‘Every time I go home, it gets harder to come back’WILD GEESE: Denise Hession, blogger, Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi is good for families, but consider costs when weighing up salaries
- February 8, 2013, 11:46
Going to extremes in the deserts of DubaiLiving in Dubai can have a strange effect on people - here, four Irish expats tell John Holden about why the desert is a perfect place for indulging in extreme sports
- January 25, 2013, 09:18
Rising star of corporate films in the Middle EastWILD GEESE: Kirby Kearns, managing director of Resolution Production, Qatar: Kearns has worked around the red tape in the Middle East to build an award-winning corporate film business.
- January 21, 2013, 09:35
‘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
Riding out the recession in the Middle EastTax-free salaries and a construction boom are attracting Irish workers to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, but some struggle with the climate and culture, writes CIARA KENNY
- December 14, 2012, 08:50
Best blogs by teachers abroadTeacherPort, an online resource for teachers working overseas, has just announced the winners of its 2012 best blog awards. The list is a good resource for teachers looking to find out about living and working in Asia, the Middle East or South America.
- December 4, 2012, 11:12
‘I want to return home, but that means a new career’I have worked all over Europe, Africa and the Middle East helping to organise democratic elections with the EU and UN, but I still see Ireland as home and would love to return full-time someday, says NIALL McCANN
- November 16, 2012, 10:33
‘Home is a sense of belonging’SARAH MCKEVITT moved to Dubai with her family two years ago, but it was a holiday experience in Thailand that made her reassess her sense of home
- September 21, 2012, 04:17