Irish emigrants in London experience culture shock, report findsNew Irish arrivals in London experience culture shock and anxiety, a major new report by the London Irish Centre and the Federation of Irish Societies has found.
- October 30, 2012, 21:40
‘I feel like Canada’s oldest backpacker’Now in our 60s, having closed our construction business, my husband and I have left our home in Galway to move to Canada, says Eileen Burke.
- May 25, 2012, 08:55
Emigration: the parents’ experienceEmigrating is tough for those that leave, but it can be heartbreak for the parents and family who stay in Ireland, writes Ciara Kenny in The Irish Times today.
- May 11, 2012, 09:06
An elder emigrantLeaving a life behind in Ireland is especially difficult for older people, writes Mary Halpin, who struggled to make ends meet for two years before she made the decision to move to England in search of work.
- April 16, 2012, 10:20
Off to New York with the iPaddiesAt 53 years of age, Barry McKinley is planning on leaving the country again, returning to New York city where he worked for more than a decade.
- March 30, 2012, 07:47
Teeing up a place in the sunEmigrating is not just for the young: with sunnier climes and lower living costs, many Irish retirees are moving abroad where pensions stretch further and they enjoy a more active life, writes CIARA KENNY
- February 17, 2012, 08:24
Liverpool: Irish Community Care MerseysideIrish journalist Declan McSweeney, who recently moved to Liverpool, visited the Irish Community Centre Merseyside and found that young Irish are returning in droves to a city with deep rooted Irish connections.
- January 19, 2012, 09:15
Persistent Immigration Homesickness (P.I.H.)Patrick McKenna spent 34 years being homesick in Montreal, but when the option to move back to Ireland finally arose, the nostalgia for Ireland melted away and he finally developed an appreciation for Canada.
- January 14, 2012, 15:11