Friday 30th January 2015
Generation Emigration

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My Generation: a poem 'Now my generation's leaving, a generation going away, a generation that didn't cause this mess, but the generation that has to pay.'
Talking the talk Getting to grips with the local language can be one of the biggest challenges faced by emigrants as they settle into their new life abroad. RUADHÁN MAC CORMAIC , DEREK SCALLY and CLIFFORD COONAN speak to those who have made an effort to learn, and others who are getting on without.
Postcards from abroad: Why we love where we live now More than 100 emigrants entered our recent competition to write short pieces about why they love their new homes. Here is a selection, sent with pics from all over the world. WINNER: Steven Lydon, Colombia.
Destination in Focus: Germany Practical advice on moving to Germany from Ireland, with info on employment opportunities, finding a place to live, useful liks to Irish organisations, and cultural considerations to keep in mind, prepared in collaboration with the The Irish Business Network (IBN) Germany.