Generation Emigration

The Irish Times forum by and for Irish citizens abroad

Nick Carswell (right) and his bandmates have used crowdfunding to help pay for their trip to Ireland from Kansas. ‘Living in Kansas has nourished the artist in me’

I’m happy to count myself among the creatives working in this hub of culture in the midwest, writes Nick Carswell

Diaspora Deenihan: ‘I have to move fast’ Interview from the paper: 'Time is of the essence' for the new junior minister. What are his priorities?
Summer abroad: Working in New York and London The three-month summer break offers many students their first opportunity to live and work in another country
Summer abroad: Volunteering in India 30-year-old Maeve Heslin is taking a summer out to coordinate a group of student Suas volunteers in Kolkata
‘Emigration has been a way back, a sort of redemption’ Life is lonely sometimes in Saudi Arabia, but there's a lot I'm grateful for, writes Noel Scanlon
‘Sure won’t I be back before ye know it’ As winter winds howl here in Tasmania I realise I have no immediate plans to revisit 'home'
What do Irish organisations abroad want from the new diaspora minister? From Canada to Australia, representatives working with Irish people abroad share their hopes for the new ministry
J1 graduate visa programme for US extended 12-month visa scheme was due to expire for Irish graduates in October