Sunday 21st December 2014
Generation Emigration

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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.
“It’s not the goodbyes we dread. What worries us is when we’ll see each other again” Katie Harrington was the first of her friends to emigrate when she signed a contract to teach English in Abu Dhabi in 2009. She came back to Ireland for a visit this summer to find very few of her friends still here.