‘It’s difficult to emigrate, but moving home is harder’I never intended to stay away from Ireland for so long. I don’t think most emigrants do when they first take flight, says Clare Waldron, who is returning to live in Ireland after 30 years abroad.
- January 18, 2013, 08:51
Reminiscing with old friends at ChristmasA trip up Killiney Hill with returnees from Texas, Berlin, London and Toronto brought back memories of our shared youth, writes Jeanette Farrel
- January 8, 2013, 16:02
Reflections on a homecoming: ‘The fight has gone out of Irish people’Visiting emigrants share their impressions of Ireland while home for Christmas and New Year with Ciara Kenny
- January 4, 2013, 10:25
Christmas with new friends in WhistlerI 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
- December 23, 2012, 16:24
The time of year when home seems very far awayCIARA KENNY found out how the Irish abroad will spend Christmas this year
- December 21, 2012, 08:37
Home for holidays: emigrants welcomed home for ChristmasVIDEO: The Irish Times visited Dublin Airport today to speak to groups of families and friends as they welcome their loved ones home for Christmas.
- December 18, 2012, 18:30
How the pinch steals ChristmasNew technologies and cheap flights mean young emigrants are more connected with home at Christmas than their counterparts in the 1980s, but that doesn't necessarily make things easier for those who are reluctantly living abroad, or for those left behind, writes Alan Keane
- December 17, 2012, 09:00
Have your say: hosting friends and family from homeDoes hosting folks from home make you homesick or give you a newfound appreciation for your home abroad? We want to hear about your experiences.
- August 7, 2012, 07:53