Wednesday 27th May 2015
Generation Emigration

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‘Emigration was supposed to be the easy way out’ Leaving Ireland takes organisation, planning and most of all, courage - as speech and language therapist Mary Coleman has discovered since making the decision to go
Swiss life through a Cavan girl’s eyes Ireland will always be 'home', but Switzerland, with its stunning natural beauty, outdoors lifestyle and excellent healthcare system, is where my family's future lies, writes Claire Moran
Nurse. Come quick. It’s an emergency! Australia needs you Australian health boards are coming to Ireland to recruit Irish nurses, with the promise of better pay and prospects - and that famous Australian lifestyle, writes CIARA KENNY
‘I doubt I could have had such a fulfilling medical career if I had stayed in Ireland’ I treasure my Irish upbringing, but the sadness of leaving Ireland has been compensated by the benefits of the life I have made for myself as a consultant in the US over the last 43 years, writes Brian Connolly.