Tuesday 23rd September 2014
Generation Emigration

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From Mullingar to Melbourne in 1983 Emigrants never forget the date or day they leave home, writes Philip Lynch
Young Ireland Sydney: the oldest and most successful GAA club in NSW Young Ireland Sydney was founded in 1969 and ever since then it has provided a home away from home for Irish people in Sydney and New South Wales, writes Máire Coffey.
Number of Irish applying for Australian working holiday visas falls dramatically New figures published by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship today show the number of Irish citizens granted working holiday visas in the second half of 2012 was down 28.8 per cent on the same period in 2011.
Disappointed by the Australian dream I wished so much for Australia to be the land of opportunity for me, but it has turned out to be nothing like I imagined, writes Michelle Carpenter.
Stop the lights: the Irish women working in Sydney traffic control Pádraig Collins had a great article in The Irish Times Magazine on Saturday about how the traffic control system on construction sites in Sydney is dominated by young women from Ireland.
More than 200 Irish become Australian citizens on Australia Day Are you celebrating Australia Day today, or have you recently become an Australian citizen?
Once temperate Tasmania falls victim to devastating bushfires Things are hotting up on the island where temperatures rose to 59.9 degrees, writes PHILIP LYNCH
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