Monday 24th November 2014
Generation Emigration

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Canadian visa quota for Irish almost full Eighty per cent of the 6,350 Canadian working holiday visas available for Irish people this year have already been snapped up, just three days after applications opened.
Gallery: Moving our family from Dublin to Nova Scotia Uprooting our family and moving to Nova Scotia was one of the most difficult things we have been through. This slideshow traces our journey through the packing stages, the difficult goodbyes and the trip to Canada itself, writes Cyndi Fendley Sweeney
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
Christmas with new friends in Whistler I came to Canada for a better way of life, where happiness is measured by how many days you go up the mountain in winter or how many days you spend in the bike park in summer, writes Ercus Long
Sponging up life education in Canada I have found independence during a study exchange in Toronto, which has woken me up to the realities of adulthood, writes Martina Gannon.
Thousands attend jobs fair Almost 8,000 jobseekers attended the Working Abroad Expo in the RDS in Dublin at the weekend, looking for information on opportunities in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.
Jobseekers wanted: Working Abroad Expo in Dublin More than 70 exhibitors will be at the Working Abroad Expo at the RDS this weekend. Recruiters and employers from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the Middle East will be offering jobs to nurses and construction workers to cheesemakers and pork butchers.
Camogie: A unifying force for Irish women in Toronto The establishment of the Toronto Camogie Club shows how a simple pastime can galvanise an emigrant community and bring people together, writes Trish Griffin