Ciara Kenny

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Prime Time focuses on taxation as motivating factor for emigrants

The main item on RTÉ’s Prime Time last night was about emigration

Wed, Oct 9, 2013, 15:27


The main item on RTÉ’s Prime Time last night was about emigration. The focus was on taxation as a primary factor motivating people to leave, an argument which UCC’s Piaras MacÉinrí demolished when he said tax had rarely been mentioned in the 1,500 interviews his team carried out with emigrants over the past year as part of the Emigre project research.

Watch the full programme on the RTÉ Player.

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