Sunday 26th October 2014
Generation Emigration

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Debate: are emigrants abandoning Ireland, or has it abandoned them? A Facebook page has accused emigrants of being ‘Ireland Abandoners’. In The Irish Times today, two young Irish people, home and abroad, weigh up the debate
Ireland Abandoners: Did it raise your ire, or a valid point? A Facebook page taking aim at emigrants who were "abandoning Ireland when she needs them most" sparked an angry debate between those who leave and a small minority of those who stay behind and are resentful for that. What did you think of the page?
Gathering thoughts in the great silence of cyberspace In his weekly column today, Michael Harding muses on relationships maintained with a loved emigrant friend and his wife through email and blogs: Gathering thoughts in the great silence of cyberspace.