Friday 26th December 2014
Generation Emigration

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Playing Pollyanna in Asia As I sit sipping mango juice watching mopeds swerve around each other on the streets of Hanoi, I feel glad that the recession has made me do things I would never have done otherwise, writes Kate O'Leary.
Teaching a little and learning a lot Peter Flynn was forced to emigrate to find work, but it has made him a better teacher and given him opportunities and experiences he could never have previously imagined.
Destination in Focus: Singapore Practical advice on visas, finding a job and a place to live in Singapore, with useful links to Irish organisations, recruitment agencies, social and business networks and emergency assistance, written by Philip Galloway and Isa Schaller of Gateway Singapore.
From Tipp to Brunei John Ryan had his heart set on moving to Thailand when he graduated as a teacher in 2004. Eight years later, he is married with two sons in Brunei, where he works short hours, has a good salary and long holidays.