Wednesday 27th May 2015
Generation Emigration

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Inspirational Irish women abroad On International Women's Day, three Irish emigrant women share their stories with Catriona Doherty
Where’s your sense of adventure? I like to think the fact that I live in Africa makes me a bit of an explorer, but it turns out I'm not very courageous or adventurous after all, writes Ceire Sadlier in Zambia
Emigrant Christmases: ‘Skype was broken. But actually I was relieved’ 'Christmas outside, in a summer dress'... Five Irish emigrants around the world share their experiences of how they celebrated with Ciara Kenny
‘I want to return home, but that means a new career’ I have worked all over Europe, Africa and the Middle East helping to organise democratic elections with the EU and UN, but I still see Ireland as home and would love to return full-time someday, says NIALL McCANN
I’ve made a life abroad, but it isn’t ‘home’ I’ve just returned to Zambia after a trip back to Ireland, and while my life is now “abroad”, it’s hard to imagine anywhere else will ever replace Ireland, with all its familiar sights and sounds, as my home, writes Ceire Sadlier.
Inflated acts of generosity: making a song and dance of our kindness Ceire Sadlier writes from Zambia about the very Irish way of being kind.