Generation Emigration

The Irish Times forum by and for Irish citizens abroad

The global reach of a single Irish village A Generation Emigration writer has won a travel writing prize for his story about his mother's village of Moyvane, Co Kerry
Irish in UK can contribute to constitutional reform As an Irishman in Manchester, Declan McSweeney followed the Scottish referendum result with interest
‘That’s me gone’: Jobs fair holds promise of new lives abroad Video interview with a family, heavy machine operator and graduate social worker planning to go
Construction and healthcare workers sought at jobs abroad fairs Companies from NZ, Australia, UK and Canada in Ireland this week to recruit at job expos
Irish J1 students ‘letting Ireland down’ Bad behaviour of a few is damaging the reputation of Irish students in San Francisco
Going back to Ireland is terrifying as well as incredibly exciting After four years in Korea, I have mixed emotions about leaving
We need a strategy on return migration 'Failure to attract young emigrants back will have serious social and economic policy implications in the future'
‘There’ll be a lump in my throat before throw-in on Sunday’ My living room in Utah lacks the atmosphere of Croke Park but I won’t miss a minute of the action, writes Seamus Leonard