Generation Emigration

The Irish Times forum by and for Irish citizens abroad

People are too quick to say emigration is a positive We focus too much on those who make a name or fortune for themselves abroad, writes Colum Kenny
Celebrating Irishness in the ‘33rd county’ Liverpool Irish Festival marks impact immigrants from across the water have had on the city
‘Home is never too far away when you’re holding a gaelic football’ Video: Pan European GAA Football Finals attract 450 players to Maastricht
Emigrants are making RTÉ listen How a campaign to stop RTÉ closing its longwave service has gathered momentum
Packing up after six glorious, joyful years in Africa -It feels funny to write this, to spill all this cheesy love for Africa, but it deserves praise'
In praise of Irish rain Patrick McKenna couldn't wait to leave damp Irish days behind, but now in Montreal, he yearns for them
How Australia recruits doctors and nurses From the paper: Recruitment of Irish nurses leads to complaint of ‘unfairness’ from Australian unions
Hope and scepticism at diaspora roundtable in London Group of representatives from Irish communities in Britain meet to discuss hopes for Minister Deenihan's portfolio