
# Honesty
From The42
# Honesty

'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around

Oct 22nd 2019, 9:14 AM 9,258 Views 11 Comments

The former Munster head coach has overseen South Africa’s transformation into World Cup contenders.

# overseas - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland
# USA
# USA

Enda's off to Chicago to promote Ireland

Jun 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,638 Views 27 Comments

His Department said the primary focus of the trip is to promote Ireland as a location for investment, trade and tourism.

# overseas - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Italian politicians want jail for gay couples who use overseas surrogates
# Overseas
# Overseas

Italian politicians want jail for gay couples who use overseas surrogates

Jan 21st 2016, 3:37 PM 8,680 Views 142 Comments

A prominent gay rights group has branded the move ‘indecent’.

# overseas - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment
# Fertility
# Fertility

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment

Aug 3rd 2014, 2:43 PM 12,435 Views 23 Comments

Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.

# overseas - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Ireland gave more than €637m in overseas aid last year
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

Ireland gave more than €637m in overseas aid last year

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:23 PM 8,666 Views 72 Comments

The Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello said Irish people can be proud of what their overseas development aid programme has achieved.

# overseas - Saturday 21 June, 2014

We spent €35k last year monitoring elections in Tajikistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan
# Let's Be Diplomatic
# Let's Be Diplomatic

We spent €35k last year monitoring elections in Tajikistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan

Jun 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 4,129 Views 8 Comments

The current roster of election observers, drawn up in May of last year, includes about 200 people with previous experience of elections or public office.

# overseas - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Transitions Optical warns of 60 redundancies as work moves to Asia
# Overseas
# Overseas

Transitions Optical warns of 60 redundancies as work moves to Asia

Jun 18th 2014, 10:56 AM 6,809 Views 40 Comments

It’s expected that redundancies will be completed by the end of the year.

# overseas - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing
# Emerald Isle
# Emerald Isle

Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing

Jun 12th 2014, 7:21 PM 19,150 Views 59 Comments

More than 7 million tourists are expected to visit Ireland this year.

# overseas - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas
# Lung Disease
# Lung Disease

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas

May 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 15,533 Views 64 Comments

However, the Defence Forces were unaware for almost ten years.

# overseas - Friday 28 March, 2014

Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement

Mar 28th 2014, 2:43 PM 4,050 Views 5 Comments

Director of rugby David Humphreys has tipped The Sharks prop to be a huge success at Ravenhill.

# overseas - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Looks like The Gathering worked — last year was officially our best for tourism since 2008…
# Leo Var-glad-kar
# Leo Var-glad-kar

Looks like The Gathering worked — last year was officially our best for tourism since 2008…

Jan 28th 2014, 10:50 PM 12,590 Views 74 Comments

Tourism bosses say they’re thrilled with today’s official figures. Gabriel Byrne, probably not so much…

# overseas - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

Dec 1st 2013, 2:44 PM 6,345 Views 45 Comments

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

# overseas - Monday 15 July, 2013

Support for Irish overseas aid "remains strong"
# Aid
# Aid

Support for Irish overseas aid "remains strong"

Jul 15th 2013, 4:32 PM 3,314 Views 23 Comments

A new poll says that even in a downturn, three in four people want Ireland to deliver on its aid promises.

# overseas - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Is RTÉ to charge international viewers for watching online?
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Is RTÉ to charge international viewers for watching online?

Apr 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 8,957 Views 81 Comments

A spokesperson has said shows such as the Late Late Show and Saturday Night Show won’t incur a charge to view.

# overseas - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Irish organisation's evolving approach to overseas aid
# Aidlink
# Aidlink

Irish organisation's evolving approach to overseas aid

Apr 7th 2013, 9:45 AM 4,524 Views 4 Comments

Aidlink was set up in 1982, and since the lat 1990s has undergone a number of major changes – including immersing students in Ghanian life.

# overseas - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Deadline approaches for €1 million Bord Bia graduate programme
# Bord Bia
# Bord Bia

Deadline approaches for €1 million Bord Bia graduate programme

Feb 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,371 Views 4 Comments

The programme sends 25 graduates to work with Irish food companies overseas.

# overseas - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Limerick company launches scholarship to fight skills shortage
# Jobs
# Jobs

Limerick company launches scholarship to fight skills shortage

Dec 27th 2012, 3:23 PM 6,649 Views 5 Comments

Emutex has launched a scholarship and internship for third level undergraduate students, after having to go abroad to hire seven out of 10 people in 2012.

# overseas - Friday 26 October, 2012

72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant
# Markets
# Markets

72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant

Oct 26th 2012, 2:04 PM 3,603 Views 14 Comments

A survey also showed that only 21 per cent of CEOs believe that Ireland will return to strong GDP growth in 2013.

# overseas - Friday 19 October, 2012

Overseas students attending University of Limerick set to spend €15 million
# Economy
# Economy

Overseas students attending University of Limerick set to spend €15 million

Oct 19th 2012, 8:15 PM 7,901 Views 13 Comments

The 2,200-plus international students who are set attend the university this year are expected to spend between €7,000-12,000 each.

# overseas - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Coach tourism sector "running at a loss"
# Tourism
# Tourism

Coach tourism sector "running at a loss"

Jun 12th 2012, 1:42 PM 1,911 Views 4 Comments

A new study involving 66 coach tour operators showed that the number of coach-tourists is down by 16 per cent, while hire-out rates are down 5 per cent.

# overseas - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012
# Travel
# Travel

Fewer visits to Ireland in early 2012

May 2nd 2012, 12:25 PM 2,172 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish residents made 2.5 per cent fewer visits between January and March.

# overseas - Monday 5 March, 2012

Irish tourism "in fragile state"
# Tourism
# Tourism

Irish tourism "in fragile state"

Mar 5th 2012, 10:09 AM 2,314 Views 17 Comments

The chief executive of the Irish Hotel Federation has said that hotels and guesthouses are “struggling to cope” with a two-speed recovery in the sector.

# overseas - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Higher Irish exports in February push trade surplus up 33 per cent
# Exports
# Exports

Higher Irish exports in February push trade surplus up 33 per cent

Apr 21st 2011, 8:45 PM 566 Views 4 Comments

Latest CSO figures show a boost in export values in February 2011 in comparison with January.